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Hearing Loss Cures of the Past

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The best remedy for hearing loss is, of course, hearing aids. For those whose ears do not function, cochlear implants can “hear” for them, sending electrical representations of sound, like a healthy cochlea would create, directly to the auditory nerve. This is the closest thing to a “cure” for hearing loss and deafness that we have seen in human history, …

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Communication At Work | May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

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Each May the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) celebrates Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM). This is a time when ASHA endeavors to raise awareness of communication disorders and what can be done to treat them. The theme for 2020 is “Communication at Work,” and with COVID-19 drastically altering the work lives of most Americans this year, there’s no better time …

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Hearing Loss Cures of the Past

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Hearing loss has been around for a long time. And humans have been finding ways to cure it for just as long.  Hearing aids and cochlear implants are usually the most common (and scientifically proven) approaches for treating hearing loss. Nevertheless, people have sought to explore alternate approaches to “cure” their hearing loss. There have been many hearing treatment experiments …

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When to Get New Hearing Aids

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A common question we are often asked is: “How often should I change my hearing aids?” It’s a tough question to answer. Although we usually suggest replacing hearing aids every three to five years, individual needs widely wildly depending on specific requirements. However, there are some common reasons why you might want to go for an upgrade. If you agree …