Most people think about hearing aids as devices that work by simply amplifying sounds – like turning up the volume on your stereo. In reality, the job of a hearing aid is slightly more complicated.
They say, “you are what you eat” and studies have shown that this applies to hearing loss as well. Here are four summer friendly sippers with key ear-friendly nutrients. You need a blender or a juicer and then you’re all set.
Tinnitus is one of the most misunderstood conditions within the domain of hearing and hearing loss. When it comes to tinnitus, abundant myths and misconceptions are the first obstacles that the afflicted person must tackle.
Discount hearing aids purchased online or in warehouse retailers look mighty attractive to some customers - but these "discounts" can be costly in the long run.
A technology developed by researchers in the United Kingdom uses a shape-finding algorithm to identify people via an unlikely source: Their ears.
Gray hair. Wrinkles. Poor eyesight. Age certainly affects how our bodies function – and your ears are no exception.
Trying to hear what your friend is saying on a noisy subway or at a crowded restaurant can be tough – even if you have normal hearing. For people with hearing loss it’s especially difficult.
In the past, a windy day meant a day without hearing aids for many people. But thanks to Widex technology, wind doesn’t have to be a big issue for hearing aid users. It’s all thanks to the Widex Wind Noise Attenuation System Here’s what you need ...
Why are my ears ringing? What is the cause of that buzzing sound in my ears? My ears won’t stop whooshing – what is wrong with me?
Did cavemen hear better than we do today?
“When you buy a hearing aid today you aren’t just buying something that makes you hear, you are buying a device that helps you connect to both the virtual world and the real world,” says Audiological Affairs Specialist Oliver To...
Here are some tips for people with hearing loss to better enjoy holiday gatherings.
So your new hearing aids are working great – but after a few weeks they start to look a little worn. What’s the best way to clean your hearing aids without damaging them? We’ll let you know in this handy guide.
Hearing isn’t just about your ears – your brain plays a big part in how you process and understand sound. Dr. Timothy Steele of Associated Audiologists explains the connection between hearing and understanding and how hearing aids can play a cruc...
It's no secret that listening to loud music over longer periods of time can cause noise-induced hearing loss – but how loud is too loud?
Zika virus and hearing loss in infants could be linked, according to new research released by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
The human hearing range is a description of the pitches and loudness levels a person can hear before feeling discomfort.
Tinnitus is probably causing that ringing or buzzing in your ear that doesn’t seem to go away. Maybe your doctor told you that tinnitus can’t be helped – that you’ll just have to deal with it?
Your hearing aids are designed to meet the needs of many listening situations. Whether you are trying to hear someone whisper or trying NOT to hear your grandson’s screaming, your hearing aids are designed to accommodate the most challengin...
Did you know that your hearing aids have an antenna? Sort of.
How can you hear what someone is saying at a crowded party – even when they are halfway across the room? It’s all about the cocktail party effect.
Hearing aids come in many shapes and sizes – and so do the ears of those who wear them. So how do hearing professionals make sure that your hearing aids fit your ears? It’s a combination of two things: comfort and sound.
If you wear a behind-the-ear hearing aid (BTE), you also have an earmould or an ear tip. Earmoulds for behind-the-ear hearing aids are essential parts of hearing aids. The design of these will greatly affect your comfort, because the sound that y...
Will hearing aids feel weird in my ears? Will people notice that I have hearing aids behind my ears? Will I get annoyed wearing hearing aids all day long? What will my voice sound like when I’m wearing hearing aids?
Tinnitus can be exasperating - that irritating noise just won’t go away! Many people find relaxation exercises are helpful. Here are a few you can try at home.