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Custom vs. Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids: Finding the Right Fit for Your Ears

In Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Research by Zach Kenealey, HIS

Looking for new hearing aids? You have a range of options to choose from! With advancements in technology and accessibility, individuals experiencing hearing loss have a wide array of choices, including both over-the-counter (OTC) and custom hearing aids. While OTC hearing aids offer convenience and affordability, custom hearing aids provide tailored solutions that prioritize comfort and effectiveness. Let’s explore the …

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Real Stories, Real Triumphs: Cochlear Implants Make All the Difference

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Treatment by Zach Kenealey, HIS

Today, let’s dive into some heart-touching stories that hit the right notes – stories of everyday folks whose lives changed thanks to cochlear implants. These aren’t just gadgets; cochlear implants have the power to give you access to a world of sound. Let’s meet some incredible people and find out how cochlear implants transformed their experiences. Steph’s Musical Revival Meet …

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Common Misconceptions About Hearing Aids

In Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Overall Health by Zach Kenealey, HIS

Hearing aids are transformative devices that can significantly improve quality of life for individuals with hearing loss. Despite their proven efficacy, several myths and misconceptions surround hearing devices, leading to misunderstandings and potential hesitations among those who could benefit from them. Let’s walk through common misconceptions about hearing aids and look at the truths behind these remarkable devices. Myth: Only …

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Nourishing Your Hearing Health: The Vital Link Between Diet and Auditory Wellness

In Ear Health, Hearing Health, Overall Health by Zach Kenealey, HIS

When it comes to self-care, the role of diet in nurturing our overall well-being is undeniable. While we often associate a healthy diet with benefits like weight management and cardiovascular health, it’s time to tune into the connection between our dietary choices and hearing health. Let’s take a closer look at the nutrients that support optimal hearing and the impact …

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The Impact of Noise Pollution on Hearing Health

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Zach Kenealey, HIS

In our bustling modern world, where noise is an inevitable companion, we often underestimate the profound impact of noise pollution on our hearing health. Beyond the annoyance of honking horns, construction clamor, and blaring sirens lies a silent threat that can gradually erode our ability to hear and enjoy the sounds of life. It probably doesn’t surprise you that there’s …

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What to Expect During a Hearing Test: A Comprehensive Guide

In Hearing Loss, Hearing Testing by Zach Kenealey, HIS

If you’ve scheduled a hearing test, you’re taking a significant step toward understanding your hearing health. This proactive approach can lead to improved communication and a better quality of life. In this comprehensive guide, we will walk you through what to expect during a hearing test, preparing you for a journey to improved hearing. The Importance of a Hearing Test …

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The Ringing, Buzzing, and Hissing: All About Tinnitus

In Hearing Health, Signs & Symptoms by Zach Kenealey, HIS

Do you have a ringing sound in your ears? Maybe it’s more of a buzzing, hissing, or whistling sound.  This noise is tinnitus. It can be an unwelcome companion, impacting your quality of life. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll uncover all there is to know about tinnitus – from its causes and types to coping strategies and treatment options. So, …

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Choosing Between Cochlear Implants and Hearing Aids

In Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss by Zach Kenealey, HIS

Welcome to the world of hearing solutions, where the choice between cochlear implants and hearing aids can make a profound difference in your journey to better hearing. Let’s explore the differences between cochlear implants and hearing aids to find out which option will match your hearing needs. Hearing Aids vs. Cochlear Implants Hearing aids are small, discreet devices that amplify …

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Is Your Mood Connected to Hearing Loss?

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Mental Health by Zach Kenealey, HIS

Have you ever noticed that your mood can vary depending on how you’re feeling physically? It’s not uncommon for people to experience changes in their emotions when they’re sick or in pain. But did you know that there may be a connection between your mood and hearing loss? Recent research suggests that hearing loss can have a significant impact on …

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7 Healthy Hearing Habits

In Hearing Health, Tips & Tricks by Zach Kenealey, HIS

Hearing loss is one of the most common health conditions that people experience today. Nearly 1 in 8 people have some degree of hearing loss! Rates of hearing loss are more than twice the rates of diabetes and cancer. This highlights the importance of prioritizing your hearing health which is integral to overall health and wellness. There are many healthy …