Hearing Health Blog
Tinnitus, more commonly known as “ringing in the ears,” is a condition in which the patient hears sounds like ringing, humming, buzzing and whistling inside their ears. According to a national health study performed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least 45 million individuals in the United States suffer from tinnitus to some degree. Clearly, it is
Itchy ears and ear canals are a relatively common complaint among people who wear hearing aids . You're more likely to experience this problem when you first begin wearing a hearing aid. Any time you introduce a foreign object into your ear canal, there's the potential for skin irritation. Here are some possible reasons why your ear canals are itchy.
While you may not see a lot of people with hearing aids around, you would be surprised to know how many people actually suffer from some sort of hearing deficiency. Regardless of age or gender, most people experience hearing loss as they age. However, although older people are more prone to suffering from hearing deficiencies, younger people too can become
For most of us out there, using cotton swabs to clean our ears is an activity we seem to enjoy quite a lot. Using a cotton swab to extract all that wax not only feels good, but, according to most of us, it works wonders too. Despite the obvious attachment to cotton swabs, you would be surprised to know that
When you first find out you need a hearing aid , you will probably think of many questions. After all, you're investing in something that will improve your life and help you interact with others in a way you probably couldn't before. Consider a hearing aid as an investment, one that can improve the quality of life. One question you
Question: "What do you like about the Siemens Pure binax 7?" Note that this department of Siemens has been recently purchased by a private investment firm named Sivantos; however, the product willcontinue unchanged under the name Siemens according to my rep. The Siemens Pure binax 7 is one of my favorite hearing models. Of course not every model is good
HEAR IT FROM DR. ITO Question: "What is your opinion of the Oticon Alta Pro hearing aid?" Dr. Ito : "This is a very popular model, especially in San Jose. I'll tell you what I really like about the Oticon Alta Pro hearing aid, and then I'll tell you what I don't like about it." One caveat: The Oticon Alta
If you're anything like the average person in San Jose, you will be doing some online research before you make a major decision, like buying hearing aids. In fact, there is so much information online about hearing aids that it gets a bit confusing. What are the differences between brands? What are the differences between technologies? What features are important?