Bluetooth Hearing Aids: What You Need to Know Before You Buy

Bluetooth Hearing Aids

Bluetooth hearing aids are a technological advancement that allows those with wireless hearing aids eliminate the need of a typical secondary streaming device in order to capture sound. With a Bluetooth hearing aid, the aid connects directly to a mobile or audio device making life with hearing aids simpler. But, as with any electronic purchase, customers must…

Amazing Facts About Hearing Power in Animal Kingdom

Two Elephants

The human ear is an engineering marvel, but we don’t have the market cornered on sophisticated auditory capabilities. Researchers have discovered that many animals can hear sounds and sense danger that humans miss entirely. Here are some of the most impressive feats of hearing found in the animal kingdom…

Check Your Hearing Quickly (and Easily) with an Online Hearing Test

Consultation with Patient

Article by: Steve Brinkman Director of Customer Care Beltone USA About Steve Brinkman If your ability to hear is deteriorating, the problem might be hard to pinpoint at first. Perhaps you’re asking people to repeat themselves frequently in conversation, or your family members are complaining that you keep the television volume too high. If situations […]

What Can Cause A Swishing Sound in Your Ear?

Video Otoscope

It is estimated that 50 million Americans suffer from tinnitus, a medical condition that manifests as a persistent ringing, whooshing or swishing sound in your ear. Because the sound originates from inside the ear, people suffering from tinnitus may feel like an ocean is a roaring inside their head. If you want to get an idea of what a person with…

Hearing Loss Levels: Do you know where you fall?

Beltone Hearing Consultaion

About 48 million Americans have some degree of hearing loss, spanning the spectrum from mild to profound. The extent of deafness is measured in degrees and is divided into different hearing loss levels that are based on the softest decibels (dB) that they’re able to hear, otherwise known as the patient’s auditory…

17% of Adults Have Hearing Loss Earlier Than You’d Think

Woman listening to portable music player

Many people listen to their portable music player while commuting, working out, or waiting for an appointment. What they may not realize, however, is that listening to music through headphones may damage hearing. According to headphones and hearing loss statistics, 17% of adults, along with 12.5% of children and adolescents, have hearing loss that may…

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