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…

Find Comfort in Hearing Loss Support Groups

Support Group

If you are experiencing hearing loss, you are undoubtedly surrounded by friends and family willing to lend their help and encouragement. But often, there is no substitute for solidarity with others going through the same things. Hearing loss support groups, either in person or online, are valuable outlets for people of all ages with…

Hearing Aid Repair 101

Couple with Hearing Care Practitioner

With regular hearing aid repair and maintenance, you can maximize the lifespan of your device. Because of its unique positioning—inside your ear or behind it—your hearing aid is constantly exposed to earwax, humidity, dirt, and moisture. Since these buildups can damage the sensitive device, you must have them cleaned…

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