Types of Hearing Loss And How to Treat Them

Mature Couple Talking

There are three main types of hearing loss and treatment options differ for each. Any time a person experiences hearing loss of any kind, they suffer some common effects including isolation from loved ones, communication difficulties and trouble reaching personal or professional goals. That’s why it’s important to address hearing issues the correct way based on…

How to Approach Someone About Hearing Loss

Father and Son Talking

If you are concerned that your loved one’s quality of life is being impacted by hearing loss, but he or she doesn’t believe there is a problem, you might need to look at your own behavior. Often, those closest to a person inadvertently ‘enable’ them and mask the reality of a hearing problem, which makes it that much harder to convince them that action is…

How Do Hearing Aids Work?

Hearing Aid Exploded

With modern technology making hearing aids tinier and more discreet every day, you may be one of many wondering, “how do hearing aids actually work?”
Various takes on hearing devices have been around for centuries. Over the years, science and engineering have fine-tuned hearing aids so that today, they address the vast majority hearing losses. Nowadays, the saying “great things come in small packages” is so true…

Tinnitus: Ringing in the ears and how to find relief

Tinnitus Woman

You’re not crazy, that constant sound in your ears could be a real medical condition called tinnitus. And, you’re not the only one looking for relief. If you hear constant ringing, whistling, hissing, or other sounds that never seem to go away, you could be suffering from a hearing condition called tinnitus. The American Tinnitus Association estimates that…

New Hearing Aid Technology Makes for “Easy Listening”

Holding Beltone First Hearing Aid

Digital technology has impacted so much of our lives these days; it’s not surprising that digital advancements have revolutionized hearing aid quality as well. Today’s hearing aid options are smaller, more versatile and more effective than ever before, allowing for automatic sound level adjustments that change according to one’s surroundings, the ability…

A Quick Guide to HearPlus™

HearPlus app

The latest award-winning hearing aids from Beltone wirelessly stream sound from an iPhone®, iPad® or iPod touch®—without the need for an extra device. Hear music, movies, Siri®, GPS directions, phone calls, (just to name a few), in both ears. And, wearers can discreetly control their Beltone First hearing aids with any of the Apple® devices…

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