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Hearing Loss and the Holidays

What to look for in loved ones who may be hiding a hearing loss, how to talk to them about it. Prior to diagnosis, those with hearing loss may be a little embarrassed to admit that they are hard of hearing, could be in denial of their loss, or not want to even accept it all. And just like the six stages of grieving, an individual must also go through the six stages of hearing loss. These six stages are: denial, anger, awareness, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. A person must, in a sense, go through all six stages before they [...]

Tinnitus – Cause and Affect

Tinnitus can cause debilitating headaches, confusion, loss of hearing, and stress | By Dr. Samantha Kellermeier, AuD Tinnitus is not something that’s a disease in and of itself but is rather a symptom of some other underlying health condition. Tinnitus is often described as a perceived sound but does not come from the environment. It can occur rarely, intermittently, or constantly, ranges in sound quality, and varies in its degree of disturbance. In other words, it does not always affect everyone the same way. The causes of tinnitus can occur for multiple reasons. Some of the most common causes [...]

Veteran’s Affairs (VA) and the Private Market

The Differences between the Veteran’s Affairs (VA) and the Private Market | An interview with Audiologist, Samantha Kellermeier Dr. Samantha Kellermeier, AuD in Georgetown Dr. Samantha Kellermeier, AuD, was previously an Audiology Intern for the Veteran’s Affairs (VA) department. She recently joined the Hearing Aid Express team in Georgetown, Texas. We sat down and asked her a few questions about the noticeable differences between the Veteran's Affairs (VA) and Hearing Aid Express (Private Market) in a recent interview. Have you noticed a difference between your experiences at a Veteran's Affairs and Hearing Aid Express? I would say that [...]