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Research Connects Heart Disease, Hearing Loss

You may want to take getting an annual hearing exam to heart. Several studies have suggested there is a link between hearing loss and heart disease. More research is still needed to help determine what and why there is a link, but researchers have found there is a strong connection to those with low-frequency hearing

Don’t Let Hearing Loss Ruin The Holidays

The holiday season can be a nightmare for someone with a hearing loss. Dinners, visits with grandchildren and crowded family gatherings can all be experiences that cause someone with hearing loss to act like Scrooge. That’s because these situations can  be very difficult for someone with a hearing loss. Situations with a lot of background

Tinnitus Treatment Now Featured In Wireless Hearing Aids

ReSound’s wireless hearing aid, the Alera, is now available with a tinnitus treatment option. Tinnitus causes ringing in the ears and affects about 15% of the world’s population.  It is the most prevalent physical condition reported by military service members and veterans. The Bluetooth Alera TS combines an advanced hearing aid with a Tinnitus Sound Generator.

Myth Busther: Hearing Loss Isn’t Measured In Percentages

There are more myths surrounding hearing loss and hearing aids than most professionals can even keep track of. If you aren't careful where you get your information, you could end up confused or even causing more damage to your hearing. That's why it's important to find a hearing professional you trust. In the meantime, here is

Free Amplified Phones Available To Texans With Hearing Loss

Did you know there is a program in Texas that provides specialized amplified phones – for free – to Texans who have a hearing loss?  It’s called the Specialized Telecommunications Assistance Program, or STAP.  The program is part of the Public Utility Commission of Texas. A paragraph from their website explains what it is: “The

Don’t Miss Out On Holiday Sounds

The holidays can be stressful. There’s lots of hustle and bustle this time of year to make sure everything’s perfect for the season. Shoppers are hurrying to make sure every detail is considered. One detail you don’t want to overlook is your hearing. There’s plenty to be heard this time of year – carols, greetings

State Benefit Helps Texans Get Free Amplified Phones

Texans listen up: if you have a hearing loss, free help is available. First, if you do have a certain level of hearing loss, we can help you get a free  amplified  telephone through the state’s STAP (Special Telecommunications  Assistance Program) so you don’t have to strain to hear  those important conversations. STAP is part of

Hearing Damage in Movie Theaters

A friend forwarded us the SmartMoney.com article "10 Things Movie Theaters Won't Tell You." The list contains some interesting information — theaters prefer that you don't come to a movie on opening night, and concessions usually account for about 25 percent of a theater's revenue, for example. But what's most applicable to our Hearing Aid Blog

Hearing Damage at a Younger Age Due to iPods and Loud Music

There's a great article in last week's New York Daily News that talks about how iPods and loud music are causing hearing damage — and younger people are exposed to this problem much earlier. As a Dr. Ellen Finkelstein, a board certified audiologist quoted in the article, notes, how long young people are exposed to