Hold on to Your Hearing: The Best and Worst Places to Store Hearing Aids

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Hearing aids are a valuable investment in not just your hearing, but your overall physical, mental and emotional well-being. Among the many benefits of hearing aids are: Decreased feelings of depression, anxiety and anger Decreased risk of dementia and cognitive decline Improved balance and decreased risk of falls Improved ability to focus Increased social interactions
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How to Best Care for Your Hearing Aids

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Finding the right hearing aids can be a life-changing experience. They allow you to maintain your connections with others, participate in all the activities you enjoy, and improve the quality of your life. When you find the right pair, making sure they are properly cared for is essential to ensure they last longer and provide
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How Summer Can Impact Your Hearing Aids

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Summer may be coming to a close, but the hot Texas heat isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. This means there is plenty of time left for family picnics, outdoor adventures and damage to your hearing aid caused by exposure to heat, sweat and water. Dangers of Summertime Heat A summer day in Texas can easily
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How to Use Headphones with Hearing Aids

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Hearing aid technology has been advancing at a rapid pace over the last decade. One of the newest features is the ability for hearing aids to act like headphones, connecting via Bluetooth to smartphones and televisions. However, not all devices have this feature. Whether you have opted for brand new devices or are wearing hearings
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Daily Maintenance You Should Be Performing on Your Hearing Aids

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The sleek and modern hearing aids available today are nothing like the bulky and outdated devices you remember your parents or grandparents wearing. While new hearing aids are designed to provide years of exceptional service, they do require regular maintenance to keep them working their best. Following the daily maintenance checklist outlined below can help
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How to Get a Pair of Hearing Aids

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Hearing aids are medical devices that need to be prescribed by a medical professional. Unlike a TV or a smartphone, you can’t simply walk into Sunland Park Mall and pick up a set. If you’re considering hearing aids, below is everything you need to know about getting your first pair. Step 1: The Hearing Test
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A Guide to Hearing Aid Maintenance

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When a shelf is loose and you have a question about how fix it, you visit McCoy’s Building Supply to speak with the experts. When your hearing aids are acting up, you contact your audiologist. Below are some of the most common hearing aid issues and what you can do to fix them. Your Hearing
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Hearing Aids vs. Cochlear Implants

The most common treatment for hearing loss is hearing aids, but these devices don’t work for everyone. Understanding your treatment options can ensure you find the right solution for your unique type and degree of hearing loss. How Hearing Aids Work Hearings aids amplify sounds loud enough for you to hear them. There are a
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What to Know Before Your First Audiology Visit

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Hearing loss is common; in fact, an estimated 48 million Americans experience the condition. Yet despite its prevalence, only about one in five people who could benefit from hearing aids actually wears them, and those who do wait an average of seven years to do so. We know that there are a lot of barriers
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Hearing Aids Are a Sound Financial Investment

Ninety to 95 percent of mild to severe hearing loss cases could be successfully treated with hearing aids, but only about 20 percent of people who could benefit from the devices actually wear them. One of the biggest reasons people cite for not following through on their hearing loss treatment is the financial cost of
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