Where Can I Recycle My Hearing Aid Batteries
Oct 09, 2019

Where Can I Recycle My Hearing Aid Batteries?

Hearing aid batteries have a short shelf life with the smallest one lasting about five days and the largest about two weeks. Since you change your batteries regularly, you may be tempted to discard the used hearing aid batteries into the garbage can. These batteries contain toxins that are harmful to the environment when improperly disposed of. Fortunately, you can recycle your hearing aid batteries and save the environment from the potentially harmful toxins. Here’s how: Look for Battery


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Hearing Aids and Speech
Sep 19, 2019

How Hearing Aids Can Help With Speech

Our hearing is one of the most important aspects of our lives. However, over time, our hearing can start to fade, which makes it difficult to hear as well as before. Not only can this severely hinder how we hear sounds and voices, it also affects our speech. Luckily, hearing aids can help keep these problems from getting worse or arising entirely. Learn more on how hearing aids can help with speech. What Are Hearing Aids? Hearing aids are the most basic form of hearing care. They are a device


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Sep 10, 2019

What is Auditory Processing Disorder?

Some children may have difficulty understanding what they hear. Although another person might hear the difference in the language, the child doesn't. Their ears do not interpret the sounds the same way another individual might. These children have something called Auditory Processing Disorder. What is Auditory Processing Disorder? Auditory Processing Disorder, or APD for short, is a condition that affects about 5% of children. With this disorder, children have normal hearing but often are not


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The Consequences of Untreated Hearing Loss
Aug 22, 2019

The Consequences of Untreated Hearing Loss

Hearing loss affects approximately 48 million people in the U.S, and it's estimated that those people have a significant impairment. The condition may be in the outer or middle ear, inner ear or a combination of the two. Damage to the inner ear, an ear infection, a ruptured eardrum, abnormal bone growths, tumors and other conditions can cause it. Aging, loud noise, genetics and some medications and illnesses are also risk factors. If it's left untreated, it can significantly impair your health


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