Tinnitus and Age
Jan 09, 2020

Does Tinnitus Differ with Age?

Tinnitus can prove uncomfortable and elicit untoward symptoms that could have a profound impact on your life. However, some might wonder if age exerts any effect on the problem. At Chicago Beltone, a hearing care company dedicated to helping customers cope with hearing loss and any other audio-related issues, we invite you to read this short blog providing a brief tinnitus overview and answer the question regarding age's impact on the ailment. Tinnitus Overview Tinnitus is comprised of a

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Senior in Winter
Dec 19, 2019

Tips for Wearing Hearing Aids During Winter

Winter is one of the most beautiful seasons of the year. The white, fluffy snow is certainly a sight to behold, however, your hearing aid might not agree. Hearing aids are fragile devices and are susceptible to damage from the cold weather. No one wants to suffer with hearing loss during the holidays. Prepare Yourself It's always a good idea to be prepared. You never know what can happen when you’re out in the cold, so it's always best to be ready. To prevent your hearing aid from going out and

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Hearing Aids in Winter
Dec 05, 2019

5 Tips to Improve Your Sleep with Tinnitus

Tinnitus is a symptom of another condition such as an ear injury or age-related hearing loss. The symptoms you'll experience include hearing phantom sounds such as ringing or buzzing. Although it doesn't usually signify something serious, tinnitus can be quite bothersome. The most significant annoyance is interference with sleep. We recommend the following five tips for hearing care and improving your sleep with tinnitus. 1. Regulate Your Bedtime Did you know that going to bed and waking up at

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Hearing Aids Whistle
Nov 21, 2019

Why Do My Hearing Aids Whistle?

The average hearing aid consists of three parts—the microphone, the amplifier, and the receiver. The devices pick up sound, amplify it, and send the sound vibrations to the ear. When a hearing aid's volume is too loud, or wax is present in the ear, it can cause it to whistle. It can be jarring to the nervous system and causes the person with hearing loss to miss out on what another person says. To better understand the solutions that exist to prevent hearing aids from whistling, it's essential

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