Chicago Beltone | Hearing Health
Feb 15, 2018

3 Facts About Sensorineural Hearing Loss

About as 20% of Americans are reported to suffer from hearing loss. Treatments and procedures are readily available to ease it or treat it. Though hearing loss isn’t something we should welcome, it is always best to educate yourself on this matter to prevent it from happening to us or further worsening present impairment. There are 3 basic types of hearing loss, mixed hearing loss, conductive hearing loss, and sensorineural hearing loss. In this article we will be focusing on sensorineural


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Chicago Beltone | Hearing Aids
Jan 31, 2018

When Should You Change Your Hearing Aids?

Hearing aids may be built to last a long time, but it still has a finite life span and a time will come when they will perish. It’s best to trade them in for new ones before they’re completely unusable to prevent the inconvenience and risks of weakened hearing. However, they’re a pricey health investment so double check if a replacement would be necessary. Ask The Right Question To get the right answer, a person must ask the right question, and that question is: “Do my hearing aids still serve


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Chicago Beltone | Hearing Health
Jan 16, 2018

Are You Facing Age Related Hearing Loss?

There is debate over the cause of age related hearing loss, also known as presbycusis, as there are a variety of reasons that can lead up to this. There is no known one reason to cause age-related hearing loss. Talks of noise being one of the primary reasons of presbycusis are also present. Noise, which accumulated over a lifetime, gradually causes an impairment in hearing. Due to it happening progressively, you hardly notice it so you don’t find ways to correct it. When the individual gets to


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Chicago Beltone | Hearing Health
Jan 02, 2018

What Is Tinnitus & How Is It Treated?

With countless new artists and genres in music, the number of exciting sure-to-be box office movies, streaming apps, music festivals and concerts, who wouldn’t die for the best audio available? Then there are life’s sweetest moments. The whisper of a loved one, their laugh, your uncle’s best joke... But what if these weren’t audible to you? What if there’s this constant, irritating ringing in your ears? Some have lived with it for so long that they believe it’s natural, but it’s actually a


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