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Posted on May 05, 2015 A study featured in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism has unveiled a possible correlation between osteoporosis and hearing loss. Researchers in Taiwan have found that the onset of osteoporosis and abrupt hearing loss often occur at the same time. Half of those who suddenly experience hearing loss as a result of osteoporosis will regain their hearing, while the… Read More
NOISE: Affects people of all ages and occurs slowly over time. It can be due to work, hobbies or recreational activities AGE: Also called presbycusis, or a gradual onset of hearing loss as we get older. It can vary from mild to severe HEREDITARY: Inherited from the parents genes EARWAX: a blockage of the ear canal from a buildup of wax INJURY: Trauma to the… Read More
If you answer yes to any of the following questions, you may have hearing loss. Contact Hear Again for a consultation if you… Feel people mumble or speak softly Are being told your TV is too loud Have problems understanding women & children Have problems understanding is small groups or in noise Have ringing in the ears Ask people to repeat
Absolutely! A recent survey determined that 8 out of 10 people are satisfied with their hearing aids. However, hearing aids cannot return your hearing back to normal. Every case is different and some hearing losses are more difficult to treat than others. Many factors including motivation level, severity and type of hearing loss, age on onset, years living with hearing loss can all determine your… Read More
If the hearing loss is in both ears, in most cases it is best to wear two hearing aids. We have two ears for a reason. Our brains are wired to process sound from both ears. Two hearing aids restore stereophonic hearing, making speech clearer. Sound localization, or the ability to determine the direction of the sound can only be accomplished by using two hearing… Read More
The cost of hearing aids varies with the type of technology. Hear Again offers various prices levels for all the different lifestyles, preferences and budgets. Our audiologist or dispenser will help you make an informed decision based upon your personal circumstance.
Ringing, buzzing or whistling or many various sounds coming from the ear is called tinnitus. The primary function of hearing aids is to improve hearing. However, the amplification provided by the hearing aids can sometimes “mask” the tinnitus. There are also certain hearing aids designed to produce a non repeating tune that helps “mask” tinnitus.
There are some insurances that provide a partial benefit for hearing aids. However, most insurances do not cover hearing aids. The staff at Hear Again will inform you at your consultation whether your insurance has any hearing aid benefits and/or if we are providers for your insurance.
Hearing aids can greatly improve the quality of life for people with hearing loss. For those who struggle to follow conversations, can’t hear the TV at the same volume as others in the household, or avoid going out because it is too hard to socialize, hearing aids can be a life-saver. However, when hearing aid wearers experience high-pitched whistling from their devices, they may begin… Read More