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Three leading causes of hearing loss

Hearing loss can literally be an issue for anyone, and from a number of different causes.

Can noise cause hearing loss? You betcha!

A common source of noise comes at the workplace. If you work in manufacturing, agriculture or transportation, for instance, you can be more prone to issues with hearing.

Putting off dealing with hearing loss can have far-reaching effects

Many people who experience hearing loss are reluctant to seek treatment because they see it as a weakness. The failure to acknowledge the problem can have a lasting impact on your life and well being.

Professional help in dealing with hearing loss

One in five Americans report some degree of hearing loss. The ratio ratchets up to one in three for people 65 and over.

Hearing loss: You are not alone

Experiencing hearing loss? It’s OK. First, you need to know that you’re not alone. Nearly 38 million Americans have hearing loss.

Better hearing with hearing aids: Wear them!

It’s important to wear your hearing aids every day, even when you don’t want to or think you need to.

Hearing Healthcare Blog: BTE style hearing aids

The BTE style hearing aid is housed in a small curved case which fits behind the ear and is attached to a custom earpiece.

BLOG: Features of ITE style hearing aids

ITE style hearing aids – ITE stands for “in the ear” – fit directly into the external ear. The circuitry is housed primarily in the concha (external) portion of the ear.

BLOG: Improved identification of hearing loss

With recent advancements, it is now possible to perform comprehensive testing related to hearing loss.

BLOG: Treatment of tinnitus

Correcting treatable causes of tinnitus (i.e. ear wax build-up, allergy, infection, syphilis) often will improve the condition.