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senior couple talking on couchWhen your loved one starts showing signs of hearing loss, it can be difficult to know how to approach them. A good way to establish a plan for their hearing loss treatment is to include yourself and make sure they don’t feel alone.

Here are some tips for encouraging hearing tests and promoting overall hearing health.

father son cookingIf you’re loading up on junk food and ditching the fruits and veggies, it may be time to adjust your diet before your ears suffer. A healthy diet has direct and indirect effects on your hearing and may be contributing to your hearing loss.

grandmother cookingGetting hearing aids is an exciting time. You're learning about new technology, and now you’ll be able to better interact in social environments.

While there is plenty to look forward too, you may also find it takes some time to adjust to the sounds you’re able to hear again. The good news is there are plenty of things you can do to make your adjustment go smoothly.

Walking In SnowWhether you love it or hate it, winter is on its way. Temperature changes can cause moisture-induced damage to your hearing aids, so now is the time to start prepping your devices.

Make Winter Maintenance A Daily Routine

Condensation can form on your hearing aids as you venture in and out of your toasty home to the chilly world outside. That moisture can wreak havoc on the sensitive mechanisms of your hearing aids.

Image of family celebrating the holidaysYour holiday check list is undoubtedly jam-packed with shopping, gift wrapping, and decorating. But before you go and check the next item off your list take a moment to consider your hearing this holiday season.

There’s nothing better than catching up with your loved ones during the holidays but hearing loss will make conversation difficult. Now is the time to act so your holidays don’t go silent.

diabetes 300x200Did you know that people with diabetes are twice as likely to have some degree of hearing loss? Studies have shown hearing loss was more evident in diabetics than non-diabetics, though researchers are still uncertain why.

Extended periods of unregulated blood sugar can permanently damage the blood vessels in your body, including your ears. Damaged blood vessels in your ears cause permanent harm to the hair cells which require steady blood flow to function.

Thursday, 21 November 2019 11:40

Debunking Myths About Hearing Aids

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hearing aidsWhen someone is suffering from hearing loss, they often delay seeing an audiologist because of the negative misconceptions that surround hearing aids. The truth is that hearing aids can (literally) change the way you hear the world and improve your overall quality of life.

Here are some common myths about hearing aids that the experts at Audio Help would like to debunk, and share with you the truth about hearing aids.

Monday, 28 October 2019 10:17

Hearing Better in NYC

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NYC 300x200As New Yorkers, we proudly claim our city to be the best in the land, full of opportunity and promise. Those of us with hearing loss have every reason to feel the same way. Forbes named New York City as the most accessible city in the country for people with hearing loss. Thanks in large part to the ever-increasing number of places featuring “induction loop” systems, New York offers an abundance of opportunity to better hear the sounds of the city.  

In New York, hearing aids also serve as wireless loudspeakers, delivering clear, personalized sound through these loop systems. Theatres, museums, subway information booths, places of worship, auditoriums and even taxis improve listening experiences throughout the five boroughs and metro area. Loop systems magnetically transmit sound to hearing aids with telecoils (T-coils), enabling hard-of-hearing New Yorkers to better process the world of sound around them, bringing the city more fully to life.

image of man talking to audiologistOctober is National Audiology Month, which means now is the perfect time to make your hearing health a priority.

More than 37 million Americans have hearing loss, with one in eight people having a significant aural impairment. More than half of those with hearing damage are under the age of 65.

Audio Help Hearing Centers in New York City, Scarsdale, New York, and Stamford, Connecticut encourage you to come in for a baseline screening and schedule annual appointments with an audiologist. Each of our locations offers complimentary consultations and hearing wellness screenings to new patients.

first responders 300Most people know there are plenty of occupational hazards for first responders, but wouldn’t consider hearing loss to be among them.

Whether you’re a police officer, firefighter, paramedic, EMT or other first responder, there are plenty of ways for your hearing health to be compromised. Sirens, explosions, gunshots, roaring fires, exposure to hazardous materials and other common environments of the typical workday are far from ideal soundscapes for our ears.

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