Hearing aid battery replacement

Replacing batteries is a necessary part of wearing most hearing aids. Hearing aid battery life depends on a series of factors. Here is a summary: Battery size The first factor is the battery size. There are four different hearing aid battery sizes. Here they are listed from smallest to largest: Size 10 Size 312 Size 13 Size 675 As the Read More

Strategies to prevent dementia

Early signs of dementia
Did you know that one-third of dementia diagnoses could potentially be prevented if these key lifestyle factors were better managed: Hearing loss Hypertension Depression Smoking Of those lifestyle factors, managing hearing loss has the greatest potential to help prevent dementia cases. However, treatment needs to start in the mid-stages of life. If you are in your 40s and 50s, we are talking Read More

Food that supports hearing health

Potassium is key for hearing health On of the a key ingredients in food that supports hearing health is potassium. It regulates the fluid in your inner ear which is important because as people age, potassium levels tend to drop. This can contribute to hearing loss that occurs as people age. This condition is called presbycusis, and is defined as follows: Presbycusis is Read More

What is a Hearing Aid Dryer?

hearing aid dryer
 You may never have heard of a hearing aid dryer, but all hearing aid owners should have one. Here is what a hearing aid dryer is, and what it is used for. A hearing aid dryer is a small device that is used to keep moisture from damaging a hearing aid. Hearing aids are essentially mini computers that evaluate complex Read More

Adult hearing loss infographic

Adult hearing loss infographic
Here’s a remarkable look at the statistics around adult hearing loss in the United States. This adult hearing loss infographic shows just how profound this medical problem is in the U.S.A. And what percent of people are impacted by disabling hearing loss as people get older.  You can share this infographic by linking to this page at:  https://wholesalehearingaid.com/adult-hearing-loss-infographic/ Or link Read More

Unilateral hearing loss vs. single-sided deafness

Hearing loss in one ear is called unilateral hearing loss or single-sided hearing loss
Unilateral hearing loss and single-sided deafness is similar but not the same It is estimated that approximately 60,000 people in the United States each year lose the ability to hear in one ear. Losing hearing in one ear is also known as either unilateral hearing loss or single sided deafness. However the two terms are not 100% interchangeable, because while Read More