Hearing Health Blog

Hearing Aids vs. Tinnitus – Part 2 of 2

Q:  The ringing in my ears has been getting louder the last 2 to 3 years.  Will hearing aids completely take away this tinnitus? A:  There are two major items to address here; 1) The impact of hearing aids on tinnitus (this was addressed last week), and 2) natural ways to reduce tinnitus.   There […]

Hearing Aids vs. Tinnitus – Part 1 of 2

Q:  The ringing in my ears has been getting louder the last 2 to 3 years.  Will hearing aids completely take away this tinnitus? A:  There are two major items to address here; 1) The impact of hearing aids on tinnitus, and 2) natural ways to reduce tinnitus (to be addressed on Sunday, March 6th). […]

Hearing Aids vs. Masks

Q:  In January I fulfilled a new year’s resolution to hear better and got some hearing aids.  I didn’t want the straps on face masks to pull them off my ears, so I got some aids that fit fully in my ear canals.  But I don’t like how they sound or feel.  What can I […]

Hearing Aids vs. Masks

Q:  In January I fulfilled a new year’s resolution to hear better and got some hearing aids.  I didn’t want the straps on face masks to pull them off my ears, so I got some aids that fit fully in my ear canals.  But I don’t like how they sound or feel.  What can I […]

Valentines Hearing – Giving A Hearing Gift

Q:  My husband knows he misses words and phrases here and there.  He needs the TV to be fairly loud, and often laughs off a question or comment when he doesn’t hear it right.  Can I buy him some hearing aids as a Valentine’s Day gift? A:  Helping someone hear better is a lovely, heart […]

Hear Your 45-year Valentine

Q:  My wife and I have been married 45 years as of February 14th this year.  She doesn’t like to admit it, but she has a hard time hearing people clearly.  It makes her reclusive and withdrawn.  Would hearing aids change that? A:  Congratulations on your upcoming 45th anniversary.    Many people will become more […]

Our Son’s Wedding – Hear Now or Later

Q:  I want to wait and deal with hearing aids after our son’s wedding in April.  My wife says to take care of it now.  What do you suggest?  A:  If you are concerned about adjusting to hearing aids because it will be a big ordeal.  Really, it is not any trouble at all.  Let’s […]

Hearing Resolution for 2022 – Part 3 of 3

Q.  My parents have accused each other of not hearing well for the past 3 to 4 years.  Over Christmas my Mom said one of her 2022 resolutions was to get them both to hear better.  What steps should she take? A.  Let’s address your question in three parts: 1) Personal Behaviors, 2) Hearing Evaluation, […]

Hearing Resolution for 2022 – Part 2 of 3

Q.  My parents have accused each other of not hearing well for the past 3 to 4 years.  Over Christmas my Mom said one of her 2022 resolutions was to get them both to hear better.  What steps should she take? A.  Let’s address your question in three parts: 1) Personal Behaviors, 2) Hearing Evaluation, […]

Hearing Resolution for 2022 – Part 1 of 3

Q.  My parents have accused each other of not hearing well for the past 3 to 4 years.  Over Christmas my Mom said one of her 2022 resolutions was to get them both to hear better.  What steps should she take? A.  Let’s address your question in three parts: 1) Personal Behaviors, 2) Hearing Evaluation, […]