Hearing aids are an incredibly effective yet complicated technology to support and boost your hearing ability. Inside you’ll find advanced microelectronics from wireless radios to computer processors.

noise-induced hearing loss

Noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) happens when sounds are too loud, even for a short time, or when they are both loud and long-lasting.

face masks and hearing aids

Face masks are now required in many public places in Nevada to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. For people who experience hearing loss, face masks add additional challenges.

Getting water in your ears after swimming or a shower can be painful. It can also lead to infection if not drained. Discover the 7 best ways to get water out of your ears.

Hearing loss should not stop you and your loved one from enjoying water-based activities. Whether you are battling humidity or just want to enjoy the pool or hot tub, keeping your hearing aids dry is a top priority. Are waterproof hearing aids available? And are they completely waterproof?

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It’s normal to experience hearing loss as we age. Unfortunately, hearing loss can do more than just make it difficult to follow a conversation. Recent studies have found that people with hearing loss have an increased risk of developing dementia.

hearing for the holidays

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! The time when we gather with loved ones to share good food, gifts and each other’s company. But all the hustle and bustle of the season can be stressful for people who experience hearing loss.

Here’s an experiment: look around and notice how many pairs of headphones you see on any given day. You might be in the grocery store, in the gym or out for a late-afternoon stroll along the Truckee River.

It’s a nearly $500 billion industry and one country accounts for almost half of that consumption. That country would be the USA. The product is pharmaceuticals. Whether you’re buying medications over-the-counter or taking ones that your doctor prescribes, all medications carry risk.