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How does a hearing test work?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Dec 8, 2017 11:01:29 AM

Has someone said this to you? Or have you said it to someone else? Often a family member or friend is the one who encourages someone to get his or her hearing checked.

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Topics: hearing loss, hearing test, hearing evaluation, hearing healthcare provider, hearing healthcare professional, hearing aids

FSA/HSA funds can pay for hearing aids and services

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Nov 29, 2017 11:12:00 AM

One of the easiest ways to access professional help for a hearing loss is through a medical flexible spending account (FSA) or health savings account (HSA). Hearing aids and related services are generally considered qualified expenses.

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Topics: FSA, FSA/HSA Flex Spend Dollars, HSA, hearing aids, schedule an appointment

How Hearing Loss Changes Your Brain

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 20, 2017 2:27:00 PM

Ever wonder why some adults experiencing hearing loss might get distracted or tired easily? It may have to do with changes in their brains. Here's a peek inside the brain of someone with hearing loss.

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Topics: brain biology, hearing loss treatment, cognitive decline, hearing aids

Tracy: My Amplifon Story

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 19, 2017 10:12:00 AM

I was born hard of hearing and needed hearing aids for years. I wore them when I was little, until about middle school. Boys made fun of me, so out they came. I learned to adapt since. 

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Topics: Sound Story, hearing aids

Hearing Aid Care: 6 Things to Look Out For this Summer

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 16, 2017 8:25:22 AM

Summer is in full swing. Hotter temperatures and more outdoor activities mean your hearing aids need a little extra care and TLC. Make sure your hearing aids work their best by keeping an eye out for these six summer risks.

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Topics: Hearing aid care, summer tips, hearing aids, Hearing aid care: 6 summer risks, summer, hearing aid maintenance

10-year-old Alex Mussomeli: ‘Hearing makes me happy!’

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Sep 20, 2016 3:18:00 PM

In many respects, Alex Mussomeli is a typical 10-year-old boy. He enjoys art, music, sports, cooking and video games. But what really impresses people who meet Alex is how thoroughly he understands the technology that helps him hear and how matter-of-factly he shares this information with others.

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Topics: Cochlear Implants, hearing aids

Hearing aids may provide relief for tinnitus sufferers

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on May 26, 2016 3:00:00 PM

The American Tinnitus Association (ATA) and other organizations report a strong link between tinnitus and hearing loss. “Most patients develop tinnitus as a symptom of hearing loss, caused either by age, long-term hearing damage or acute trauma to the auditory system,” says the ATA.

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Topics: hearing, hearing aids, Tinnitus, hearing loss

Have you experienced ‘birding by ear’?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on May 17, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Wild birds have clearly stolen our hearts. Today, approximately 85 million Americans enjoy observing, photographing or feeding wild birds, according to USA Today. A growing number of these individuals identify their passion as “birding,” which is different from bird watching, in part because it involves more than just the sense of sight.

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Topics: hearing, birding, hearing aids, avian, observe, birdsong, outdoors

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