How To Troubleshoot Common Hearing Aid Problems

Contributed by Mandy Mroz, AuD, President, Healthy HearingLast updated July 26, 2022 Hearing aids are the most common treatment for hearing loss. Millions of people wear these miniature, custom-fit, digitally programmed and personalized hearing solutions every day. If you rely on hearing aids to keep you hearing clearly at all times, you know how important it is to quickly identify and troubleshoot problems. Common hearing aid issues  … Read More

I’m Struggling to Understand Conversations. What Should I Do?

If you are missing things in conversations, feeling left out, and responding “yes” when the answer is “no”, you are not alone. The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders states,approximately, 1 in 3 people in the United States between the ages of 65 and 74 has hearing loss and nearly half of those older than 75 have difficulty … Read More

How Do We Hear and Understand? It Takes More Than 2 Ears

You may remember learning about the sense of hearing when you were in elementary school.  But you may not have been told how important your brain is when it comes to listening and understanding. Let’s review what we’ve learned back then. The outer ear captures soundwaves and transmits them through the external ear canal and then vibrates the eardrum that … Read More