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Why is My Hearing Aid Whistling?

Man driving his car.

Feedback occurs when the microphone re-amplifies a sound into your hearing aids causing an unpleasant whistling noise. Feedback can occur when you’re putting your hearing aids on in the morning and also come at inopportune times like while merging onto Interstate 470. In instances where feedback is frequently interfering with your hearing, it may be
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How to Manage Your Hearing Aid Batteries

Audiologist holding a hearing aid and a battery in her hands.

One worry that many hearing aid users have is that their device will run out of batteries at the wrong moment. Whether that’s during a presentation at work or out with friends at The Wheel Barrel it’s important to know that your hearing aids are going to stay powered and work well for you. Lifespan
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What Should You Have in Your Hearing Aid Maintenance Kit?

Close up of hearing aids, cleaning brush and storage case.

Taking proper care of your hearing aids is essential in order to maintain their longevity and ensure they are providing you with the best hearing possible. One of the best ways to care for your hearing aids is through the regular use of a maintenance kit filled with helpful tools. Let’s take a look at
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How Auditory Training Can Help You Make the Most of Your Hearing Aid

Woman with hearing aid talking to her friend in the park.

Hearing aids have numerous benefits that go beyond just improving your hearing. People who use hearing aids have improved mental and physical health and stronger social connections than those with untreated hearing loss. To get the most out of your hearing aids it is helpful to know: How to properly use and maintain them What
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Winter Weather Hearing Aid Care

Mature female doctor hearing specialist in her office trying hearing aid equipment to a patient elderly senior woman. The doctor laryngologist explains to senior woman how to wear a hearing aid

You take good care of your devices – from daily cleanings to safe storage. But did you know that your hearing aids require special care during the winter months? Below we review the do’s and don’ts of hearing aid care during winter weather. What to Do Follow this list of what you should do when
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How to Choose the Right Hearing Aid for Your Lifestyle

audiologist doing hearing exam to a mature patient using audiometer in special audio room.

Hearing aids are big investments, both financially and in terms of time commitment. Because of this, you’ll want to make sure you get the best hearing aid to suit your hearing and lifestyle needs. However, there are so many choices, this decision can easily become overwhelming. Fortunately, you have an audiologist to walk with you
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Why You Should Consider Hearing Aid Accessories

Young couple out for a hike. Man is wearing hearing aids.

The benefits of hearing aids go beyond just helping you hear better. They let you stay connected to the world and improve your physical, mental and emotional health. It’s important to maximize the benefits you get from hearing aids in a way that fits your lifestyle. Hearing aid accessories can help improve your hearing experience
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What is Telecoil and Can it Help Me?

Man getting a hearing exam from a doctor.

Even with hearing aids there are situations where hearing can still be difficult. Many people with hearing aids still struggle to hear in busy, public places with a lot of background noise. It can be hard to distinguish sounds or focus on the precise noise you want to hear. This is where telecoil technology is
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3 Simple Steps to Store Your Hearing Aids Safely

An elderly woman with hearing aid

Though hearing aids are built to last, they still contain intricate, delicate technology that can become damaged if not cared for properly. One of the cornerstones of proper hearing aid care is safe storage. Below we review three simple steps to ensure your hearing aids are stored safely. 1. Develop a Routine Hearing aids are
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