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A Home Run for Better Hearing

The sound of a baseball hitting a bat, wind blowing through the leaves on a tree, your mom’s voice saying, “I love you” are simple pleasures in life. During the little league season in 2018, hearing instrument specialist Andrew Roth of Hear for You in Amsterdam and Ballston Spa, NY was coaching and noticed a […]

Tracking Body and Brain Health with Your Circa AI Hearing Aids

Can your hearing aids track how many steps you’ve taken?  Can they tell you how many hours you’ve used them or how well you’ve engaged in communication? This is now possible with the new Circa AI and Thrive Hearing app. Now, you can easily manage aspects of your wellness with the simple press of a […]

New NuEar Technology

Breaking News — A Hearing Revolution Has Begun!  Introducing the New     The world’s first hearing aid to feature integrated sensors and artificial intelligence.   Imagine a hearing aid that can: • Measure body and brain health • Translate languages • Receive adjustments from your provider remotely • Stream music, TV and phone calls […]

Hearing Aid Feedback

Have you ever heard someone’s hearing aid buzzing and whistling? Nobody wants their hearing aids to whistle. Hearing aid feedback happens for two reasons: either the hearing aid doesn’t fit correctly or there is too much power. In both cases, sound from the hearing aid leaks out of the ear and is re-amplified by the […]

High Blood Pressure and Hearing Loss

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 70 million adults in the United States have high blood pressure, or hypertension. That amounts to nearly one in three adults; furthermore, another one in three adults are living with elevated blood pressure results that are below the level considered to be high blood pressure […]

Hearing Loss Studies: Life is Worth Hearing

Hearing loss is one of the most common health issues in the world. In the United States, 12 percent of the population, or 38 million people, have a significant hearing loss. Yet, only one out of every five people who could benefit from hearing aids actually wears them. Reduced hearing acuity can not only be […]

Verification and Validation: Are You Hearing As Well As You Should Be?

“Are you hearing as well as you should be?” seems like a simple question. Believe it or not, that is actually one of the hardest questions for my patients to answer. Typically, patients respond with, “I don’t know” or “How can I tell?” That is the main reason why verification and validation are some of […]

Hearing and Memory Loss

Did you know that your hearing, or lack thereof, can affect your memory? People with poor hearing often mistakenly feel that their hearing loss only affects their ability to hear other people. They do not realize that hearing loss has a far greater impact. Over the last ten years there have been numerous studies linking […]

The Connection Between Hearing Health and Overall Health

  Did you have your hearing tested during your last annual exam? Most doctors do not provide routine hearing screenings as part of an annual physical exam. However, the link between your hearing health and overall health is so strong that many people are rethinking skipping over this often overlooked part of your health. Hearing […]

Hearing Loss and the Holidays

It’s the time of year everyone enjoys- The holiday season. The holidays are a time of togetherness, a time to share in beloved family holiday traditions that have been around for generations. Turkey and stuffing aside, one of the biggest Thanksgiving traditions for my family was always the Thanksgiving Day football game. While the Detroit […]

Staying at the top of your game

We feel our best when we do our best. At the top of our game is where we all want to be. This is as true in the workplace as it is on the basketball court. But to stay at the top of your game at work and in life, you need to stay primed […]

Tinnitus And What To Do About It

Brian Secemsky, M.D.   The Curbside Consult: My Ears Are Ringing! Posted: 09/11/2012  5:15 pm  This past week, I was hanging out at a café with my good friend Molly doing what I do best: complaining.  Because Molly happens to be a doctor of audiology, I decided to customize my generic and drawn-out rants to […]

The World’s Leading Hearing Researchers Gather in Lake Tahoe to Discuss Their Findings

8/21/2012 Starkey Hearing Technologies’ Researchers Present at Bi-Annual IHCON Meeting Minneapolis, Aug. 9, 2012 – Starkey Hearing Technologies, one of the world’s leading hearing technology companies, is proud to announce that company researchers authored and collaborated on more than 12 posters and presented several lectures at the International Hearing Aid Research Conference 2012 (IHCON) held […]

Denise Dador More: Bio, Facebook, Home Page, News Team LOS ANGELES (KABC) — When it comes to hearing loss you might be surprised to find out how many Baby-Boomers say they’ve got hearing issues.  Years of loud concerts and noise have taken their toll.  But are people 50 and older adequately screened?  It’s a controversial […]

Objective Hearing Aid Exam

When people seek out help for their hearing, how does one know when they’re hearing as well as they should be?  Isn’t hearing mostly subjective?  The answers to these very valid questions are through the use of objective testing.  Objective tests are standardized, clinically research-based exams that use the patient’s hearing levels that were obtained […]

Signs Your Child May Have Hearing Loss

Health Tip: When Children Develop Hearing Loss Here are common warning signs August 21, 2012    RSS Feed      Print    (HealthDay News) — Children, especially the very young, aren’t always able to verbalize when something’s wrong. Hearing loss, which can affect a person for life, is no exception. The National Institute on Deafness and Other […]

Hearing Improves Our Quality of Life

Hearing connects us to each other and the world.  We often pay little attention to this sense because it’s involuntary and automatic.  Like vision, hearing gradually declines as we get older.  The typical clues are increasing the volume of the television and frequently asking others to repeat themselves; both equally frustrating for the person and […]

Hearing Aid Care and Cleaning

Hearing Aid Care and Cleaning   Modern hearing aids represent the pinnacle in miniaturized electronic technology, yet they’re forced to operate in a relatively hostile environment of heat, perspiration, and earwax, along with a variety of foreign substances that can easily enter the ear. These can all result in degraded hearing performance.   The overwhelming […]

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