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Hearing aids , like most electronic devices, are sensitive to high heat. After all, they are delicate instruments composed of plastic and electronic parts. Because of their sensitivity, they can suffer serious damage when exposed to direct heat for an extended period of time. For example, some of the components can become deformed, causing the hearing aids to fit improperly.
Tinnitus is generally described as a ringing-in-the-ears sensation that will not go away and sometimes worsens in certain environments or situations. Your health can greatly affect the intensity of tinnitus, as can stress and diet. There are also a handful of medications that can cause tinnitus, and if left untreated, can cause permanent damage to your hearing. Additionally, these medications
After wearing hearing aids for just a few weeks, most people are well-adjusted to the difference they make in routine settings and environments. On the other hand, outdoor activities like hiking may pose more of a challenge with the need for additional protection and optimization in a more complex environment. The good news is with a little guidance and practice
How old is your hearing device? If you’re struggling to remember when you bought the device, chances are its several years old. As a rule of thumb, a hearing aid should provide around five to seven years of good service, but more than that and it becomes less reliable. But aside from a faithful device eventually wearing out, what are
Time to get outdoors! Summer will be here before you know it. Summer means fun, but it also means heat, humidity, and other things that can damage your hearing aids . While most newer hearing aids are water-resistant, they still need care. Don’t miss out on the sounds or fun of summer because your hearing aids are damaged. We’ve got