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What are OTC Hearing Aids?

Over-the-counter hearing aids are self-fit hearing aids designed for adults 18+ who have mild hearing loss in both ears. If you have a tight budget and a mild hearing loss, then OTC hearing aids may be a good fit for you.

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Is Hydrogen Peroxide Safe to Put In Your Ears?

A buildup of earwax, while common, can become incredibly uncomfortable and can even impact your ability to hear. In your search to find relief for discomfort from full ears, you’ll likely come across a variety of recommendations, including hydrogen peroxide.

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Talking Sounds Variation

Hearing and comprehension are vital parts of effective communication. If we are unable to hear the nuances of sounds, then we aren’t able to capture the deeper meaning behind conversations. Being able to understand what someone is saying, not only the words they say but their tone as well, are crucial for successful communication.

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Hearing Protection

Surprising Activities that Can Harm Your Hearing Your hearing is important. You rely on your hearing to communicate with loved ones, collaborate with coworkers, and to hear all of your favorite sounds. In order to keep hearing your best, it’s important to be proactive of your hearing health now and for the future. Some of …

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Better Hearing & Speech Month

Better Hearing and Speech Month: What to Know Your hearing is an integral part of your health and allows you to live a life full of wonderful sounds. Because hearing health is so important, every May the American Speech-Language Hearing Association raises awareness about hearing and communication by celebrating Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM). …

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Hearing Aid Maintenance

Do You Spring Clean Your Hearing Aids? If you have hearing loss, then your hearing aids play a crucial role in your ability to effectively communicate with others. You rely on your hearing aids to hear sounds and to interact with the people in your life. Hearing aids can provide you with better hearing for …

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Hearing Health

If you have hearing loss, then you know how difficult it can be to join the conversation and to hear what is being said around you. Hearing loss can make it hard to communicate with your family, friends, and coworkers. And when left untreated, hearing loss can even leave you feeling tired after social interactions, …

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