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Our Optimal Hearing Blog covering Hearing Aids, Hearing Health and Wellness, Hearing Loss, Hearing Protection, Hearing Research and Technology, and Tinnitus.

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month

            May is recognized as Better Speech and Hearing Month, BSHM; it is a time to recognize those who administer speech and hearing services as well as bring awareness to the [...]

Auditory Training

Just like you go to the gym to work out your body, your brain also needs to workout. When hearing loss is identified, it is like when you have not [...]

How Much do you Know About Hearing?

Take this short 10-question quiz to see how much you know about hearing! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfNxS8CHh2XMKG4MeRDUFxukuXIgn2CHDUqE_hXsLfUScBNsw/viewform?usp=sf_link Good luck!

Can Children have a Hearing Loss?

When most people think of hearing loss, they think of hearing loss which occurs from age, called presbycusis. But can other populations of people like children have hearing loss? So [...]

How Lucky is Your Hearing?  

Sometimes it is difficult to tell when your hearing has gotten worse. You do things like turning up the volume or lip reading to offset the hearing loss. This can [...]

Troubleshooting Your Hearing Aids

If it's your first pair of hearing aids or you have been wearing them for years caring and maintaining your hearing aids can be tricky! So how can you tell [...]

Love Your Hearing

Love Your Hearing Valentine’s Day is coming up soon; let’s show some love to our hearing! Loving your hearing means more than just turning down the volume of your music [...]

How Can Coronavirus Impact Your Hearing?

How can coronavirus impact your hearing? As experts continue to learn about the novel coronavirus, they are identifying new impacts it can have on a person’s health. Recently, they are discovering [...]

Feeling Lonely Because of Hearing Loss?

The holidays can sometimes be associated with loneliness, but what if being surrounded by people isolates you? People with untreated hearing loss often feel isolated in groups because they can [...]