August 2014

Monthly Archives

  • How to Avoid Making Clear Speech Sound Angry

    When our loved ones have hearing loss it makes communication a bit tricky. As a family member or friend, you may have a few questions on how to communicate more successfully. Common questions hearing professionals get tend to sound like these:  “should we just speak louder”, “should I just speak very slowly”, “should we avoid […]

  • Hearing Aid Tips: How to Minimize Background Noise

    When you are in a quiet place a hearing aid can easily help make hearing those around you effortless. However many patients will ask how to manage background noise when in louder more lively settings. Today we will talk about some ways you can manage background noise with your hearing aid. The technology available in […]

  • Prevalence of Hearing Loss

    In order to gauge the number of people with hearing loss in the United States, 80,000 members of the National Family Opinion (NFO) panel were surveyed. This survey, which has been funded by a sponsor of BHI since 1989, is published under the name “MarkeTrak”. The NFO panel is representative of U.S. households. People with […]