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Getting Used To New Hearing Aids

Telephone ringing, street noise, birds chirping: a good hearing aid brings the world acoustically to life. Once you get used to hearing loss, these many sensory impressions can be a bit overwhelming at first. Don’t let this deter you and take the time you need to get used to your new hearing aid. This includes both the physical sensation of the device in your ear and the actual hearing. One thing is for sure: After some time of getting used to the device, you will not want to miss it anymore!

Noise is harmful to ears

Have you ever thought about protecting your ears? No? You are certainly not alone in this. Often we don’t even think about the effects that everyday noises can have on our hearing. Not only can constant noise cause hearing loss, but it can also pose many other health risks. Learn more about the effects of noise and how you can best protect your hearing.

WHO: 1.6 billion people with hearing loss

Hearing impairment and hearing loss are a major problem worldwide that does not receive enough attention. This is the conclusion reached by the World Health Organization (WHO) in its “Report on Hearing”. According to the report, around 1.6 billion people worldwide currently suffer from hearing loss. How Many People Have Hearing Loss 430 million people […]

Tinnitus and hearing loss

One recent study found that hearing loss can worsen tinnitus. Are you experiencing tinnitus? Constant ringing in your ears is driving you crazy? This buzzing or ringing sound in your ear can interfere with your daily life, with your work, and with your sleep. Does it sound like hearing loss is constantly buzzing, humming, whistling, […]

How Long Do Hearing Aids Last

In general, the durability of modern hearing aids is about 3 to 7 years. Modern hearing aids are miniature wonders of technology and of the highest quality. Overall, they are very well and robustly built to meet the demands of everyday life. Nevertheless, hearing aids – even with their high quality – are nowadays technical wear-and-tear items.