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7 Tips for Making the Most of Social Outings with Hearing Loss

 

For most people with hearing loss, social outings can be challenging. From differentiating one voice from another to struggling to hear voices over the background noise, going into a noisy environment with friends or family can become more stressful than enjoyable. If you have hearing loss, you can still enjoy a night out on the town. Just follow these 7 tips to make the most of your social outings.

How to Own Your Hearing Loss in 4 Easy Steps

 

When diagnosed with hearing loss, it can be tempting to withdraw from others in an attempt to hide your condition. However, having hearing loss isn’t a reason to hide away. Remember, you aren’t your hearing loss: You are a person with hearing loss. Here are four steps you should take to own your hearing loss, and start living your life to the fullest once again.

10 Frequently Asked Questions about Hearing Aids

Woman Asking Questions about Hearing Aids

 

If you have questions about hearing aids, we have answers. At Advanced Affordable Hearing, we receive an influx of questions about our products online, via e-mail, and over the phone. With over 20 years in the hearing industry, we’ve found there are some questions we hear more frequently than others, and here are our answers to the top 10. 

 

Can You Sleep with Your Hearing Aids In?

Woman Sleeping with Hearing Aids

 

Sleeping with your hearing aids in is not recommended. From damaging your hearing aids to experiencing discomfort, it’s not good for your devices or your ears. However, without them, many people worry they won’t be able to hear their children, a smoke alarm in the middle of the night, or their alarm clock in the morning. There are several reasons we recommend against wearing hearing aids while sleeping, and we’ve outlined a few of them for you in this article. 

Arthritis and Hearing Loss Connected?

 

More often than not, physical ailments are not isolated: They arise in pairs. When one part of our body is impacted, it’s likely that another part of our body will be impacted as well. In recent years, research has suggested that there may be a connection between arthritis and hearing loss. Let’s explore these two health concerns, how they may be connected, and what can be done about it.  

4 Ways to Improve Your Quality of Life with Hearing Aids

Family that Improved Their Quality of Life with Hearing Aids

 

If you have hearing loss, you know how much it can impact your daily routine. From putting in an order at a coffee shop to carrying a conversation with your friends, everything seems to require a little bit more effort than it used to. But there is a way to diminish the challenges that accompany hearing loss: hearing aids. Here are just 4 reasons you should consider improving your life by improving your hearing.

Improve Your Hearing for Self Improvement Month

Mother and Daughter at Park to Get Active and Hear Better

 

September is Self Improvement Month, which means people are setting goals and finding ways to become better versions of themselves. Whether you decide to take up a new hobby or change up your wardrobe, you should do whatever helps you to become a better you. One great way to celebrate this month is by choosing to better your hearing health. With this in mind, here are four tips for how to improve your hearing.

7 Myths and Facts About Hearing Loss

Man Who Has Hearing Loss with His Family

 

Stigmas, rumors, myths… there’s always at least one or two that surround every person, place, or thing, and hearing loss is certainly no exception. There are many preconceived ideas about the condition, such as that it only affects “old” people or that there’s nothing you can do about it. Unfortunately, misconceptions like these can cause hearing impaired individuals to feel self-conscious and hopeless about their situation. So you can learn the truth, we're exposing 7 common myths by sharing the facts.

The Link Between Alzheimer's and Hearing Loss

 

As we grow older, managing our health seems to become a more challenging task, and research suggests that there may be a connection between hearing loss and Alzheimer’s. Understanding what Alzheimer’s is, and how it’s connected to hearing loss, can be beneficial for identifying your next best steps to preventing, if not delaying, this memory-related disease.

Hearing Better Promotes a Better Well-being

 

More than 5% of the world population has some degree of hearing loss, and unfortunately, our chances of experiencing hearing loss increase as we age: approximately one-third of people over the age of 65 have disabling hearing loss. With more older adults experiencing hearing problems, it should be no surprise that many of us accept hearing loss as a normal part of aging.