Why Should You Get a Hearing Aid?

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If you’ve been diagnosed with hearing loss in Portland, it will probably take some time to come to terms with your condition. This is perfectly understandable; a hearing impairment will affect many facets of your everyday life. The good news? The majority of patients with hearing loss benefit from the use of hearing aids. If […] Read More →

How to Protect Your Hearing Aids from Wintry Weather

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With the cold, rainy season upon us, those who wear hearing aids in Portland should take a few extra precautions to protect them from the ravages of winter. Granted, we don’t get a lot of snow here in the Pacific Northwest, but any type of moisture – including the non-frozen variety – can cause damage […] Read More →

Can Hearing Aids Help You Have a Better Holiday?

There’s no place like ho-ho-home for the holidays, but when you have hearing loss, the season may be a little less joyful. Good news: hearing aids can help you focus on tinsel rather than tinnitus and ensure you don’t miss a note of those beloved classics like “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer.” The […] Read More →

Adult vs. Pediatric Hearing Aids

About one in six people in Portland experiences hearing loss. You might think most are well into their senior years, but in reality, children suffer from impaired hearing, as well. Hearing aids are beneficial to most patients with hearing loss, but children have different needs. When it comes to selecting a hearing aid for your […] Read More →

How Do Hearing Aids Work?

People who have never been diagnosed with hearing loss probably haven’t given hearing aids much thought. Even those in Portland and across the country who wear hearing aids might take them for granted in much the way we accept the fact that the sun will always rise and there will never be a shortage of […] Read More →

What is Noise-Induced Hearing Loss?

If you having trouble hearing but retirement is still years (or decades) away, chances are good that you are suffering the effects of noise-induced hearing loss in Portland. If so, you are hardly alone; aside from the natural effects of aging, noise-induced hearing loss is the most common cause of hearing impairment, and affects individuals […] Read More →

Hearing Aid Technology

If you’re like many people in Portland, your image of hearing aids is probably somewhat antiquated. If you are picturing bulky, unsightly devices with poor sound quality, you’ll be surprised (and pleased) to learn that today’s hearing aid technology is vastly different from that of a generation ago. Modern hearing aids are smaller and utilize […] Read More →

How Hearing Aids Can Help Date Night

The evenings are getting longer and that can only mean one thing – time for a date night! There are a number of options for dates in Portland. You could see a show, take a stroll or even go to the movies. But if you are one of the nearly 48 million people in Portland […] Read More →

Four Reasons You Should Invest in Your Hearing Health

It is May! And that also means it is time for Better Hearing & Speech Month. The goal of this month-long event is to encourage people to share information with others and take action if they believe there might be a problem with their hearing or speech. There are more than 48 million people with […] Read More →

Are Allergy Shots Worth the Pain?

Even though the weather still feels like winter, the seasonal allergies sure do remind you that it is spring. If you are one of the 50 million people in Portland and throughout the country with environmental allergies, now is the time when you really begin to suffer. What if I told you there was an […] Read More →