Tips for Driving with Hearing Aids

Tips for Driving with Hearing Aids

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Although we rely primarily on the sense of sight for driving, hearing plays an important supporting role. Hearing the sounds of sirens from emergency vehicles, other vehicles’ horns, and malfunctions in your own vehicle are essential for safe driving. If your hearing is compromised, it can be a hazard to your own driving and others who share the road. The first step toward safe driving is to schedule an appointment with an audiologist or hearing specialist to have your hearing tested and to determine if you need hearing aids. Yet, even when you have hearing aids, some additional considerations will…

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A Guide to Buying New Hearing Aids

A Guide to Buying New Hearing Aids

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When you have the sense that your hearing may have deteriorated or you are no longer satisfied with your current hearing aids, the time has come to schedule an appointment with an audiologist or other ear specialist. Upon scheduling your first appointment, you should expect several forms of assessment. The hearing specialist will consult with you about your symptoms, medical history, and sound exposure over time. Then, a visual exam will enable your doctor to observe the contours of the outer ear and features of the inner ear that may be obstructing your hearing ability, particularly if you have conductive…

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What to Expect at a Hearing Test

What to Expect at a Hearing Test

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Although a hearing test is nothing to worry about, it can cause some unease to walk in unprepared. Knowing what to expect will help you approach the test with an open mind and optimism about solutions. Consultation The first step will be a consultation with your hearing specialist at Hearing Group about your hearing history and any noise-related events that have come up in the recent past that might have affected your hearing. After discussing your family history, as well, you will schedule or begin your hearing test. Hearing Tests Hearing tests often take place in a soundproof room or…

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Encouraging a Loved One to Test Their Hearing

Encouraging a Loved One to Test Their Hearing

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We all know how frightening it can be to encounter a physical limitation, but no one should go through this process alone. Talking to your loved ones about hearing loss is a sensitive matter, but you might be bringing your family member or friend a great relief simply by talking about the possibility of hearing loss and making a plan to find treatment. Frustration Building Up? Don’t let the frustration build for too long. You may have noticed that your family member or friend hasn’t been able to participate in social events or even casual conversations like they used to….

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The Benefits of Treating Hearing Loss

The Benefits of Treating Hearing Loss

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Although hearing loss can be caused by many factors, they can lead to some of the same other health problems. As we know, hearing doesn’t happen in the ears, per se; it happens in the brain. The links between mental health and hearing have been established in a number of different fields, such as psychology, neurophysiology, and cognitive science. Each of these fields emphasizes the importance of treating hearing loss before it leads to other health problems. Dementia Ted Leverton’s 2017 article “Hearing Loss and Dementia” in the British Journal of General Practice emphasizes that the use of hearing aids…

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Recognizing the Signs of Hearing Loss

Recognizing the Signs of Hearing Loss

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Although some of the signs that you might be losing hearing ability might be easy to detect, others are subtler. Hearing loss is nothing to worry about too much, because there are many solutions out there to help you work through it. The earlier you’re able to identify the signs of hearing loss, the sooner you’ll be able to do something about it. Social Signs of Hearing Loss Some of the first signs of hearing loss might be social. Perhaps when you’re in a crowded room it has become difficult to hear others clearly. Especially when multiple people are talking…

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Award for Hearing Aid Office

Hearing Aid Office Wins Practice of the Month

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Hearing Aid Office Wins Practice of the Month What does it take for a Hearing Aid Office to win the Practice of the Month Award? It is not uncommon to hear words like, “Hearing Group Emporia not only gave me back my Hearing but have also changed my life”, or “Hearing Group people are wonderful. Sooo helpful! They want you happy or their not happy”, or “I was impressed with their knowledge, sense of professionalism”. These are just a few of the comments people are making about the Hearing Group team in Emporia via Google. Gevan Stover is leading the charge…

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What is the Best Hearing Aid

What is the Best Hearing Aid?

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What is the Best Hearing Aid? Trying to decide which is the Best Hearing Aid on the market is hard.  Then trying to find the Best Hearing Aid for you and your lifestyle is even harder. Who knew there would be so many manufacturers, then so many different technology levels inside each of them?  That is not to mention all the different models they come in as well.  With so many choices how do you decide which hearing aid is best for you? To begin with, there are several factors that play into your decision.  Three of the most important…

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Hearing Aid Office Stillwater, Oklahoma

Hearing Aid Office Stillwater, Oklahoma

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Hearing Aid Office Stillwater, Oklahoma Under the direction of Ryian Crenshaw, Hearing Group and Crenshaw are launching a new Hearing Aid office Stillwater, Oklahoma.  The primary focus in the Stillwater will be offering free hearing test and finding solutions for the patients loss.   As part of their Grand Opening Event, Hearing Group of Stillwater is participating in the Test Drive program, an initiative launched to help people hear what better is like before they purchase. This allows patients to wear the hearing aids in their home environment, workplace and social events as well or where they spend their time….

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Will hearing aids work for you.

Will hearing aids work for you?

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Will hearing aids work for you? Do you wonder, will hearing aids work for you?  The ability to hear properly is something many people take for granted, but for those with hearing problems, it is a very important part of their overall health. The inability to hear can actually be dangerous for those with significant impairment when they are driving, walking across roadways or even at work. In addition, just as we depend on vision to see what is ahead, we need our hearing to determine what else is occurring around us. Hence, the real truth about impaired hearing is…

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