Berks Hearing Professionals

  • 321 N. Furnace Street, Suite 90 
    Birdsboro, PA 19508
    (610) 404-8025 
  • 560 Van Reed Road, Suite 205 
    Wyomissing, PA 19610
    (610) 750-6107 

Hearing Health Blog

If you’ve had the tests and the conversations with your audiologist, then you know that the approaching appointment with your audiologist can make you feel a little apprehensive. Hearing aids are a big deal - in a good way! You’ve spent so long being unable to connect with the world around you because you cannot hear what’s going on, and

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Auditory training is training that helps improve listening skills and enhance speech understanding. It is a way to help facilitate communication with people and situations that are important to you. Auditory training trains the brain to help you recognize, understand, and interpret speech more easily with less effort in both quiet and in noise. It often comes in the form

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If you are experiencing hearing loss, you might be looking into getting some hearing aids . You might have heard that hearing aids can improve your life and you might be wondering how this is the case. Better communication with others One of the ways in which it can improve your life is that it means you will be able

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Caption phones are phones that provide large, easy to read text of what a caller is saying. Many of these devices also provide increased amplification so you can hear at a louder, more comfortable volume. Users can listen and read captions at the same time so that none of the conversation is missed. The phone will also caption messages or

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Just like any other gadget or technology, hearing aids need to be cared for. They can break and cause problems, especially if you don't look after them properly. However, even if you do care for your hearing aids, you can still find that they break and need to be repaired . However, when your hearing aids are acting up, you

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Are you looking for the right hearing aids for your needs? You might want to consider in-the-ear (ITE) devices. ITE hearing aids are smaller than the ones that fit behind your ear and can be discreet. With a number of features and custom options to choose from, talk more with your audiologist about the benefits of ITE hearing aids. Personal

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Hearing aids are defined as sound-amplifying devices designed to aid people who have a hearing impairment. The key word in the definition and in the term itself is “aid”. Contrary to popular belief, hearing aids do not completely correct or fix our hearing. Therefore, hearing aids alone may not be enough to completely compensate for hearing loss in every situation.

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Hearing aids become a vital part of your day-to-day activities. That’s why it’s incredibly important to keep your hearing aids in optimal condition so that you get the most benefit from them, but not everyone understands when they’re actually broken or when they simply need repairs . To many people, as long as it’s producing sound and helping them hear,

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Untreated hearing loss can severely impact communication, making it difficult to understand what’s going on around you and interact with others. For this reason, many individuals with hearing loss withdraw from social situations and the things that they once enjoyed. When individuals withdraw, their cognitive health is impacted. Participating in conversation and social gatherings keeps the mind active. When participation

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              In an effort to examine the link between a form of age-related hearing loss (involving the inner ear and hearing nerves) and the risk of developing mild cognitive impairment (MCI), researchers examined 1,604 people with an average age of 75 years. (MCI is a type of cognitive decline that is noticeable, but not sufficiently significant to interfere with

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