Berks Hearing Professionals

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

Hearing Health Blog

October is also National Protect Your Hearing Month. Most of us will experience a hearing loss at some point in our lives. It is a growing health concern in the United States and all over the world. The good news is that it is often preventable. Millions of people in the U.S. are exposed to damaging noise at their jobs

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October is National Audiology Awareness Month. Taking care of your ears is an essential part of your well-being. Over 35 million Americans have hearing loss. It affects individuals of all ages. It is important to have your hearing tested regularly to keep up with your hearing health and your overall health. Hearing difficulties have an effect at home, at work,

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Living with hearing loss is never easy. One of the many challenges those with hearing loss face is coming to terms with the fact that they even have hearing loss in the first place. Hearing loss rarely occurs over a short space of time. It takes place over the course of several years or even decades. While many of us

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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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Exposure to loud noises is one of the most common causes of hearing loss, particularly in those under 65. Sound is measured in decibels and any noise louder than 85 decibels puts your hearing at risk. The risk of hearing loss is greater the longer you are exposed or the louder the sound. However, most people don’t measure decibels on

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Rechargeable hearing aid options have become more readily available with a promise of ease and convenience for consumers. Recent innovations have allowed for hassle free use and a charge that lasts all day, without giving up on other important features. All of the six major hearing aid manufacturers now have rechargeable hearing aid options. While the rechargeable aids only come

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Once you have been told that you need hearing aids, you will need to go for an appointment to have your hearing aids fitted . Your audiologist will fit your hearing aids to make sure that you are getting the best results from them and make sure that they are comfortable in your ear. You should not hesitate to ask

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              In most cases, hearing loss occurs in both ears at roughly the same rate. This means that people who visit the hearing instrument specialist with the expectation that they will need only one instrument may need to adjust their thinking. Patients with “bilateral” (two ear) hearing loss who attempt to correct the problem with only one hearing instrument

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