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

The term over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids has become more and more prominent in the media recently. In 2017, the FDA passed a law that allows hearing devices to be sold over the counter. This means that in the next few years, hearing devices will be available for purchase without intervention from a professional. With the release of these products on

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If you are already wearing hearing aids, then you will know that they are an important investment to make. Hearing aids don’t usually come cheap, which means that when it comes to replacing them as they age, you may be resistant to do so. However, what it’s important to bear in mind is that when your hearing aids don’t work

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Trying to find the best and most appropriate hearing health care professional can be a daunting task. There are many titles that one may come across when doing their research; audiologist, hearing aid dispenser, and hearing instrument specialist are among the various names out there. It is important to gain awareness on the differences between these individuals to ensure the

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Tinnitus is a condition that affects millions of people around the world. For most of those people, tinnitus is just a nuisance that doesn’t affect their overall lifestyle, but there are some cases where tinnitus can become such a bother that it affects you mentally. The first person to speak with is usually your audiologist. As experts in hearing, audiologists

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              While sailors may delight in the prospect of taking to the ocean on a windy day, those wearing hearing instruments often find that the wind poses a challenge to hearing that must be overcome. According to one survey, hearing-instrument users listed wind noise as their “second worst listening situation.” This problem results from the creation of turbulence as

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Ear protection is so important for people that are regularly exposed to loud sounds. Whether you attend motorsport events, work in the music industry, or just enjoy a spot of gardening with all your noisy tools; you need to protect your ears. Fail to do so, and you won’t have good hearing for long. There are plenty of ear protection

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The hearing aid fitting process can feel a little daunting for a new hearing aids user. In truth, though, this is the moment where you’ll finally get to reap the benefits that modern technology can bring. As such, your visit to the hearing care provider should be seen as a moment of excitement rather than one to be feared. Nevertheless,

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            Not only does noise in the workplace have the potential to damage workers’ hearing, but there is evidence that workplace noise may also raise blood pressure and cholesterol levels among workers exposed to elevated noise levels. This is an important finding because hypertension and high cholesterol are listed as top risk factors for heart disease. With this in mind,

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How do you clean your ears ? The majority of people will reach for a cotton swab, dab it in some water, and then insert it into their ear to help get rid of the wax. It feels like you’re doing a great job, and then you see how much wax is on the cotton bud - so you must

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Hearing loss is never a pleasant thing to experience. For some people, it’s not just temporary either–it’s a permanent condition that they have to live with for the rest of their lives. This fact alone can be stressful and mentally fatiguing, which is why it’s important to look for solutions to help you regain your hearing and thus your confidence.

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