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New Year’s Resolution: Get Your Hearing Tested

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

Happy New Year! The start of each year brings along optimism, hope for the future, and a feeling of possibility. This year, at the start of “the 20’s,” might feel like an especially fresh new beginning. How can we carry these feelings through the year? Although the New Year is a celebration of optimism, sometimes that positive attitude falls flat …

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Veterans and Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

If you or a loved one has served our government’s military there is a high chance that you deal with some level of hearing loss. According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, more than 2.7 million veterans currently receive disability benefits for hearing loss or tinnitus, a ringing in the ears. Veterans are 30 percent more likely than non …

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Are Two Hearing Aids Better Than One?

In Hearing Aids by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

Perhaps you have reached a point where you are ready to confront your hearing problems. However, you’re not sure if you should go with one hearing aid or two. One hearing aid will cost you less, and if it performs as good as two hearing aids, then you might as well save your money. How Does One Hearing Aid Compare …

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Hearing Aids and Artificial Intelligence

In Hearing Aids by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

What kinds of difficulties do persons who lose their hearing undergo? When a hearing loss is experienced, the person affected has to accept physical setbacks quickly and find moral support at the same time. Loss of hearing can set a person back because it demands a change to the behavior of what they once had and adopt a new one …

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Occupational Hearing Hazards

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

When it comes to filling out a job application, for majority of Americans, by the time the disability disclosure section is reached, the hardest part of the survey has been completed. A good portion of people breeze past this question easily, effortlessly clicking the, “no, I do not have a disability” button, and continue going about their day without a …

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A Guide to Buying New Hearing Aids

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

Although hearing aids typically last five to seven years, you may find that you require a new or upgraded hearing aid sooner than this. Seeking treatment for hearing loss, even if the loss is due to lifestyle changes, is extremely important for your overall quality of life. 1) Changes in your hearing Your hearing health should never be taken for …

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Tips for Driving with Hearing loss

In Lifestyle & Leisure by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

Driving safely on the traffic is a crucial thing that should be practiced by all drivers and owners of cars. People with some physical problems and other health problems are not exempted from using the road. If you are having hearing problems, you can as well drive just like others and the problem does not hinder from driving effectively. This …

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Tips for Adjusting to New Hearing Aids

In Hearing Aids by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

Getting new hearing aids can be a challenging experience. The key is to make sure that you take it slow and keep a few tips in mind. Examples of how to adjust to new hearing loss treatment that lets you hear more clearly again include the following ideas. Give Yourself Time The key to adjusting to new hearing aids is …

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What to Ask During a Hearing Consultation

In Audiologist by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

You’ve scheduled a hearing exam – that’s great news! At Palm Beach Hearing Associates, we will create a customized solution to help you regain your hearing using state of the art technology. Untreated hearing loss can cause hypertension, higher risk of stroke, increased risk of falling, longer hospital stays if you do get injured and other issues such as depression, …

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What to Expect At A Hearing Test

In Hearing Test by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

It is important to have your hearing tested if you suspect you may have some hearing loss. It’s a good idea to add a hearing evaluation to your regular health regime if you are over 55, have a family history of hearing loss, seem to have ringing or buzzing in your ears more frequently or if you work or worked …