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Tips for Driving with Hearing Aids

In Hearing Loss, Lifestyle & Leisure by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

Hearing loss is a common condition affecting a third of people in the U.S. over the age of 65. Even so the average person tends to wait at least seven years from the time they suspect they have a hearing problem before seeking help. This means that there are likely quite a few people behind the wheel who’s hearing is …

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Tips for Adjusting to New Hearing Aids

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

If you have recently taken the leap and started using hearing aids then a congratulations is in order! Admitting you have a problem and getting help is a big step and sometimes easier said then done. Now that you have your new hearing aids, they often take some getting used to. The first days of using your new hearing aids …

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A Guide to Buying New Hearing Aids

In Hearing Aids by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

If you are starting to notice that your hearing is not what it used to be perhaps you are considering what to do. Hearing aids have been proven time and time again to be the best tool for dealing with irreversible hearing loss, but with so many options out there on the market it can be confusing what kind of …

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Things People with Hearing Loss Wish You Knew

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

Sometimes it can feel like hearing loss is a solitary experience. Those who have lost some of their hearing ability find it increasingly difficult to have conversations, and this lack of connection can sometimes feel isolating and lonely. Reaching out to a person with hearing loss is sometimes all it takes to build a bridge. However, there are a few …

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Investing in Your Health: Treating Hearing Loss

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

When it comes to hearing loss, you might consider the cost of treatment to be overwhelming. Indeed, some models of hearing aids are very expensive, particularly those with the latest features and functions. Looking at the bottom line of hearing assistance can make your eyes bug out at first glance. However, recent research demonstrates the countless costs associated with hearing …

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How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

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

Seeking hearing treatment is like turning the page from one chapter of life to the next. In the prior chapter, many people experience isolation, frustration, and disconnection from their loved ones, including intimate partners. However, the next chapter can be one of restored connections, expression, and freely flowing conversation. Let’s take a brief look at how the old chapter might …

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All About Tinnitus

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

Anyone who has been to a very loud concert or sporting event will be familiar with the sound of ringing in the ears that lasts beyond the loud event. Perhaps you have been to a loud restaurant and were surprised to find a lasting haze of high pitches in your ears after walking outside to the quiet street. For those …

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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 …