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Sounds Of Summer - What Summer Sounds Can Damage Your Hearing?

Buzzing lawn mowers, booming sporting event speakers (and yelling fans), rowdy outdoor concerts, and crackling fireworks--these are welcome summer sounds. However, many sounds that we typically hear during the summer can be damaging to our hearing.

Jul 25th, 2021
Better Hearing & Speech Month at Beneficial Hearing Aid Center

Hello, Better Hearing and Speech Month! At Beneficial Hearing Aid Center, I am passionate about educating Ocala on the importance of hearing health. One of the simple ways I can do this is by sharing who I am and the types of problems we help our patients

Apr 28th, 2021
4 Questions to Ask About Hearing Aids

If you are thinking about getting hearing aids, you are probably full of questions already. Fortunately, most people tend to ask the same four common questions so we can give you the answers you are looking for right now.

Aug 20th, 2019
How to Properly Clean Your Ears

A commonly asked question is how do people go about properly and safely cleaning their ears? The simple answer to this question is that you don’t. Meaning you do not actually need to clean your ears because your ears do clean themselves. How you may ask?

Aug 20th, 2019
Types of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss affects roughly 48 million Americans, according to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Individuals can suffer from three types of hearing loss, which are characterized by the part of the auditory system that is damaged.

Aug 16th, 2019
4 Things to Expect at Your Hearing Aid Fitting

If you’ve been to an audiologist for hearing tests, and they have recommended using hearing aids, you may be approaching a hearing aid fitting with both trepidation and excitement.

Aug 9th, 2019
A Guide to Ear Cleaning

Are you ears giving you trouble? You might think about completing some ear cleaning. With ear cleaning, you might think that you can get rid of the buildup of wax and ensure that you can hear more effectively.

Aug 7th, 2019
7 Dos and Don’ts of Ear Cleaning

We’ve all done it at one time or another: Reach for a cotton bud, pen lid, or bobby pin and mine our ear for wax. While this gives a short term satisfaction it is from beneficial to your ear health and liable be harmful in the long term.

Aug 19th, 2019
Hearing Aid Battery Basics

Hearing aids need batteries to run. Different hearing aids need different battery sizes, so it's important to know about what batteries your hearing aids take so you can keep them running and always have spares handy.

Aug 13th, 2019
4 FAQs About Hearing Aid Repairs

When things are going smoothly, you sometimes forget how much you depend upon your eyeglasses or your hearing aids. But when something goes wrong, it can make life a little more difficult.

Aug 12th, 2019
5 Questions to Ask at Your First Hearing Checkup

The time has come: You’ve had enough people telling you to visit an audiologist because they think you have hearing loss. You listened and now you’re getting ready for your first visit.

Aug 8th, 2019
Why Choose an Audiologist?

If you feel like you may be suffering from hearing loss, chances are someone will recommend you visit an audiologist. Just what is an audiologist, though?

Aug 6th, 2019
Do I Need to Clean My Ears?

In addition to caring for hearing itself, hygiene plays an important role in keeping the ears healthy. Remarkably, the ears have their own cleaning system – earwax.

Aug 5th, 2019
Preparing for Your Hearing Test

Hearing loss is one of the most common conditions impacting people today; however, it’s also one of the most overlooked and undertreated health issues.

Aug 4th, 2019
What is Auditory-Brainstem Testing?

If you’ve noticed a decline in your hearing ability, it’s important to schedule an appointment with a hearing care provider in your area. If they determine you have hearing loss, hearing aids are a common recommendation of treatment...

Aug 3rd, 2019
4 FAQs About Ear Protection

Ear protection isn’t something to just pick without thinking about it. Your hearing is a sense that you shouldn’t ignore, and you should be ensuring that you head to your regular audiologist appointments to discuss the best avenues for ear protection...

Aug 2nd, 2019
Can Tinnitus be Prevented?

If you’ve ever heard a consistent ringing, buzzing or hissing noise in your ears, then there’s a good chance that you’ve developed tinnitus.

Aug 1st, 2019