8 Questions You May Have About Hearing Loss

8 Questions You May Have About Hearing Loss

As with all new experiences, the journey to better hearing health can be overwhelming. When you visit us at Custom Hearing Solutions, our audiologist and team of hearing specialists are here to support you through the process. If you’ve been preparing for your consultation beforehand, you may have found an abundance of information and research on hearing loss. Here, we’ve …

Custom Hearing Solutions - Best Hearing Aids for Active Lifestyle

Best Hearing Aids for Active Lifestyles

Whether you have just been prescribed hearing aids, or you have been experiencing the benefits of amplified hearing for some time, you are fully aware of the connection between clear hearing and being connected to the world around you. Though adjusting to life of hearing loss may take some time at first, the use of hearing aids in the long-term …

How Hearing Aids Improve Your Relationships

How Hearing Aids Improve Your Relationships

As social creatures, we understand that healthy communication is at the foundation of our relationships. Through communication, we share our inner worlds with each other. We share stories, anecdotes, jokes, and have important discussions through communication. Most of us understand that maintaining relationships takes work, and communication is a fundamental part of this work. When our channels of communication deteriorate, …

Comorbidities of Hearing Loss

Comorbidities of Hearing Loss

Comorbidity is defined as “the simultaneous presence of two chronic diseases or conditions in a patient.” It may also refer to “the presence of one or more additional disorders occurring simultaneously with a primary disorder.” As with many other medical conditions, hearing loss may occur with one or more comorbidities. Hearing loss is the third most common medical condition in …

Custom Hearing Solutions - Protect Your Hearing This Summer

Protect Your Hearing This Summer

The summer months are finally here, and with them comes all the excitement of warm weather and outdoor events. While the summer means more fun, we do have to be careful. We wear sunscreen, drink lots of water, and are generous with our mosquito repellant. But have you thought about protecting your hearing in the summer time? Not only does …

Custom Hearing Solutions - A Case for Two Hearing Aids

A Case for 2 Hearing Aids

Have you ever wondered why we have two ears on either side of our head? Over the course of human evolution, our auditory system has evolved to help us survive. In fact, our auditory system does more than hear; part of it is also responsible for our sense of balance! (Check out this interesting story from the CBC). Ancient humans …

Custom Hearing Solutions - On-screen captioning as a legal requirement in Nebraska

On-screen captioning as a legal requirement in Nebraska

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month! Each year, the American-Speech-Language Association (ASHA) promotes an awareness campaign about communication disorders and ASHA’s involvement in providing life-altering treatment. The theme this month is “Communication: The Key to Connection”, and a multitude of resources are available on their website. ASHA is also running a “Speaking Up for Communication” social media contest, if …

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New Study Reveals that 1 in 8 Workers Has a Hearing Loss

When you think of on-the-job injury, hearing loss probably wouldn’t be the first one to come to mind. As an invisible condition, hearing loss is often overlooked. In the US, hearing loss is the third most common medical condition, affecting 20% of the population. A new study has revealed that nearly 13% of US workers suffer from hearing loss. Learn …

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All About Tinnitus

All About Tinnitus   What is Tinnitus? Tinnitus, known commonly as a “ringing of the ear.” The sounds of tinnitus are personal and differ from person to person and have been described in different ways. They may sound like a pop, a buzz, a ringing, a clanging, a rush of air, a roar, a whistle, or a low rumble. Tinnitus is …

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How to Protect Your Hearing

Damaging your hearing is no light matter – our inner ears are delicate instruments and most hearing loss is ultimately permanent. If you value your hearing, know how to take care of it. Here are a few things to keep in mind: Recognize hazardous noise levels Pay attention to how loud the environment around you is. All noise projected at …