Can You Hear That Bell?

Time to Head Back-to-School… And Learn about Hearing Better! We all know the sound of a ringing 🔔 bell is meant to attract attention. We remember from school, years ago, that it’s a call to class and to remind us of the importance of learning. It’s also a signal for the start of a new regimen, and can serve as a wake-up …

Smart Phone Hearing Aids

Hearing Aids Can Keep You Connected

In today’s world of high speed connectivity, it only makes sense that hearing aids follow the same path. Hearing aids that connect to your phone are not a new concept. There has been a version of this connection for years. But in the past it involved wearing a necklace or a pendant. Some manufacturers created a lapel clip. The reason ...
Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Hearing Aids

Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Hearing Aids

Summer is here and while you prepare to get out and have some fun in the sun, make sure you know how to treat your hearing aids. Summer can present some serious concerns for your hearing aids from water exposure to bug spray. Make sure you know how to maintain and protect your devices everywhere you go. Water While most …

Monitoring Your Daily Exposure to Noise

Monitoring Your Daily Exposure to Noise

We are surrounded by sounds every day, at home, at work, during our commute, and in our leisure time. Many of the sounds we hear do not pose a hazard to our hearing, but some do. Repeated exposure to sounds that are too loud can cause permanent hearing damage or increase the risk of age-related hearing loss later in life. …

Communicating with Hard of Hearing Loved Ones

Communicating With Hard of Hearing Loved Ones

Approximately 48 million Americans have some form of hearing loss and by age 65, one in three people has difficulty hearing. Untreated hearing loss can negatively affect a person’s physical and emotional health as well as their ability to socialize, do well in school and at work, and enjoy their leisure time. May is National Better Speech and Hearing Month …

Bananas Are Found to Support Hearing Health

Bananas Are Found to Support Hearing Health

We’re learning more and more about the healing benefits of plants and nutrients. Adding superfoods into our diets can help to balance and protect against a multitude of disease and illness. But if we told you that bananas were a superfood that supports hearing health would you think we were…bananas? It’s one of the more accessible and versatile fruits on …

Falls & Acccidents Are More Likely with Hearing Loss

Falls and Accidents Are More Likely with Hearing Loss

As the Baby Boomers age into a life stage where hearing loss is accepted as par for the course, a stronger spotlight is being shown on the impact of hearing loss. The inconveniences of social and verbal interaction are more widely known now than ever before. However, there are hidden dangers to hearing loss that go well beyond this the …

How Smoking and Drinking May Affect Hearing

How Smoking & Drinking May Affect Hearing

Several studies, including one from the American Medical Association indicate smokers are more likely to experience hearing loss than non-smokers. And passive or second-hand smoke can also take a toll on hearing. Similar studies both in the United States and by European researchers show a link between alcohol use and hearing impairment. At Custom Hearing Solutions, we offer a variety …

Great Things to Hear this Valentine's Day in Omaha

Great Things to Hear this Valentine’s Day in Omaha

Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Living with hearing loss often offers an extra excuse to skip the lovefest and hunker down alone. That couldn’t be further from the best medicine, though! It’s well known that hearing loss, particularly untreated and undiagnosed, can lead to isolating behaviors. It’s human nature to avoid difficulty and …