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We answer some of the commonly asked questions related to hearing care, tinnitus, hearing aid products, assistive listening devices and more.

Some of Our Most Asked Questions:

How Do I Know If I Have Hearing Loss?
What Causes Hearing Loss?
What Style of Hearing Aids Do I Need?
What Is Tinnitus?

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Hearing care from our top-rated audiologists at Live Better Hearing includes state-of-the-art technology & a variety of resources to educate and assist patients on the hearing healthcare journey.

All About Hearing Loss

Hearing loss has been shown to negatively impact nearly every dimension of the human experience, including physical health, emotional and mental health, perceptions of mental acuity, social skills, family relationships, and self-esteem, as well as work and school performance.

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We are convinced that no one can place a dollar amount on the ability to hear again. At Live Better Hearing we realize that when you want to rediscover with the sounds of your life, the last thing you want in your way is a dollar sign.

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What are the Duties of an Audiologist?

November 19, 2020

If you visit your doctor with any conditions that affect your sense of hearing, chances are they may refer you to an audiologist. Put simply, an audiologist is a health care professional who specializes in identifying, assessing and managing disorders associated with hearing, balance or other neural systems. Generally speaking, it’s an audiologist’s duty to […]

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Four Ways Hearing Better Can Help You Age Better

November 18, 2020

We all want to stay healthy and happy as we age. Exercising and eating right are two obvious things we can do to help. But did you know hearing our best has a big impact, too? September is Healthy Aging Month. Here are four ways hearing your best can help you age your best. Hearing […]

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How Do Hearing Aids Work?

October 21, 2020

Hearing aids are small electronic devices that you can wear inside or behind your ear to improve your hearing. The aid will make sounds louder, making it easier for many people with hearing loss to communicate with others, listen to things they want to and live a simpler life in general. This, of course, is […]

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Can COVID-19 cause tinnitus or hearing loss?

September 24, 2020

By Kyle Acker, Au.D. COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, brings with it a host of health concerns. Most of these symptoms are respiratory in nature as reported by the CDC; shortness of breath, coughing, sore throat [1]. However, there is some concern that the coronavirus may cause some neurological symptoms as well. […]

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5 Surprising Superpowers of Hearing Aids

By Sarah Boersig Did you know that hearing aids do more than just improve your hearing? They improve overall health and can include features that assist with everything from schedule management to binging your favorite podcast! Here are some lesser-known ways hearing aids are here to save the day: Tinnitus Suppression – Tinnitus is a […]

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Hearing Loss: Ending the Stigma

September 23, 2020

By Sarah Boersig Recently, a patient in the waiting room of our audiology clinic chuckled as he was filling out his forms. The question that tickled him was, “Do you think you have a hearing loss?” “Why would I be here if I could hear?” he laughed. While it seems like a silly question, it’s […]