As the weather warms up, and we embrace the joy of summer, there’s one tiny yet essential device that requires special care – your hearing aids. The summer months bring along specific chal...Read More
The Connection Between Diabetes and Hearing Loss
It is estimated that in the United States, 30 million people have diabetes. Of these people with diabetes, the CDC estimates that roughly 90 – 95% have type 2 diabetes. Diabetes is a long-...Read More
Frequently Asked Questions About Hearing Aid Features
Hearing aids are sophisticated devices that help individuals with hearing loss to hear sounds and communicate with others. However, with so many different types of hearing aids available on the market...Read More
What is the Best Hearing Protection for Concerts?
Concerts are an excellent opportunity to enjoy live music and immerse yourself in the energy of the crowd. However, the loud sounds at concerts can cause permanent hearing damage if you do not take pr...Read More
Is It Normal to Have Occasional Tinnitus?
Tinnitus is a condition in which you experience ringing or other noises in one or both ears. The noise you hear when you have tinnitus isn’t caused by an external sound, so the people around you...Read More
How to Treat a Temporary Hearing Loss in One Ear
Temporary hearing loss in one ear can be a frustrating and uncomfortable experience. It can be caused by a variety of factors, including ear infections, fluid buildup, earwax blockage, and exposure to...Read More
5 Signs You Need a Professional Ear Cleaning
Ear wax is something that occurs naturally in everyone. It plays an essential role in keeping our ears clean and free of debris. Earwax buildup is a common problem that affects people of all age...Read More
HOW YOUNG IS TOO YOUNG FOR A HEARING TEST?
Though REM recommends annual hearing tests for anyone over the age of 55, hearing problems can occur at anytime, in any age. Should I get a hearing test if I have no symptoms? Though the obvious sympt...Read More
CAN EXERCISE HELP RELIEVE TINNITUS?
“Reaction to tinnitus sound is connected to a personal’s emotional processing system.” So says Dr. Fatima Husain in an article included in this month’s Hearing Journal. People afflicted with ...Read More
HEARING AID BATTERIES AT REM
How long should hearing aid batteries last? One of the questions audiologists at REM get asked the most is “how long should my hearing aid batteries last?” The answer is — it depends. Yo...Read More