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What are OTC Hearing Aids?

Over-the-counter hearing aids are self-fit hearing aids designed for adults 18+ who have mild hearing loss in both ears. If you have a tight budget and a mild hearing loss, then OTC hearing aids may be a good fit for you.

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Is Hydrogen Peroxide Safe to Put In Your Ears?

A buildup of earwax, while common, can become incredibly uncomfortable and can even impact your ability to hear. In your search to find relief for discomfort from full ears, you’ll likely come across a variety of recommendations, including hydrogen peroxide.

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Talking Sounds Variation

Hearing and comprehension are vital parts of effective communication. If we are unable to hear the nuances of sounds, then we aren’t able to capture the deeper meaning behind conversations. Being able to understand what someone is saying, not only the words they say but their tone as well, are crucial for successful communication.

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Hearing Protection

Why Hearing Protection Matters Did you know recreational activities have some of the largest impact on our hearing? Whether you enjoy listening to live music with friends, working outside on your lawn with power tools, hunting, or going to the shooting range, all of these activities can have a harmful impact on your hearing ability. …

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Better Hearing & Speech Month

Did You Know May is Better Hearing and Speech Month? Every May, the American Speech-Language Hearing Association raises awareness about hearing and communication by celebrating Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM). The theme for 2022 is, “Connecting People.” Hearing and communication are vital ways we experience the world and connect with the people we love. For many, …

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