How Sound Affects Your Sleep Cycle

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Many Americans sleep in noisy environments. Urban dwellers are accustomed to hearing sirens and traffic sounds throughout the night, and many others leave the radio and television on to help them fall asleep. However, sleeping with noise may negatively impact your health.

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Serving Patients Virtually

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At Hearing Planet, we’re encouraging all of our patients to take the health crisis seriously and follow the recommendations of our nation’s healthcare experts. We are also abiding by the guidelines set by the Centers for Disease and Control (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), and Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and are therefore limiting patient visits to our clinic.

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What is the Best Hearing Aid for Me?

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If you watched Dr. Laura's video, 'What is the BEST hearing aid?' , you know choosing the right Hearing Aid is based on a number of factors. These factors are specific to each individual’s hearing loss, their lifestyle and listening environments such as noisy restaurants or conference rooms. Therefore, it is not so much about which is the best Hearing Aid on the market, rather it is really about which is the best hearing aid for you!

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What is the Best Hearing Aid for Me?

If you watched Dr. Laura's video, 'What is the BEST hearing aid?' , you know choosing the right Hearing Aid is based on a number of factors. These factors are specific to each individual’s hearing loss, their lifestyle and listening environments such as noisy restaurants or conference rooms. Therefore, it is not so much about which is the best Hearing Aid on the market, rather it is really about which is the best hearing aid for you!

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What Do Hearing Aid Names Really Mean?

The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Hearing Aid Names

Understanding hearing aid names, model numbers, and styles can be downright confusing. However, the name can tell you nearly everything you need to know about that instrument your hearing healthcare professional recommends to you.

Unfortunately for the consumer, there is no industry standard for naming hearing aids. Each manufacturer uses its own naming convention for products, which sometimes makes comparisons among the different brands even more difficult.

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What Do Hearing Aid Names Really Mean?

The Ultimate Guide to Understanding Hearing Aid Names

Understanding hearing aid names, model numbers, and styles can be downright confusing. However, the name can tell you nearly everything you need to know about that instrument your hearing healthcare professional recommends to you.

Unfortunately for the consumer, there is no industry standard for naming hearing aids. Each manufacturer uses its own naming convention for products, which sometimes makes comparisons among the different brands even more difficult.

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Mother Nature : The Audiologist

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Nature provides us many resources that we can utilize in determining the context of our surroundings in order to navigate our paths, hunt for food, build our shelters, and so on. That being said, nature can act as an unexpected audiologist, in the most humorous of ways. Let me set the scene:

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Mother Nature : The Audiologist

Nature provides us many resources that we can utilize in determining the context of our surroundings in order to navigate our paths, hunt for food, build our shelters, and so on. That being said, nature can act as an unexpected audiologist, in the most humorous of ways. Let me set the scene:

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5 Benefits of Getting Your Hearing Tested Early

Historical data, as well as recent studies, show there are many benefits to getting your hearing tested early if hearing loss is suspected. Early detection can mean the difference between a smooth transition into better hearing or going through the struggles of relearning how to hear.

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5 Benefits of Getting Your Hearing Tested Early

Historical data, as well as recent studies, show there are many benefits to getting your hearing tested early if hearing loss is suspected. Early detection can mean the difference between a smooth transition into better hearing or going through the struggles of relearning how to hear.

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Not Your Grandfather’s Hearing Aid… Why Today’s Hearing Aids Are Technological Wonders.

The phrase 'hearing aid' often conjures up images of childhood cartoons full of stereotypical elderly people, holding ear trumpets and shouting, "Ayyy?" or the Walkman-like silver box with a transistor radio-type earpiece that one of your relatives used to wear. With nano technology, flexible circuits, and the IoT (the Internet of Things) here today, it's understandable that today's hearing aids have become quite high tech.

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Not Your Grandfather’s Hearing Aid… Why Today’s Hearing Aids Are Technological Wonders.

The phrase 'hearing aid' often conjures up images of childhood cartoons full of stereotypical elderly people, holding ear trumpets and shouting, "Ayyy?" or the Walkman-like silver box with a transistor radio-type earpiece that one of your relatives used to wear. With nano technology, flexible circuits, and the IoT (the Internet of Things) here today, it's understandable that today's hearing aids have become quite high tech.

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Is It True That Learning To Play An Instrument Can Improve Hearing?

It is no secret that learning to play a musical instrument at an early age is beneficial. Playing an instrument can help with math skills, communication, time management, etc. The list goes on and on!

There are a lot of key factors that work together when playing a musical piece. The musician not only needs to see/read the notes they are playing they also need to listen carefully to what is being played. The need to listen carefully to musical cadences is a skill that musicians are constantly utilizing.

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Is It True That Learning To Play An Instrument Can Improve Hearing?

It is no secret that learning to play a musical instrument at an early age is beneficial. Playing an instrument can help with math skills, communication, time management, etc. The list goes on and on!

There are a lot of key factors that work together when playing a musical piece. The musician not only needs to see/read the notes they are playing they also need to listen carefully to what is being played. The need to listen carefully to musical cadences is a skill that musicians are constantly utilizing.

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Nature Sounds to Hear While Traveling in the U.S.

From the calm of Napa Valley to the sun filled beaches of Florida, there are plenty of amazing sites to see and sounds to hear between the coasts. Here are four detour worthy things to hear while traveling the U.S.

You can add them to your travel itinerary, a sporadic day of adventure, or your bucket list.

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Nature Sounds to Hear While Traveling in the U.S.

From the calm of Napa Valley to the sun filled beaches of Florida, there are plenty of amazing sites to see and sounds to hear between the coasts. Here are four detour worthy things to hear while traveling the U.S.

You can add them to your travel itinerary, a sporadic day of adventure, or your bucket list.

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