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New Hearing Aids 2022

Hearing loss affects millions of people in the U.S., but it’s estimated that only one-third of adults experiencing hearing loss actually use a hearing aid. This can be attributed to many different factors, such as misconceptions about hearing aids, concern about their visibility, or lack of access to an audiologist. With the release of new …

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The Role of Sign Language Interpreters in Our Community and the World

Within the hearing-impaired community, there is an incredible amount of diversity, including in the ways in which individuals choose to navigate our world. For some, cochlear implants are the ideal option, while others prefer using sign language to communicate. And for many individuals, it’s a combination of these and other strategies that work best for …

Memorial Hearing Treatment for Hyperacusis and Misophonia

Treatment for Hyperacusis and Misophonia in Houston, TX

Misophonia causes an emotional response to certain trigger noises. Hyperacusis causes physical discomfort as if the volume of everyday noise was much louder. Sound therapy and other options can treat or even cure hyperacusis and misophonia. Certain noises can be irritating for everyone. For example, screeches on a chalkboard can cause anyone to squirm, and …

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What’s The Difference Between Misophonia And Hyperacusis?

In this blog you will learn: Misophonia and hyperacusis are two forms of sensitive hearing. Misophonia causes strong emotional responses to sounds, whereas hyperacusis causes physical discomfort. Both conditions can be treated effectively with hearing aids and therapeutic interventions. Have you ever experienced a sound that you couldn’t stand? Sensitive hearing is a common issue …

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Kids and Hearing Aids

Having a child diagnosed with hearing loss can be a scary and sometimes overwhelming experience. Fortunately, modern hearing aid technology can often provide substantial relief from the effects of hearing loss. However, wearing hearing aids can present challenges of its own, especially for young users. The following information on kids and hearing aids will help …