Hearing Devices: When to Take ‘Em Off or Leave ‘Em On

Some people tear off their hearing devices as soon as they walk through their front door. All day they’ve suffered the onslaught of noise – words, sounds and simply noise-noise. Their brain is fried, and they need to not be processing anything for a while. They yank off their hearing aid or cochlear implant sound…

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What I (Don’t) Know About Hearing Aids

For first-time users, wearing hearing aids can be a love-hate affair. The ‘love’ might be better termed as an “OK, fine, I’ll-wear-them” type of emotion. For people who have worn hearing aids for a long time, there’s more love than hate. And a better term for ‘hate’ might be ‘mild irritation with’ or ‘wouldn’t it…

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