“Streamers,” Bluetooth, and Pacemaker Compatibility

This week’s post is a followup on an earlier blog post in September concerning “streamers” and Bluetooth connectivity. Siemens has released its EasyTek, and at a recent training session in New Jersey audiologists were told that the device was compatible with pacemakers. However, when looking for written backup on the Internet I found a Norwegian handbook  that advised people to check with…

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Successful Hearing Aid Use, part 9: What if your hearing is very poor?

Most hard-of-hearing people derive substantial benefit from wearing hearing aids. Unfortunately, there are a few hard-of-hearing people who have such severe hearing loss that they cannot use hearing aids successfully. This article is written for these folks. However, before deciding that your hearing is so “bad” that hearing aids can’t help you, be sure you…

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