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A connection – Heart Attack & Hearing Loss

According to heart.org - Low-frequency hearing loss is associated with two predictors of heart attack. Low-frequency hearing loss is associated with systemic endothelial dysfunction and carotid intima-medial thickness, according to a preliminary study presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2016. Endothelial dysfunction (malfunction of cells lining blood vessel walls) and carotid intima-medial thickness [...]

By |February 22nd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

When and Why You Should Seek Treatment for Your Hearing Problems

To have trouble hearing is a common ailment in the United States and around the world, but people often hold back on going to see a hearing specialist. They assume that their condition is not worth seeing a doctor, but in reality, there are many reasons to see an audiologist at Oklahoma Hearing Center’s OKHC [...]

By |February 15th, 2018|Blog, Tips|0 Comments

Are Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids Truly Beneficial?

People can now access over-the-counter hearing aids, but are they truly beneficial? As with cheap reading glasses, the kind you pick up at the drugstore when you have misplaced your good pair, low-priced hearing aids offer a very basic level of help with Oklahoma hearing care. It is essential to understand that this option is [...]

By |January 29th, 2018|Blog, Hearing Loss Tips|0 Comments

What Happens When Hearing Loss Goes Untreated?

Why do some individuals experience denial and refuse to seek out a specialist for hearing? The truth is, there are several reasons for putting off a visit to the hearing specialist, and usually it has to do with the stigma associated with hearing loss, as well as feelings of isolation. Hearing Loss And Stigma Luckily, [...]

By |December 25th, 2017|Blog, Hearing Loss Tips|0 Comments

How To Select The Best Hearing Aids For 2018

In an ever-changing field like hearing devices, it can be hard to select the best ones because of modern technological advancements. Nowadays, and even more so in the New Year, hearing devices are getting smaller and smaller and have the capability to attach to the ear either internally or externally. Aside from becoming truly invisible, [...]

By |December 21st, 2017|Blog, Hearing Loss Tips|0 Comments

What Is Tinnitus And How Can My Doctor Help?

If you are experiencing a repetitive sound or noise in your ears, you may be asking yourself, "What is Tinnitus?" Tinnitus, though not a disease, is usually the symptom of an underlying health issue. Tinnitus refers to a subjective noise in the ears that does not come from an external source and often sounds like [...]

By |December 11th, 2017|Blog, Tips|0 Comments

Best Hearing Aids for Severe Hearing Loss in Children

According to researchers at the University of Colorado, presenting their findings to the Acoustical Society of America, the human brain responds to hearing loss by reorganizing how neurotransmitters activate across synaptic connections. That is, the part of the brain devoted to hearing can actually become reorganized through neuroplasticity (the ability of the brain to change), [...]

By |November 16th, 2017|Blog, Children|0 Comments

Here’s What You Need To Know About AIED

Do you find yourself regularly asking friends and family to repeat themselves? Are you increasingly turning up the volume on your TV higher than you ever have before? If so, it could be the result of hearing loss. But how do you know for sure? If your hearing is becoming ever more strenuous, it might [...]

By |October 19th, 2017|Blog, Hearing Loss Tips|0 Comments

Siemens Rechargeable Battery

Do you have arthritis in your fingers?  For some hearing aid users, it is a struggle to change out the little batteries in the hearing aids.  Siemens Hearing Aids has a solution that is very popular with our patients!  This is ideal for patients who don't want the fuss of changing batteries, Cellion automatically turns off [...]

By |September 12th, 2017|Blog, Hearing Loss Tips|0 Comments

One Sided Deafness

Do you have a “better ear?” Is it easier to follow conversations when someone is sitting close to your “better ear?” Many of us have a preference for which ear we use on the telephone. Losing hearing in one ear is referred to as #UnilateralHearingLoss. Profound unilateral hearing loss is hearing loss greater than 91dB, [...]

By |August 29th, 2017|Blog, Hearing Loss Tips|0 Comments