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Seven Signs You May Have Hearing Loss

Seven signs you may have hearing loss Similar to any medical condition, the sooner you address the signs that you may have hearing loss, the better.  Here are ten signs that may indicate hearing loss: 1. You can’t hear well on telephone calls.  If the volume on your telephone is at […]

Thanks to I-Phone Headphones, There May Be Less Stigma Associated With Hearing Aids

Have you noticed that more people are wearing wireless electronic devices in, or on, their ears? We can thank Apple for designing its latest iPhones without headphone jacks. This significant development may have a significant effect on lessening the stigma behind wearing hearing aids.  Let’s hope that the stigma of wearing hearing aids […]

Why Is Ear Wax A Good Thing?

Doctor Joe Griffith, doctor of audiology and the owner of Accessible Hearing Aids would like to explain to you why ear wax is a good thing.  Ear wax has a protective function. Often it can indicate the state of your health.  Basically, ear wax has three functions: It keeps your […]

Seven Advantages of Buying from a Hearing Care Professional

It’s one thing to buy books, electronic devices, and food online, however, hearing aids are a different matter. Because your ears and the condition of your hearing are unique, an in-person consultation with a qualified audiologist will ensure that you get the right type of hearing device and the proper […]

Does Hearing Loss Contribute to Dementia?

There are three main theories for how hearing loss may contribute to cognitive decline and dementia. Cognitive Load – Because the brain is constantly coping with degraded sounds because its resources are dedicated to processing those sounds, this impairs its other processes such as memory and thinking. Brain Atrophy – […]