Are Bluetooth Hearing Aids Better?

As more of our technology comes standard with Bluetooth, our hearing professional here at Modern Hearing Solutions of Wyoming has been asked if it is better to get hearing aids with Bluetooth. This question is a little tricky. When it comes to listening to audio from things like your smartphone, TV, and other streaming devices, Bluetooth hearing aids are better at providing clear audio. However, this feature doesn’t mean that Bluetooth is—or isn’t—for you. To help you determine if you should choose Bluetooth hearing aids, we have some information for you to consider.

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7 Habits That Might Be Causing Your Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is not generally a one-time event. Instead, hearing loss occurs over time, which is often why senior citizens often struggle with their hearing after a lifetime of engaging in habits that cause hearing loss. If you are unsure if any of your current habits are contributing toward your future hearing loss, our hearing instrument specialist here at Modern Hearing Solutions of Wyoming has covered seven of the most common habits that cause sensorineural hearing loss.

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How Hearing Aids Work For Sensorineural Hearing Loss

There are three types of hearing loss, but the one commonly acquired later in life is sensorineural hearing loss. With this type of hearing loss, your outer ear and middle ear work perfectly fine; however, your inner ear is damaged. In many cases, sensorineural hearing loss is caused by loud noise exposure, making this type of hearing loss the most preventable. Once you have sensorineural hearing loss, the loss of hearing is permanent, and there is no surgery or pills that can correct it, unlike conductive hearing loss. But not all is lost. With the use of the right hearing aids, you can regain much of your lost hearing.

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What Happens If Tinnitus Goes Untreated?

At this time, there is no cure for tinnitus. Since there is no cure for the condition, many people leave their tinnitus untreated. This choice is not recommended, as there can be a variety of negative side effects when tinnitus goes untreated. Our hearing instrument specialist here at Modern Hearing Solutions of Wyoming has counseled many people concerning their hearing needs, such as tinnitus management. If you have been struggling with tinnitus and aren’t sure if you need treatment, you may want to consider the potential consequences of leaving your tinnitus untreated.

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Do You Need Two Hearing Aids If You Only Have One Bad Ear?

Hearing loss is not usually a unilateral process. Often, one ear will lose more hearing than the other, leaving many people with a so-called bad ear. While some individuals choose to work around this issue by using one hearing aid, this solution is less than ideal. If you have been struggling with single-sided hearing loss and aren’t sure if you need two hearing aids, our hearing instrument specialist at Modern Hearing Solutions of Wyoming is here to shed some light on the situation.

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