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Why is it difficult to understand words with hearing aids?

Hearing loss is categorized into three types: conductive, sensorineural, and mixed.  A conductive hearing loss means there is an issue in the...

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Why don't audiologists give me a speech test in the soundroom to compare how I do with and without hearing aids and even between different sets of hearing aids.

At our clinic, we use Quick Speech in Noise testing with and without hearing aids to simulate a real-world situation most individuals with hearing...

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I live in a Senior Home. Noise in dining room makes hearing impossible. I have tried Oticon Alta 2 Pro and Costco Rexton RIC. I need help with phone and TV too. What do you suggest?

This, unfortunately, is a common complaint I hear from a lot of patients. Part of the issue is that there are normally a lot of people talking in...

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I can hear with my hearing aids but sometimes I have trouble understanding what people are saying. Why?

Have you noticed if there is a pattern to the situations in which you have trouble understanding what people are saying?Hearing aids are an...

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Humans can hear frequencies up to 20 kHz. Why don't hearing aids provide sound at frequencies above 10 kHz.

The previous answers bring up some interesting angles, but the real reason why digital hearing aids have an upper frequency limit is so that they...

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