Living with Hearing Loss

  • Beltone DFW | Occupational Hearing Loss

    Occupational Hearing Loss

    Exposure to high frequency noise in the workplace is a common cause of hearing loss. This type, known as occupational hearing loss is often the result of over stimulation of hearing cells from loud or repeated noises such as heavy machinery, gun shots, air planes, etc. This can lead to long term or permanent damage […]

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    Can You Cure Hearing Loss With Surgery?

    The medical solution to hearing loss has always been the use of hearing aids. Although technology has improved hearing aids significantly, some people still find themselves suffering from hearing deficiencies – or they find themselves still straining to hear. Due to advancements in the medical field, hearing care may be moving towards a surgical solution […]

  • Beltone DFW | Understanding Your Degree of Hearing Loss

    Understanding Your Degree of Hearing Loss

    There are various degrees of hearing loss and treatment depends on the severity of it. A way to determine what level you have is by going to an audiologist for a hearing test. The different degrees of hearing loss include; normal, slight, mild, moderate, moderately severe, severe, and profound. Those who are going through mild […]

  • Beltone DFW | How to Talk to Your Doctor about Hearing Loss

    How to Talk to Your Doctor about Hearing Loss

    If you are having difficulty hearing in the way that you used to, it is important that you speak to your doctor. While you may find it difficult to let your doctor know exactly what you are experiencing, it is the first step in getting the treatment that you need. Here are a few tips […]

  • Beltone DFW | Get the 411 on Ear Candling

    Get the 411 on Ear Candling

    Ear candling is a procedure in which candle wax is used to aid in the removal of ear wax. However, there are certain types of candles that were created with this procedure in mind. Ear candles are hollowed out and use cone-shaped fabric that is coated with either paraffin wax, soy wax, or beeswax. The […]

  • Beltone DFW | Hearing Loss Prevention 101

    Hearing Loss Prevention 101

    Over five percent of the world’s population has some type of hearing issue. Hearing issues can occur because of exposure to loud noises, age, illness, and other factors. Here are some factors that affect hearing, and what you can do to prevent it. Loud Noises Fifteen percent of Americans between the ages of 20 and […]