Breaking News — A Hearing Revolution Has Begun! Introducing the New The world’s first hearing aid to feature integrated sensors and artificial intelligence. Imagine a hearing aid that can: • Measure body and brain health • Translate languages • Receive adjustments from your provider remotely • Stream music, TV and phone calls […]
Have you ever heard someone’s hearing aid buzzing and whistling? Nobody wants their hearing aids to whistle. Hearing aid feedback happens for two reasons: either the hearing aid doesn’t fit correctly or there is too much power. In both cases, sound from the hearing aid leaks out of the ear and is re-amplified by the […]
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 70 million adults in the United States have high blood pressure, or hypertension. That amounts to nearly one in three adults; furthermore, another one in three adults are living with elevated blood pressure results that are below the level considered to be high blood pressure […]
My Experience by: DeAnne Pacheco, TeleHear Clinical Director I had the honor of serving in a Starkey Hearing Foundation mission with the most amazingly dedicated, hard-working people. We completed four mission days in three cities: Santa Cruz, Bolivia; Cusco, Peru and Trujillo, Peru, where we fit nearly 2000 children and adults with hearing aids. I […]
Hearing loss is one of the most common health issues in the world. In the United States, 12 percent of the population, or 38 million people, have a significant hearing loss. Yet, only one out of every five people who could benefit from hearing aids actually wears them. Reduced hearing acuity can not only be […]
“Are you hearing as well as you should be?” seems like a simple question. Believe it or not, that is actually one of the hardest questions for my patients to answer. Typically, patients respond with, “I don’t know” or “How can I tell?” That is the main reason why verification and validation are some of […]
Did you know that your hearing, or lack thereof, can affect your memory? People with poor hearing often mistakenly feel that their hearing loss only affects their ability to hear other people. They do not realize that hearing loss has a far greater impact. Over the last ten years there have been numerous studies linking […]
One of the most common causes of hearing loss is earwax, or cerumen, blocking sound from reaching the eardrum. This occurs when the wax is pushed back toward the eardrum or if the ears produce more wax than is needed. Earwax is also the most common cause of hearing aid malfunctions. A tiny amount of […]
Tinnitus is described as any abnormal ear noise and can arise in the outer ear, the middle ear, the inner ear or the brain. It is not a disorder in and of itself, but rather a symptom and may be perceived as ringing, buzzing or humming. Some people describe it as a “clicking” or “pulsing” […]
You have taken, or are planning to take, a wise first step, the investment in hearing instruments. Hearing aids help you to hear sounds which are interpreted by your brain. This brain stimulation is an important part of hearing health. The following aural rehabilitation exercises will allow you to increase brain stimulation and improve your […]
From: Dale Copelan Conrad, MT The service is very good and I’ve been very satisfied with my NuEar hearing aids.
From: Edmund Mortensen Malta, MT With these hearing aids, I can stand by a running tractor and talk to my son at the same time with no hearing problems.
From: Maxine Naber Havre, MT When I need adjustments the service is good, without any hassle from the staff. I would recommend HAI to any of my friends.
From: Jack Furst Cascade, MT My wife said I needed a hearing test. I am very satisfied with the service I received in both Helena and Great Falls office. I can enjoy watching TV now with my wife. Now she asks me to turn the TV up a little.
From: Mary Faith Hoeffner Lincoln, MT The services HAI provides are wonderful.
From: Del Herron Great Falls, MT I wore hearing aids for 15 years and had 3 sets. In April 2003 I purchased digital hearing aids from Hearing Aid Institute and this is the first set I’ve been able to hear with.
From: Andrew Paliga Great Falls, MT I put off purchasing hearing aids for a long time and struggled. I finally was convinced that I needed hearing aids when I couldn’t hear the bank teller. That day I went to the Hearing Aid Institute office and purchased hearing aids. I have been wearing them for years […]
From: Dave Wilson Great Falls, MT “I think I may have a hearing problem.” I confided in a friend who wears hearing aids. “No,” he told me. “I have a hearing problem, you’re DEAF!” Shortly afterwards some co-workers asked me if I could hear what they were telling me. When I asked why, they told […]