The Best 25 Kept Hearing Aid Secrets


Here are twenty-five insider secrets and advice from the hearing aid industry.

Although there is a lot more to say about each subject,

They have been condensed for your convenience.

Did you realize that taking aspirin regularly can damage your hearing? And

your lost hearing with nutritional supplements?

Did you know that hearing aids typically only last two to three years before they stop working or, by industry standards, become obsolete?

Or that new research at the doctoral level has linked loss of hearing to an increased risk of developing dementia?

Hearing loss can be predicted down to the individual level by counting one’s teeth.

Keep reading to learn more about hearing aids and hearing amplification and how to avoid common pitfalls and frauds.

-Challenges in Audiology

The field of audiology has been at the forefront of the hearing aid industry for quite some time. Reading glasses are being sold alongside milk, just like regular eyeglasses were when you were young. The current crop of hearing amplifiers on the market has been dubbed “ear readers” by some. Competent help can now be had for a few hundred dollars rather than tens of thousands.

The Distinction Between Amplification Devices and Other Aids

There is no distinction between the two. Not the ones that cost less than a hundred bucks, anyhow. Both devices function as amplifiers. Absolutely no noise. When you enter the hundreds of dollars range, you can start differentiating between basic analog aids and more advanced digital aids.

Distinguishing Analog from Digital

While analogs may be less expensive, they are essentially just hearing amplifiers. The digital onslaught has revolutionized hearing aids. They’re packed with capabilities and advantages that their analogs can’t match.

The Internet Hoax

Due to the widespread adoption of digital technologies, several businesses misrepresent their wares as “digital aids” while they sell digital programmable or something similar. They are not “100% digital” unless they specifically state as such. Warning to potential purchasers!

Powerful, Now We Start Our Trip

There has been a deluge of laudatory reviews on rechargeables recently. Rechargeability appears to be a significant selling point for low-cost aids and amplifiers. People are always harping on how much simpler it is to charge than replace (expensive) batteries. However, before purchasing, it is essential to check the battery life.

Warranty Protection for the Buyer

Warranty and exchange options are scarce, especially in the budget hearing aid market. But there are a few. If you shop around for aids in the middle price bracket, you can even find ones with more extended warranties. Having a warranty on your product is always a plus. Many people have gotten low-quality hearing aids that barely lasted a few hours before giving out completely. The money that went down the toilet.

The “No One Can See Your Hearing Aid” Hoax

Whatever you insert into your ear during the day will require a tool to extract at the end of the day. The public notices such details. Why wouldn’t they? Whatever the case may be, they do not vanish into thin air.

The Two Primary Causes of People Not Purchasing AIDS Medication

Let’s get right down to brass tacks. The tens of thousands of dollars it would cost to buy such aid has traditionally been the primary deterrent. That happened long ago. The outlook for the next generation of AIDS treatments is promising. People’s pride or modesty is another major factor in why they don’t donate money. The power lies in a decent appearance. The old prejudice towards the deaf persists.

Wearing an assistive device is associated with lower perceived intelligence. It takes the typical person seven years after receiving a diagnosis to make the financial commitment to buy aid. The longer you wait, the more difficult it will be to recover your hearing naturally.

Restoring Hearing with Supplements

Alpha lipoic acid, B Complex, folic acid, and Zinc are just a few of the many natural supplements shown to help restore lost hearing in doctoral-level studies. I mean, who knew?

As Dr. Mark Rosenberg puts it:

Hearing loss is a significant threat to senior health and should be taken seriously. Maintaining or enhancing your sense of hearing, memory, and other mental capabilities may be as simple as paying strict attention to your B vitamin intake.

You should always keep antioxidants close by.

An Aid to Hearing

Did you know that developing The Hearing Pill cost the United States Navy 11 years and millions of dollars? The active ingredient is N-acetylcysteine. A natural supplement forms the basis of a tablet designed to treat hearing loss. Aldosterone is a hormone found naturally in the body; it has been demonstrated to restore lost hearing. However, this research is still in its early stages.

Your New Foes Are Noise and Air Pollution

City background noise level has increased by 30 percent in the past half-century. Dr. Shapiro of UCLA claims that the amount of ear-damaging particulate matter in the air has also increased. The noise and dust are assaulting your ears.

Purge Your Hearing

Neither a cotton swab nor a Q-tip will do. No matter how many doctors you consult, you won’t get advice more excellent than your elbow. Do them by a professional, or check out Dr. David Hill’s numerous instructional videos on YouTube. He recommends that you visit your local drug shop to pick up one of several options for ear-cleaning tools. So you might be able to avoid buying a new hearing aid. The washing machine time is well spent.

Hearing-Impairing Drugs (Ototoxic)

Numerous prescription and OTC medications have been linked to hearing loss. It might be anything from aspirin to penicillin to Vicodin. The well-known radio host Rausch Limbaugh is one person whose hearing was damaged by Vicodin abuse. Some people have gone utterly insane. Knowing which medications are responsible for your hearing loss might be very beneficial.

One Or Two Hearing Aids?

Binaural hearing loss necessitates the use of two ears. When deciding between two aids, cost used to be the primary factor. There is now absolutely no excuse not to. If you use one assistance, the other will eventually become weak or unusable. It takes a lot longer, if ever, for the brain to retrain and realign the ears’ hearing ability after getting a second one.

Cheap Hearing Aids Can Be Harmful

The only thing a gun can kill is the person using it. So says the old saying. Individuals using low-quality hearing aids are the ones that end up with permanent harm. Turn down the volume when using a hearing aid. You need to let your brain get used to hearing sounds again. It may take a few months for some people, despite the persuasive nature of the ads. It’s unnecessary to be fifty feet away to hear a leaf fall.

That Your Deafness “Can” Be Treated

This is an innovative concept for many people. A fresh perspective on hearing loss and its treatment is emerging because of the use of vitamins, NAC, hormones, and hearing tablets. Once it’s gone, it’s gone for good. No longer!

Dementia Loss of hearing affects about 20% of those over 60.

Hearing impairment has been linked to an increased risk of developing dementia, according to a growing body of research. It seems that when the brain makes an effort to decode sound, it causes other brain regions to struggle. This is an excellent but oversimplified explanation. However, Dr. Frank Lin of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine recently demonstrated the accuracy of this theory.

The Mind Is A Muscle, Too

A new study on the relationship between age-related hearing loss and cognitive decline was published by Johns Hopkins University researchers not too long ago. According to their research, elderly people with trouble hearing are also more likely to have cognitive decline. There appears to be a correlation between tooth count and the severity of hearing loss.

Affordability and Availability of Hearing Aids

There is no longer a valid excuse for avoiding help when required. Studies have shown that the longer you wait, the less likely your hearing will improve.

Are You Annoying Everyone at Home?

In a lighter vein. Those with hearing impairments aren’t the ones who need help these days. Their loved ones are sick of saying, “Yup, you guessed it,” repeatedly. Whhhaaattt??? Do your loved ones a favor and hire some help.

Hearing Loss Linked to iPod Use

Putting in earbuds and turning up the volume like today’s youth do is asking for trouble. Seventy percent of Australian elementary school kids were found to have hearing loss in a single research.

“There’s a lot of information out there detailing the negative effects of using MP3s and iPods,” Dr. Shargorodosky explains. Harvard Medical School otolaryngologist Dr. Josef Shargorodsky documents a 5% increase in hearing loss among adolescents and young adults in the previous two decades in the Journal of American Medicine.

The Highest Notes Will Be The First to Fade

As we become older, our hearing naturally declines. When we reach the age of 30, we’ve already lost some of the higher tones in our voices. As a result, “ringtone” software has become a lucrative market for mobile phone manufacturers. Anyone over the age of 30 will be unable to hear the decibels. So the next time your adolescent gets up to go the restroom during dinner, don’t be surprised if they instead pick up their phone. Even your adolescent listens to Buzzin’ soundtracks, which sound entirely different to you. Scary!

-Hearing Aids Fail After 2 Years, and After 5 Years, They Are Dead

The bad news is that. In particular, after spending a substantial sum on a hearing aid. Consider the context in which a hearing aid is used. It’s warm, waxy, and damp. It’s common knowledge that hearing aids wear out after only two or three years, and after five years, they no longer conform to industry standards.

-The Fear of Silica As a Carcinogen

Blue indicator beads made from Silica are available for purchase online. You can use them to remove excess moisture from your hearing aid by placing it inside. We’re all used to the moisture-proof bags that come with our electronics. The ones with the blue indication beads are still available from select Silica sellers. Their presence causes cancer. Beware that some of the beads may include a moisture indicator that is poisonous and (possibly) carcinogenic, such as cobalt(II) chloride. When dehydrated (blue), cobalt (II) chloride looks like this, but when hydrated (pink), it looks like this. However, these products’ orange indicator silica beads are safe and do not cause human cancer.

Simple to lose, difficult to recover

When you’ve been using hearing aids for a while, you start hearing hilarious anecdotes about people misplacing them. It’s astonishing how often people lose their aids, whether in bed or in the wilderness. Don’t let your guard down. One more argument against spending money on pricey assistance.

That Sums It Up

Twenty-five considerations you should make before buying a hearing aid.

There’s a lot more to it than meets the eye. We hope that some of the mystery around hearing aids has been dispelled.

Take advantage of these insider secrets and helpful hints to create

the best results in your search for a hearing aid.

Harrison Waymen CHP has been working in holistic medicine for over 30 years. He is a researcher for a team of licensed medical experts committed to commercializing low-cost “100% digital” hearing aids (

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