Ep. 67 Is it WORTH saving MONEY on hearing amplifiers INSTEAD of hearing aids???
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If hearing amplifiers are much cheaper than hearing aids… what’s the downside? Turns out, there really is a science to sounds. Dr. Michael and Kevin discuss the pros and cons of readily available hearing amplifiers and prescribed hearing aids custom fitted to the wearer. All that and more in this episode of the Ask an Audiologist podcast based on the article written by Dr. Judy Huch: askanaudiologist.com/hearing-amplifiers ..read more
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Ep. 66 Are ALLERGIES making your TINNITUS worse!?!?
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Are allergies and tinnitus connected? What could be making that constant ringing in the ears worse? Dr. Jordan Strong and Kevin discuss causes and solutions for a very common problem, based on this article written by Dr. D’Anne Rudden: askanaudiologist.com/allergy-induced-tinnitus ..read more
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Ep. 65 Our final episode… Is hearing loss permanent or temporary?
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Many people who experience hearing loss will not even notice its decline over time… but what if it happened in an instant? In this April Fool’s Day episode of Ask an Audiologist, we’re looking into what types of hearing loss are permanent… and which may be only temporary. The article we’re basing this week’s discussion on is by Dr. Emily McMahan: askanaudiologist.com/is-your-hearing-loss-temporary-or-permanent ..read more
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Ep. 64 THIS is what you NEED to do to MAXIMIZE your hearing aid BATTERY LIFE!
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Whether they’re rechargeable or disposable, getting the most life out of hearing aid batteries will make anybody and everybody’s life easier! Dr. Jordan and Kevin discuss how long batteries of all sorts last, how to extend battery life, the advantages and disadvantages of rechargeable versus disposable, and much MUCH more. This episode of the Ask an Audiologist podcast is based on this article written by Dr. Dusty Jessen: askanaudiologist.com/extending-the-life-of-hearing-aid-batteries ..read more
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Ep. 63 Losing your hearing to a rare disease, with author Matt Hay
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In this special episode of Ask an Audiologist, Kevin interviews Indiana-based author, Matt Hay, on his life and relationships navigating hearing loss through his rare disease neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2). In his new book, Hay chronicles how he relied on music and his support system to make it through one of the toughest times of his life. You can find "Soundtrack of Silence: Love, Loss, and a Playlist for Life" anywhere books are sold: https://read.macmillan.com/lp/soundtrack-of-silence/  And for more information on all things audiology, please visit askanaudiologist.com!  ..read more
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Ep. 62 The Human Hearing Range EXPLAINED (frequency, loudness, pitch, and volume)
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Why can knowing the human hearing range be important… and how can you best protect your ears from damage over the course of a lifetime? Dr. Jordan and Kevin are about to equip you with a wealth of knowledge, and boil down the complexities of frequency, loudness, pitch, and volume. This episode of the Ask an Audiologist podcast is based on the article written by Dr. Liliana Cabrera Piccinini: askanaudiologist.com/human-hearing-range ..read more
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Ep. 61 THIS is what YOU NEED to do when your HEARING DISAPPEARS overnight!
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Sudden deafness is just as terrifying as it sounds! But what causes it, and can it's effects be treated and/or reversed? Dr. Michael and Kevin discuss a condition that can affect anybody in this Ask an Audiologist episode based on the article written by Dr. Meg Kalady: askanaudiologist.com/sudden-deafness ..read more
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Ep. 59 Do YOU have ACOUSTIC Neuroma??? Signs and symptoms of this TUMOR
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What is an acoustic neuroma, and how many people in the U.S. does it actually affect? Dr. Michael and Kevin discuss signs, symptoms, and treatments in this episode of the Ask an Audiologist podcast, based on this article written by Dr. Al Turri: askanaudiologist.com/acoustic-neuroma ..read more
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Ep. 57 Why would PATIENTS lie about THIS?!?!
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“Cheaters never prosper” – it’s a popular proverb… but how (and why) would somebody ever lie on a hearing test? And what are the ways audiologists can tell immediately if there is or isn’t hearing loss? Dr. Michael and Kevin only speak truth in this latest episode of the Ask an Audiologist podcast, based on this article written by Dr. Madeline Henry: askanaudiologist.com/can-you-cheat-a-hearing-test ..read more
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Ep. 3 Ear Wax Removal
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This week's Ask an Audiologist podcast is all about earwax removal. Kevin has an abnormal fascination with watching it, and Dr. Allie gets a lot of excitement from actually doing it. Hear her grossest earwax removal story, as well as more information on the purpose of earwax, and when it should (and shouldn't be) removed.  The discussion in this video used information from Dr. Liz White's article posted on AskanAudiologist.com ..read more
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