Hearing Wellness Blog

Having hearing loss is a unique experience, and everyone deals with it differently. However, this doesn’t stop people from finding a community online – such as the one we’ve built for you right here. Please explore our Hearing Wellness Blog developed by your Lemme Audiologists, and reach out to us if you want to continue the conversation.

Hearing Loss FAQs

Hearing Loss FAQs

“Why does my family insist I have hearing loss when I’m not noticing a problem?” If you have a mild hearing loss, you may not be aware of it, but your family will. Your family and close friends are more likely to notice that you are not understanding conversations in...

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How is Lemme Audiology Different?

How is Lemme Audiology Different?

How is Lemme Audiology different from the rest?   Since 1993 Lemme Audiology has been providing our community with hearing health care that goes above and beyond what you may expect.  We believe this is why we have won the Altoona Mirror’s Hometown Favorites...

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Battery vs. Rechargeable Hearing Aids

Battery vs. Rechargeable Hearing Aids

Rechargeable Hearing Aids Forget the days where you need to buy hearing aid batteries and replace them every week. Rechargeable batteries have made using hearing aids easier than ever. The hearing aids have a lithium-ion battery inside which do not require removal. At...

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How Often Should You See the Audiologist?

How Often Should You See the Audiologist?

A wellness routine is the key to your overall wellness. That is why most people get their eyes checked annually, visit their physician for annual checkups, and visit their dentist every six months. You visit these providers even though you are not having a problem so...

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Tinnitus: Don’t Just “Live with it”

Tinnitus: Don’t Just “Live with it”

Many of our tinnitus patients have reported that they have been told nothing can be done for their tinnitus and they just have to live with it. While it is true that there is no cure for tinnitus, there are several options for a tinnitus patient. Tinnitus is caused by...

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Cell Phone Hearing Tips

Cell Phone Hearing Tips

Sometimes, conversations on cell phones can lead to frustration. Not understanding what the other person is saying, the other person sounding garbled, background noise interfering with the conversation…So, to help you have better conversations on your cell phone, we...

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Importance of Early Hearing Treatment

Importance of Early Hearing Treatment

Importance of Early Hearing Treatment The importance of early hearing treatment is usually an afterthought until it is too late. Most people tend to delay treatment of their hearing loss until they cannot communicate. This happens even in the best of listening...

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Hearing Loss Increases Risk of Falls

Hearing Loss Increases Risk of Falls

Hearing Loss Increases Risk of Falls and Balance Issues Dr. Frank Lin, an assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the university's Bloomberg School of Public Health, and his colleague Dr. Luigi Ferrucci found that people with a...

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Technology Addressing Hearing

Technology Addressing Hearing

Technology Addressing Hearing Hearing aids are primarily useful in improving the hearing and speech comprehension of people who have hearing loss that results from damage to the small sensory cells in the inner ear, called hair cells. This type of hearing loss is...

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Tinnitus Treatment Options

Tinnitus Treatment Options

Tinnitus Treatment The primary objective for all currently-available tinnitus treatment options is to lower the perceived burden, allowing the patient to live a more comfortable, unencumbered, and content life. There are several well-established therapies for patients...

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