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.

OTC Hearing Aids: Who, How Much, and Specs.

OTC Hearing Aids: Who, How Much, and Specs.

Over the Counter (OTC) solutions for hearing loss have been available for purchase for many many years. We are sure you have seen these types of “hearing aids” at the pharmacy or on websites already, but now the FDA has regulated them. With the involvement of the FDA,...

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Signs of Hearing Loss in Children

Signs of Hearing Loss in Children

Hearing loss can affect a child’s ability to develop many developmental skills which include language, speech, and even social skills. The sooner a child with hearing loss receives treatment, the more likely they are able to meet developmental milestones and to meet...

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Trouble Hearing in Background Noise

Trouble Hearing in Background Noise

Having trouble hearing in background noise? You are not alone. If you find that you are having difficulty hearing in crowded situations, like family get togethers or at a restaurant, you may have an underlying hearing loss. Those struggling with a high pitch hearing...

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What Happens When You Have Too Much Ear Wax?

What Happens When You Have Too Much Ear Wax?

What happens when you have too much ear wax? Our ears produce earwax (cerumen) as a defense mechanism.  It acts as a protective barrier to keep dust/dirt and other germs and bacteria out of the ear.  Believe it or not, we do not need to clean our ears with Q-tips...

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Audiology Best Practices

Audiology Best Practices

Audiologists are healthcare professionals who specialize in the prevention, diagnosis and non-medical treatment of hearing and balance disorders for patients of all ages.  The current educational requirement for an audiologist is a doctorate degree in Audiology which...

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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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