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.

What is “Speech Discrimination”?

What is “Speech Discrimination”?

Hearing is evaluated in two different ways.  The first way, which is the most familiar, is through pure tone testing.  These beeps give the audiologist a map of your hearing at each pitch. The second way to evaluate hearing is through speech discrimination.  Speech...

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How Hearing Loss Affects Your Job

How Hearing Loss Affects Your Job

There are multiple ways hearing loss can affects your employment.   Day to day impact can include misinformation, trouble communicating and incomplete tasks.  But studies have shown hearing loss can have long term consequences on employment status. Adults with hearing...

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How a Hearing Aid Works

How a Hearing Aid Works

A hearing aid does more than just make sounds louder.  A hearing aid is a sophisticated mini computer that is personalized to your hearing loss. To simplify it, a hearing aid works in 3 steps. The environmental sound, whether that is speech, background noise or steady...

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When Is Teleaudiology Beneficial?

When Is Teleaudiology Beneficial?

Over the past two years, since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth (virtual visits with doctors/professionals) has become more widely used than ever before. Teleaudiology (a virtual visit with your hearing healthcare provider) limits the number of...

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Cognitive Hearing  |  Cognitive Decline

Cognitive Hearing | Cognitive Decline

Cognitive Hearing Studies suggest that older people with hearing loss are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, and hearing loss can be associated with a faster rate of cognitive decline. Why is this? Researchers have several theories: One has to do...

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