Articles About Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids

Canada Hearing Aid Repairs
Hearing Loss

Hearing Aid Repairs for Canada

For our Canadian friends, we want you to know that we have many thousands of clients from beautiful Canada. We understand that Canada is a vast country without a hearing aid provider around every corner. Shipping your hearing aids to HearSource for repair is easy.  We recommend putting your hearing

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Best hearing aid brands
Hearing Aids

What is the BEST Hearing Aid Brand?

We are frequently asked, “What are the best hearing aids on the market?”  First we’ll start out with a little background on the hearing aid industry in general. Basically, there are only four or five primary hearing aid manufacturers in the world today producing products under many different brand names. There are

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Presbycusis, Age-Related Hearing Loss
Hearing Loss

About Age-Related Hearing Loss

Presbycusis/Age-Related Hearing Loss Presbycusis or age-related hearing loss is the cumulative effect of aging on hearing. Presbycusis is the progressive and irreversible age-related sensorineural hearing loss resulting from the degeneration of the hair cells in the inner ear. This hearing loss is most prevalent in the higher frequency ranges. The

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About Widex Hearing Aids

Widex is one of the world’s largest hearing aid manufacturers. Widex works intimately with international audiology specialists and researchers. Widex has developed a wide array of advanced digital hearing aid solutions. In 1995, they developed the world’s first commercially available 100% digital in-the-ear hearing aid.   Widex is a Danish company

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4 types of Hearing Loss
Hearing Loss

The 4 Primary Types of Hearing Loss

Have you been diagnosed or maybe just suspect that you have hearing loss? There are four primary types of hearing loss. We’ll briefly describe each one in this article with recommendations. 1. Sensorineural Sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) is caused by damage to the hair cells or spiral ganglion neurons in

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Evoke hearing aid machine learning graphic.
Hearing Loss

The Evolution of Widex and The Best Hearing Aid Ever Made

The Evolution of Widex and The Best Hearing Aid Ever Made Widex Mission Statement “It is our mission, through originality, perseverance, and reliability, to develop high-quality hearing instruments that give people with a hearing loss the same opportunities for communication as those with normal hearing.” Widex is one of the

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Auditory Rehabilitation
Hearing Loss

Auditory Rehabilitation – Training My Brain To Hear Better

One of the most important things I have ever done concerning my hearing loss is retraining my own brain to hear better. There are specific strategies that an individual can utilize to help themselves improve their ability to understand speech. This is formally called “Auditory Training” or “Auditory Rehabilitation”. Auditory

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Hearing Aid user maintenance tips and recommendations.
Hearing Loss

Tips For New Hearing Aid Users

My type of hearing loss is called Sensorineural hearing loss, meaning that my inner ear hair cells or nerves have become less effetive. My hearing loss was caused by a lifetime of exposure to loud noises. When I was young, I raced motorcycles and worked weekends at a local drag

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Hearing Aid Failures and DIY fixes
Hearing Loss

Hearing Aid Failures and DIY Solutions

Why Hearing Aids Fail Earwax The most common cause of hearing aid failures is earwax contamination of the receiver (speaker), receiver outlet or wax guard. The majority of us produce Earwax. Earwax is the body’s way of cleaning our ear canals. Earwax is generated from a gland in our ear

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