Common Hearing Aid Problems & How to Fix Them 

Here at Audibel, we’re always available to help you with any issues you may experience with your hearing aids and your listening experience. We also want you to feel confident with your devices, even when small problems may arise. After the initial adjustment period, you’ll be comfortable enough to run quick diagnostics on your own and solve most hiccups. The … Read More

Getting to Know Your Hearing Aids

The hearing aid market is virtually unrecognizable today compared to what was available to aid in hearing health decades ago. We can thank the computer revolution for much of that progress. As industries boomed with technological advances, hearing aid manufacturers were quick to integrate advancements into their products. Many of the hearing aids we choose from today are like tiny, … Read More

Protect Your Ears at Your Favorite Sporting Events

Protect Your Ears at Your Favorite Sporting Events

It’s impossible not to get caught up in the energy of thousands of your fellow fans, screaming as your team makes an incredible play seconds before the clock runs out. Sporting events are full of these dramatic, invigorating moments, and they would not be the same without the roar of the crowd. But between blasting music from the loudspeakers, the … Read More

How to Assist Students Who are Hard of Hearing

How to Assist Students Who are Hard of Hearing

There are so many instances where understanding might be compromised – during instruction giving, during communication with classmates, or simply not being able to follow a class debate. Educators therefore have a responsibility to take steps to maximize inclusion of the hard of hearing in their lessons. There are several things teachers can do to include the students better in … Read More

Age-Related Hearing Loss is Often Untreated

Age-Related Hearing Loss is Often Untreated

Hearing loss can be present at birth, due to genetic or hereditary factors. It can result from infections, noise exposure, head injuries, or taking certain medications. But the most common cause of hearing loss continues to be one simple and unavoidable part of life: aging. Age-related hearing loss, or presbycusis, is caused by the death of specific types of sensory … Read More

Addressing Hearing Loss May Improve Care of Older Adults

Addressing Hearing Loss May Improve Care of Older Adults

When a person has hearing loss, it has an impact on all facets of their life. While some situations are easy to adjust to, others come with higher stakes. Health care is just such an important setting, and one that has ample room for improving its consideration of hearing loss in a bigger picture of overall health. From reviewing a … Read More

How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

In relationships, whether it is with our friends or our colleagues, a clear channel of communication is an important foundation. When it comes to romantic relationships, communication is even more crucial. With our partners, we have made commitments and built a life together. We use communication to express our needs and desires, our joys and fears. Many of us have … Read More

A Link between Hearing Loss & Diabetes

Audibel - A Link between Hearing Loss & Diabetes

Recent studies have found a stronger link between diabetes and hearing loss than previously known. While these two chronic health conditions have been linked together since the 1960s, recent studies have isolated the correlation so as to recommend closely monitoring the hearing health of diabetes patients. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with diabetes, there are steps … Read More

Frequently Asked Questions about Hearing Loss

Audibel - FAQs about Hearing Loss

Remember when you were a kid and your teachers said, “There’s no such thing as a stupid question”? Well, the same goes for questions about hearing loss – especially because there is a lot of stigma around this condition, and though it is the third most common medical condition in the US, very few people have a clear understanding of … Read More

Healthy Hearing for the New Year

Audibel - Healthy Hearing for the New Year

Did you know that one of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to “stay fit and healthy”? While that resolution usually suggests physical fitness and going to the gym (losing weight comes in close at 32%), here at Audibel we hope you consider another aspect of your health: your hearing health. In the United States, about 20% of people … Read More