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Welcome to Our Hearing Health Blog

Welcome to our Blog, an online forum designed to educate, illuminate, share your experiences with hearing impairment. We understand that addressing a hearing loss can seem to be an unnerving concept initially, and we would like to help ease some of your anxieties by making the process enjoyable and hassle-free. You may see some posts […]

Welcome to Starting Hear – The official blog of Hear For You!

Thanks for visiting our new blog!  In the days to come, we’ll feature useful information on a variety of topics related to better hearing and hearing health care.      The facts about hearing loss in America are stunning:   1 in 3 people over the age of 60 have hearing loss. 1 in 6 […]

Hearing Loss and End-of-Life Care

“I know I should wear hearing aids, but why should I bother?  I don’t know how much longer I’m going to be around!” We hear this kind of response all the time in our many offices.  There is usually a moment of laughter and a casual disagreement of their objection.  The truth, according to new […]

Why Are Hearing Aid Prices So Different?

Your family has been telling you over the last few years you need to get your hearing checked. Since then, you noticed you have been asking people to repeat themselves. You need to really strain to be able to understand conversations. The ringing in your ears appears to be getting louder. It seems like everyone […]

Sudden Hearing Loss

Sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSHL), commonly known as sudden hearing loss, should be considered a medical emergency. As professionals, we train our patients to see their family doctor at the onset of a sudden hearing loss, and if the doctor can’t immediately see the patient, to go to their nearest emergency room. Why is treatment […]

Kovach Testimonial

Paul Kovach Testimonial

I can hear sounds that I had not heard for years, like the wink in the palm and the pine trees.  Birds signing and sounds of insects at night.  At my game of horseshoes, it’s easy for me to adjust the hearing aids to a comfortable setting.  To cut out music, laughter, & loud noises […]

Harland Robinson’s Testimonial

With my new hearing aids I am able to hear my wife speaking.  She is no longer mumbling.  I can hear the TV now and don’t need the volume up to 30.  I can actually hear it at 10, and I can understand more of what is going on.  I can hear the birds, and the […]

Elsie Maikowski Testimonial

Date: 7/15/16 “I have purchased three hearing aids over the past years from the hearing center. I just wouldn’t elsewhere. I have found Theresa and her staff to be friendly and professional, always ready to help if there is a problem.

Mark Polzin Testimonial

Written: 3/17/2015 They are very professional, spend sufficient time and listen carefully to the issues. They urge follow-up appointments to be sure the aids work as well as possible.

Frank Rivett Testimonial

Written: 3/26/2015 Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to help my husband Frank with his hearing aids. We will always remember how you made sure Frank could hear the Jersey Boys. Giving him the loaners really helped. That alone was over and above, but then cleaning his ears was a big […]

James Sharp Testimonial

Written: 4/3/2015 The staff is excellent at all times. These hearing aids have improved my quality of life very much, particularly in hearing TV and hearing others during casual conversation. Also, I notice people very seldom notice that I am wearing hearing aids!

Virginia Dembroski Testimonial

Written: 4/7/2015 Wow! I can now hear everything people are saying to me! Church and music are more appreciated. I sing high descant in the choir and now I can be sure I hit the right note! I have encouraged my workforce to have their ears checked by you!

Carolyn Bader Testimonial

Written: 5/8/2015 I feel safer because I am hearing from behind. I didn’t realize how poor my hearing was until I got my new hearing aids. The Port Charlotte Hearing Center is the best. They are very very helpful. I was not embarrassed to ask questions.

LINK BETWEEN ALZHEIMER’S AND HEARING LOSS

Deficient hearing has been linked to a greater risk of dementia, poor cognitive function and falling in the elderly, according to a recent study at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore. The impact of hearing loss on the aging isn’t inconsequential and should be treated. “When you have hearing loss, your brain has to work harder to […]

RINGING IN THE EARS? UNDERSTANDING TINNITUS

For most people, silence is golden. For people suffering with tinnitus, that silence can be miserable. Even the quietest of moments, such as sleep, can be filled with buzzing, humming or ringing sounds. This unfortunate condition is called tinnitus. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), it has affected nearly […]

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