Amongst my years of experience with tinnitus one of the questions that most people ask is “So what do I do?” It’s sad really. So sad that I decided to answer it here, are you one of those people? Are you in a hopeless search for a cure?
It was, of course, and that was about the time that I started thinking, “I’m going to need to figure out a new way to pack for traveling. I guess every trip is going to be adventure travel now.
Before you go to a hearing center, you should check with your insurance company to find out what is covered. Some centers offer free services, such as a free exam, in which case insurance benefits may not matter. If this is the case, you should schedule the test so that you can find out how severe the issue is. Just be sure to go to a location with a good reputation for getting accurate results for patients. Consider asking friends if they have dealt with the same issue, and find out where they went for their test.
It is important to consult to your audiologist in getting the right information on how to clean them internally so you can be sure to clean them and you can keep the cleanliness rightly. In cleaning those items, it will be different because it depends on the sizes and types of products you choose.
The open fit mold is small, allowing the ear to pick up its own vibrations. It’s used for people who can hear low frequencies. Behind the ear Nano Hearing Aids are the same as the open fit, except the ears mold is larger. It’s used for mild to extreme hearing loss.
Alpha lipoic acid, magnesium, B12 and others. There have been reports of various vitamins helping tinnitus. Except for B12 and Magnesium, it is difficult to decide which element might be missing in an otherwise healthy person. The solution, at my clinic, is to provide the products known to support hearing in test animals, in a synergistic form.
We’ve researched many models (67 to be exact) for my 73 year old mother, and we came to the conclusion that we made a great choice for the money we were looking to spend.
Going to a hearing center is often the best choice you can make when you think you are losing your ability to hear. However, you need to take a few steps before and after your first visit to ensure you get the results you seek. Then, you can relax, knowing the device you chose is going to help your ability to communicate.