When to Replace Hearing Aids

When to Replace Hearing Aids

Mark Rahman, BC-HIS hearing aid

 If you ever wonder how often you should replace your hearing aids, know that many factors could determine the answer. It can be in response to technical issues with your hearing aid or it can be due to changes in your hearing needs. Consider these five things before replacing or upgrading your hearing aids: Are your hearing aids functioning like-new? …

Osteoporosis and Sudden Hearing Loss

Osteoporosis and Sudden Hearing Loss

Mark Rahman, BC-HIS Health, Hearing Loss

According to a recent study people diagnosed with osteoporosis have almost twice the risk of developing hearing loss as those without the bone-fragile skeletal disease. What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens bones to the point where they can break all too easily. Most often, it affects the bones in the hip, backbone (spine), and wrists. Osteoporosis is …

Comorbidities of Hearing Loss

Comorbidities of Hearing Loss

Mark Rahman, BC-HIS Health, Hearing Loss

When hearing loss starts to surface, it can be devastating, forever changing the way a person interacts with the world around them. Often, hearing loss may be a symptom or outcome of other, more serious health issues known as comorbidities. Comorbidities is a common medical term referring to one or more diseases or conditions that occur along with another condition …

How to Prevent Swimmer’s Ear

How to Prevent Swimmer’s Ear

Mark Rahman, BC-HIS Uncategorized

It’s warm and you are bound and determined to hit the beach or maybe spend some quality time in the pool, but if you’ve had what many call swimmer’s ear, that may be stopping you. Your friends at Gulf Gate Hearing Aid Center want you to have a happy, healthy and swimmingly good summer, so we’re going to give you …

Hearing Aids Can Improve Your Sense of Balance

Hearing Aids Can Improve Your Sense of Balance

Mark Rahman, BC-HIS Hearing Loss, Lifestyle and Leisure

Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for senior Americans. The aftermath can mean a sense of danger which impacts a seniors’ safety and independence. Falls can lead to an enormous economic as well as personal cost. Seniors who have injured themselves in a fall usually limit their activities and this can lead to a growing feeling …

Hearing Aids vs. Hearing Amplifiers

Mark Rahman, BC-HIS hearing aid

Helping people hear better is our goal at Gulf Gate Hearing Aid Center, as it is for any professional audiology service. We pride ourselves on helping you hear better and understand why you are hearing better through education, technology and customer service. The first step to better hearing is, of course, a hearing evaluation. This comprehensive session will discuss your …

Support an Active Lifestyle with Hearing Aids

Mark Rahman, BC-HIS hearing aid

Hearing aids are a great, non-invasive solution to hearing loss. Many users report that ever since they started wearing hearing aids, their quality of life has dramatically improved. In fact, many of them wish they had started wearing hearing aids sooner. The benefits are usually experienced in every area of a person’s life from their relationships at home, work life, …

The Experience of Hearing Aids

Mark Rahman, BC-HIS hearing aid, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss

If you’ve made the decision to become fitted with a new pair of hearing aids, then Congratulations! You are past one of the biggest hurtles of hearing loss! When you first start wearing your hearing aids, there is inevitably a bit of an adjustment period. The first few days with your new devices are essential to your success with your …