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Exploring the Questions Behind Genes and Hereditary Hearing Loss

Most people understand—to some degree or other—that we all inherit certain traits and characteristics from our parents. We see it every day as we see children and grandchildren take on similarities of their parents and grandparents. The specifics of how our genes ebb and flow across generations are a little more complex, however, as all […]

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A Deep Dive Into the Ear and How Hearing Aids Help You Hear

There is no shortage of amazing facts about the human body and its complexities. Here at Mission Hearing, of course, we focus on the intricate sound machines that are your ears and how they help you listen to that guitar solo, the chirping of birds, the honking of cars while you’re stuck in traffic, and […]

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How Hearing Loss Happens

Good Vibrations What we know as sound is a series of vibrations. Sound travels through the air and hits the eardrum, causing it to vibrate. The eardrum’s vibrations are then amplified through the middle ear by three small bones called ossicles. Deep in the ear, the vibrations are turned into nerve impulses. The brain translates […]

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Hearing Aid Advancements in 2019

Hearing aids are needed more than ever before, as the baby boomer generation represents 30 percent of the population and are reaching retirement age. With that growth in the senior and hearing disadvantaged population, the hearing aid industry has risen to the challenge. 2019 has seen promising advancements in the industry, and this article will […]

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Everything You Need to Know About the 3 Types of Hearing Loss

When people think of hearing loss, they usually just think of how much or how well you can hear. But what most people are not aware of is that hearing loss comes in different forms and ways. It is important to know these types of hearing loss so doctors can target the cause of your […]

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Genetic Hearing Loss: Identifying Hearing Loss in Children

There are various causes of hearing loss. Often times we associate hearing loss with natural aging; however, roughly half of babies experience hearing loss because of genetics. This means that some individuals are predisposed to hearing loss. In this blog post, we’re going to break down the key information you need to know when it […]

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Why Shouldn’t I Buy Hearing Aids Online?

It seems that we can buy everything online, from clothes and food to car parts and furniture, so we should be able to purchase our hearing aids online too, right? Well, wrong. There are just some things we shouldn’t purchase on the internet, including hearing aids. We understand that this might be more of a […]

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5 Warning Signs to Look Out For When Shopping for Hearing Aids

Hearing aids are important purchases to make. If you’re in need of hearing aids, the last thing you want is to get scammed by someone and get a pair of hearing aids that don’t work for you and your needs. Everyone’s hearing loss is different, which means everyone needs their own, unique kind of hearing […]

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From Past to Present: How the Latest Technology Makes a Difference

Did you know the first hearing aid was created in 1898 by a man named Miller Reese Hutchison? It was a huge advancement for the time, but of course, wasn’t the best hearing aid ever made. Hearing aids have come a long way over the past century, specifically over the past couple of decades. From […]

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Tips for Buying Hearing Aids: How to Spot Unethical Practices

When it comes to purchasing new hearing aids, it’s important that we take the steps necessary to get the right hearing aids for our needs: ones that help with the specific issues we are dealing with, fit comfortably, match our budget, and help us hear better. But a common issue many people face while finding […]

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