Coming to Terms with Your Hearing Loss

Dr. David Dekriekhearing loss

Coming-to-Terms-with-Your-Hearing-Loss

Change isn’t always easy to accept, and experiencing changes in your hearing can be an isolating thing. However, it is important to deal with this change head on, as treating hearing loss brings significant benefits. At Fidelity Hearing Center, we’re here to support you on this journey and can help you learn about your hearing treatment options. The average American … Read More

Ear Candles: Effective of Dangerous?

Dr. David DekriekHealth

Ear Candles: Effective of Dangerous?

Ear candling is an alternate form of therapy that is supposed to pull earwax from your ears and do a lot of other things like prevent sinus infections, cure swimmer’s ear and relieve tinnitus. There is no scientific evidence to support any of these claims. If you are having ear and hearing issues, the best and safest thing to do … Read More

The Role of Ears in the Balance System

Dr. David DekriekBalance, hearing loss

A woman doing yoga

Fidelity Hearing Hearing Centers is passionate about helping people improve their quality of life through better hearing, and we also think it’s important for you to know exactly how your ears work and affect the body overall. It is important to get regular hearing evaluations and to stay aware of your hearing health. The Body’s Balance System A sense of … Read More

How to Prepare for A Hearing Aid Fitting

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How to Prepare for A Hearing Aid Fitting

Hearing loss can occur as a result of a number of things, including the natural process of aging. But it shouldn’t be considered something you should just deal with instead of getting hearing aids. The professional team at Fidelity Hearing Center is ready to put you on the path to better hearing. The first thing you should do is schedule … Read More

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

Dr. David DekriekCommunication, hearing health, hearing loss, News, research, Signs & Symptoms

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

While at Fidelity Hearing Center, we think every month should be better hearing month, May is special.  The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association has established May as a month to emphasis hearing loss and treatment. This year’s theme is “Communication Across the Lifespan.” From newborns to seniors, hearing loss and the failure to treat hearing loss can have significant impacts. So, help … Read More

Is Your Music Too Loud?

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Is Your Music Too Loud?

Listening to music is not a new concept.  Some people will claim that the louder the music the more full the experience is for them.  While people’s individual experiences are innately correct for them the loud music that makes you feel so many feelings could be injuring your ears now and further down the road. New research has identified the … Read More

Hearing Loss and Millennials

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Hearing Loss and Millennials

Are you a millennial? Young adults of today often don’t think about their hearing health, and don’t recognize the risks to their hearing. If you’re under the age of 30, you probably think only seniors experience hearing loss, and you have a number of years ahead of you before you’ll have to think about your ears. Sadly, hearing loss is … Read More

Ensuring That Your Meetings are Accessible to People with Hearing Loss

Dr. David DekriekCommunication, hearing loss, Tips & Tricks, Work and Economy

Ensuring That Your Meetings are Accessible to People with Hearing Loss

If you’re responsible for lots of meetings at the office and are trying to get the most out of your team, you need to ensure that your meetings are accessible to people with hearing loss. Approximately 60% of those with hearing loss are in work or educational settings, so there’s a high chance that at least one or two people … Read More