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Telehealth Appointments

Remote Appointment and Fine-Tuning

Telehealth appointments with an Audiologist are now available and getting help for hearing loss is easier than ever.  Hearing loss is one of the most common health conditions in adults over the age of 50. It is important to recognize

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Senior driving with a mask for covid-19

Tips for Wearing a Mask and Hearing Aids

By: Dr. Lynda Klee, Au.D. Our new normal, for the time being, is wearing masks in public.  Many places are requiring them now.  This can be difficult for people with hearing impairment and wearing hearing aids.  If you are wearing

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Tinnitus - noise whistling in her ears Ahlberg Audiology.

Tinnitus Reaction Questionnaire

This questionnaire is designed to find out what sort of effects tinnitus has had on your lifestyle, general well-being, etc. Some of the effects below may apply to you, some may not. Please answer all questions by selecting the number

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Dr. Tiffany Ahlberg

Celebrating Women’s Entrepreneurship

As we celebrate Women’s Entrepreneurship, let’s revisit how it all started! HOW IT ALL STARTED From the very beginning, it was patient care and trust that served as the foundation for all we do at Ahlberg Audiology. A Different PathEverything

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Treating your hearing loss helps you be more able to enjoy conversation over dessert with friends.

Three Main Barriers for Hearing in Noisy Environments

Listeners with hearing loss have greater difficulties understanding speech in challenging listening environments (e.g. noisy environments) even when wearing assistive devices, such as hearing aids or cochlear implants. Oftentimes, there are three main barriers to improved understanding for anyone with

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Dr. Ahlberg HealthScope Article Fall 2019


We are excited when others in our greater Cleveland and Chattanooga area get to know more about our practice and the care of all of our Audiologists and staff through publications like HealthScope! Read the article in the most recent

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CapTel Phones

Free Captioned Telephones

Similar to captioned television, CapTel uses advanced technology and captioning agent to quickly provide written captions of what callers say on a large, easy-to-read screen. It works like a regular telephone, simply dial an answer calls as usual and view

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Hearing loss impacts sleep

How Does Hearing Loss Affect Sleep

Hearing loss impacts 15% of Americans, today. We often think about the social aspects of hearing loss, but it’s important to consider other aspects of life hearing loss impacts. We found another article over at the People Hearing Better website

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Sleeping with Tinnitus

How to Sleep with Tinnitus

Good, sound sleep is an important part to our overall health. If you are suffering from tinnitus, you may find yourself dealing with issues getting a good night’s rest. We found an article over on The Sleep Doctor website with

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Hands-Free Laws

Guest Post By Dr. Judy Huch, Audiologist, AZ Many towns, cities and states have passed cell phone hands-free laws and many more that will be in the near future. No State bans cell phone use but drivers are required in

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Ahlberg Audiology Consultation

One Day At A Time

We are spending time with a few articles focused on the acclimation period and process because it is often overlooked. Perhaps your hearing loss has evolved over 5, 10, or even 15 years. Adjusting to your new hearing aids will

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Education is a differientator for Audiologist vs Hearing Aid Specialist

Why An Audiologist vs. Hearing Aid Dispenser

An audiologist is a quality of life doctor who specializes in the auditory (hearing) and vestibular (balance) system to prevent, diagnose, manage, and treat hearing loss, balance issues, and related conditions.  Some people believe hearing aid dispensing (HAD) companies are

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Ear Candling Procedure Ahlberg Audiology

Ear Candling: Don’t Get Burned

Ear Candling (also called ear coning or thermal auricular therapy) is the latest alternative medicine that claims to, among other things, clear one’s sinuses, relieve earaches, improve hearing, and cleanse the mind. The procedure involves a patient lying on his/her

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Enjoying family time with your new hearing aids

Hearing Loss

On average, most people don’t know how to recognize the first signs of hearing loss because it most often occurs gradually and is an invisible issue that can be disregarded initially without realizing there is a problem. Many times it

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Medicare Does Not Cover Hearing Aids

Why Hearing Aids Are Not Covered by Medicare

We found an in-depth article to share with you if you are wondering why hearing aids are not covered by Medicare. As explained in The Hearing Journal February 2017 article, “hearing aids do not fall under the definition of a

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musician custom mold ahlberg audiology

Musician In-Ear Monitors and Custom Molds

Hearing is important to the livelihood of a musician. However, musical performance may create sounds loud enough to cause permanent hearing loss and can interfere with the musician’s ability to perform the daily tasks of his or her profession or

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noise too loud ahlberg audiology

How Loud Is Too Loud?

Every day we hear a variety of sounds. Sounds that are too loud, or loud sounds over a long time, can damage your hearing. The loudness of sounds is measured in decibels (dB). Learn the decibel levels for different sounds

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sporting needs for hearing protection

Industrial & Hunting/Recreational Custom Plugs

Musicians aren’t the only ones who need protection from loud sounds. Whether you work around loud noises with your daily job, or you enjoy going to concerts or shooting firearms on the weekend, custom hearing protection can be made for

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hearing aids resources ahlberg audiology

Helpful Sources for Additional Information Regarding Hearing Aids

Acoustic Neuroma Association, USA The Acoustic Neuroma Association’s (ANA) website contains information about acoustic neuromas. American Tinnitus Association The American Tinnitus Association’s (ATA) website contains information about treatment options for tinnitus. The Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) National

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