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Cochlear Implants

Cochlear implants have been available for decades, but just like other forms of technology, they have had significant advancements in the past few years. Cochlear implants are a surgically implanted device used for moderate to profound bilateral sensorineural hearing loss

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Living With Hearing Loss

By:  Ellyn Grider, M.A., Audiology Resident Untreated hearing loss has the ability to affect an individual’s social life, lower the overall quality of life, and cause mental fatigue, potentially resulting in depression and anxiety. Those with hearing impairment may recognize

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Fifty-Five+ 2021 Senior Expo Cleveland TN

Cleveland Senior Fifty-Five+ 2021 Event

Ahlberg Audiology was a proud co-sponsor of the 2021 event.  Even with all of the Covid-19 precautions with masks, we had a great turnout to support this event.  Click here for the Cleveland Daily Banner Special Feature. Make plans to

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checking for ear wax

What’s up with ear wax?

Sometimes hearing loss is very apparent if someone is repeatedly asking others to repeat or has the television up too loud but sometimes hearing loss may start with having difficulty hearing certain pitches such as timers or birds. An Audiologist

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Dr. Ahlberg conducting hearing evaluation test

What does an Audiologist do?

Audiologists are healthcare professionals who provide patient-centered care in the prevention, identification, diagnosis, and evidence-based treatment of hearing, balance, and other auditory disorders for people of all ages. Hearing and balance disorders are complex with medical, psychological, physical, social, educational,

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airpods used as hearing aids

Can AirPods be used as hearing aids?

With the recent updates to iOS, iPhones can be used along with AirPods can help you hear a conversation in a noisy area or even hear someone speaking across the room. The new Apple update has a feature to use

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Cleveland, TN GoodNews Article Page 26, February 2021 Publication

Feature Article: GoodNews Magazine, Cleveland, TN

Click on the image below to find and read our February 2021 feature article (page 26) by clicking on the image below. Also, enjoy the full GoodNews publication articles through this link as well. The GoodNews GoodNews Christian Magazine is

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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.

How does Tinnitus Impact Your Life?

This self-assessment, reaction 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

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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.

3 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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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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