Hearing Resources

Types of Hearing Loss + How To Treat Them

Posted by Dr. David Gnewikow, Ph. D., Audiologist on Jun 28, 2016 9:00:00 AM

If you are suffering from hearing loss, the intricacies of your condition are likely to be lost on you. All you know is that you’re having trouble hearing, but different types of hearing loss will be indistinguishable to you, as they are to most people. Don’t worry—that’s why we’re here!

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Topics: Hearing Aids


Understanding The Link Between Headphones & Hearing Loss

Posted by Dr. David Gnewikow, Ph. D., Audiologist on Jun 21, 2016 9:10:33 AM

Listening to music through headphones is something that most of us do on a daily basis without so much as a second thought. Indeed, music a big part of many of our everyday lives, but it is important to exercise caution and moderation in the way that music is enjoyed.

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Topics: Hearing Loss


The Future Of Hearing Aids: Language Translation

Posted by Dr. David Gnewikow, Ph. D., Audiologist on Jun 1, 2016 3:40:48 PM

The world of hearing aids is about to get a lot more interesting.

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Topics: Insider


Hearing Aid Fitting: Finding Hearing Aids that Works for You

Posted by Dr. David Gnewikow, Ph. D., Audiologist on May 11, 2016 4:47:13 PM

Doctor displays pair of new hearing aids.

Every year, millions of Americans suffer from hearing loss in some way. Thankfully, medical technology in this area has come a long way. Yet for how treatable hearing issues have become, fewer than 1 in 3 people with hearing loss have taken the appropriate steps towards treatment. Many don’t know what signs to look for to recognize hearing loss. Many others have heard mixed reviews on the benefits of hearing aids. Still more have had a bad experience themselves. Well today it’s time to set the record straight when it comes to hearing aids.

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Rechargeable VS. Disposable Hearing Aid Batteries: Which is Better?

Posted by Dr. David Gnewikow, Ph. D., Audiologist on Mar 10, 2016 8:00:00 AM

In theory, re-chargeable hearing aid batteries are a great idea, but in the past, this theory hasn't always worked out. Early rechargeable hearing aid batteries were so large they could only be used in over-the-ear type hearing aids. They also took hours to recharge and, even then, didn’t hold a charge for very long. The best models only lasted around 5-6 hours--not the 12-14 hours the average hearing aid wearer needs.

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5 Common Noises That Can Harm Your Hearing

Posted by Dr. David Gnewikow, Ph. D., Audiologist on Dec 15, 2015 8:00:00 AM
In our previous post,  we discussed how hearing can be harmed by noise and loud sounds. To keep it simple, the louder a sound or noise is, the shorter the time you want to be exposed to it and the further away you should be. Here are 3 general rules for protecting your hearing from harmful noises:These 3 rules  might just save your hearing.
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Topics: Hearing Loss


How Loud is Too Loud? 3 Rules to Help Save Your Hearing.

Posted by Dr. David Gnewikow, Ph. D., Audiologist on Nov 24, 2015 8:00:00 AM
As an audiologist in Nashville, I work with patients with hearing loss every day. With each new patient, I begin our conversation with a series of questions about his or her hearing history. I want to know about family history, ear disease, medications and of course, noise exposure. 
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Topics: Hearing Loss


The “Why” Behind Most Hearing Aid Problems

Posted by Dr. David Gnewikow, Ph. D., Audiologist on Oct 27, 2015 8:00:00 AM

"The first thing I have to tell you is that I am a bad hearing aid wearer," explained the neatly dressed 50-something lady sitting across from me in my office.

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Topics: Hearing Aids


5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Put Off Seeing a Hearing Specialist

Posted by Dr. David Gnewikow, Ph. D., Audiologist on Oct 13, 2015 8:00:00 AM

Every day, every patient I see has a story. People don’t just wake up one day and think, “You know that Dr. Gnewikow seems like a pleasant fellow, I think I’ll go see him.” The journey to pursuing hearing care is usually much longer and wrought with denial, resistance and sometimes fear.

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Topics: Hearing Aids


Advanced Hearing Solutions Recognized as a Top Audiologist in Nashville

Posted by Dr. David Gnewikow, Ph. D., Audiologist on Oct 12, 2015 2:30:00 AM

Advanced Hearing Solutions, Nashville based audiologist, was voted one of three best audiologists in The Tennessean's eighth annual Toast of Music City, a reader’s choice awards featuring best places to shop, eat, drink and play.

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Topics: Insider


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