View Post

The Impact of Diabetes and Cardiovascular Health on Hearing

As a Doctor of Audiology, I am often asked, “What is the cause of my hearing loss?” and I often have to respond with “there are a combination of risk factors that could contribute to your hearing loss.” Two of the most common risk factors include diabetes and cardiovascular disorders. …

View Post

Coming Soon: The Charlie Bucy Project!

With the greatest appreciation, Freedom Hearing Center LLC hereby thanks long time patient and dear friend Charlie Bucy for his loyalty, faith, and encouragement.  Mr. Bucy is a large part of the reason that Freedom Hearing Center exists, as he was a driving force that stood behind Dr. Jahed and …

View Post

Hearing Aid Q & A – Volume 1

Which hearing aids are the best? There is no easy answer to this question.  Each brand of hearing aids have unique features and programming capabilities.  There may be a “best” hearing aid for your hearing loss, but not one hearing aid that is “best” overall.  There are many choices when …

View Post

Tips For Your Hearing Aid Purchase

Being informed about a major investment is very important.  Just as you would ask questions before buying a new car, there are questions you should ask before buying hearing aids. Important questions to ask: Who is your provider – are you seeing an Audiologist or Hearing Aid Dispenser? Look at …

View Post

Hearing loss and cognitive decline: What’s the connection?

When my mother hit midlife she sometimes called me “Luna,” the name of my childhood cat. Now that I’m the age she was then, I just as often go looking for my glasses for several minutes before I realize they’re propped on my head. “Senior moments” frighten me, as I’m …

View Post

Better Hearing Month Hearing Aid Giveaway Update

In May of 2019, Freedom Hearing Center announced that they would be giving away a free set of hearing aids. Freedom Hearing simply asked for anyone in need to send an email, letter, or video sharing their story and how new hearing aids would impact their daily life. Stories were …

View Post

Back-to-School Checklist for Kids with Hearing Loss

Gearing up for another school year? Now’s the time to help your child with hearing loss successfully transition to a new classroom or school. Like with so many things, a little preparation goes a long way. Before school starts First and foremost, make sure your child’s cochlear implants or hearing …

View Post

I Can Hear, Just Not Clearly. Do I Have a Hearing Loss?

What’s the number one complaint hearing care professionals hear from their new patients with hearing loss? Ask them and they’ll likely say it’s, “I can hear, but I can’t understand.” If this is what you’re experiencing, you may have hearing loss. Hearing loss involves not only the ears, but also …

View Post

How To Prevent Hearing Loss From Headphones or Earbuds

It seems like everywhere you look, from the gym to the subway to the street, people are wearing headphones or earbuds. This convenience comes at a price: The World Health Organization estimates that “1.1 billion young people worldwide are at risk of hearing loss due to unsafe listening practices,” in part from …