Solutions to Common Hearing Aid Problems - LACI


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Know the solutions to common hearing aid problems


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Solutions to Common Hearing Aid Problems:

Solutions to Common Hearing Aid Problems Ledesma Audiological Center Inc.


Hearing aids aren’t cheap but they are a great investment for any hard of hearing person . Typically, they would go from 12,000 to 40,000 php. However, in the long run this is considered worth it, as it typically last for 3 to 5 years.


The money you used to purchase that hearing aid is probably hard earned by you or your loved ones. This makes it extra hard to throw away your hearing device once it starts to malfunctions. Before you regretfully ditch your trusted hearing aid and visit the nearest hearing aid center to buy a new one, you could try some simple solutions to make them work again.


Here are some simple solutions to common hearing aid problems:


You hear a howling or whistling sound when you put the hearing aid in your ear.


One of the reasons behind this is the accumulation ear wax in your ears. If this is the case, you should visit an ear doctor and have your ear canal checked. Another reason behind this is that your hearing aids may not be properly inserted. To solve this, you should remove the hearing device and reinsert it again.


The sound you hear is inconsistent.


This could be because the batteries are worn out or the sound outlet and microphone opening is clogged. To fix this, you can change your hearing aid batteries, clean the clogged parts or replace the wax filter.


The sound you hear is distorted.


You can’t understand what the person you are talking to because you hear a distorted sound instead, it could mean that the battery is corroded or dirty. You can fix this by cleaning the battery surfaces using a clean, dry cloth or replacing the battery.


Aside from these simple and quick solutions, you should also make it a point to visit your trusted hearing aid centers to ensure that your hearing aids are working fine.


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