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Phonak Audeo Fit health tracker hearing aids
We all know that looking after yourself is essential. Managing your health is even more critical if you already live with hearing loss. Thanks to Phonak’s new Audéo Fit™ hearing aids, you can manage your hearing loss and health at the same time.

Audéo Fit™ Hearing Aids

If you’re the type to worry about your heart rate or whether you’ve exercised enough, you’ll love the Audéo Fit  hearing aids. You can ditch all your other wearable tech. Let your hearing aids track your health data. Phonak’s Audéo Fit is the first hearing aid to track your heart rate. It will also track:

  • Steps and distance walked or run
  • General activity levels
  • Optional goal setting

“Phonak’s Audéo Fit is the first hearing aid to track your heart rate.”

Linked to the myPhonak app on your smartphone, Audéo Fit offers crucial insight into your daily activity levels,allowing you to see patterns and trends in your health. Tracking this data lets you take charge of your daily exercise routine and general health. As Phonak says, aollowing your health data provides “insights that empower you to make lifestyle changes to impact your health.” So you never know, these hearing aids might make you a healthier person!

Audéo Fit is a Receiver-in-the-Canal (RIC) hearing aid. This refers to the receiver being part of the dome that fits inside the ear canal. The hearing aid loops over the ear with a thin wire, like any other BTE (Behind-the-Ear) hearing device. It comes in stylish colors.

Hearing Loss and Health

Managing your hearing loss helps improve your general well being. The result is that you will suffer less cognit

ive overload and be less isolated. Wearing hearing aids will also help boost your confidence.

If you live with hearing loss or tinnitus, chances are you’re at risk of further health problems. These may include:

  • Alzheimer’s and dementia
  • Depression
  • Heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • Schizophrenia
  • Ear infections
  • Further hearing loss
  • Tinnitus

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help reduce the risk of some of these and improve your overall health.

Well-Hearing is Well-Being™

Phonak released a position statement in the Hearing Review demonstrating the company’s commitment to hearing care and health care. The Well-Hearing is Well-BeingTM ethos reflects Phonak’s interest and understanding that supporting your hearing will help you work towards better general health. 

Well-Hearing is Well-Being™ is built on three dimensions: Social-Emotional, Cognitive, and Physical. Living with hearing loss impacts your health in several ways. Becoming more isolated and having mental health problems fall in the Social-Emotional category. Cognitive means experiencing cognitive overload and increasing the risk of dementia. The physical would be exercising less and increasing your risk of diabetes.

Read more: Managing hearing loss and mental health

Phonak’s Paradise Hearing Aid Range

Despite being the new kid in town, Audéo Fit is joining Phonak’s product list as part of the company’s Paradise range. Audéo Fit, is more than a health-data-tracking hearing aid. You’re still getting Phonak’s premium hearing aid range, along with all the benefits a Paradise hearing aid brings. All Paradise hearing aids include:

  • Unrivaled sound quality
  • Crisp, natural sound
  • Brilliant speech understanding
  • Universal connectivity
  • Links to TVLinks, Smartphones, Roger, etc
  • Easy access to Bluetooth functionalities via Control
  • Multiple Bluetooth connections


Author Details
Mel is a hard-of-hearing writer from the UK. She has moderate-severe hearing loss by American definitions and moderate hearing loss by British measurements. She relies on hearing aids and lipreading. She lives in Wales with her French Bulldog puppy and mischievous tortoiseshell cat. Mel identifies as a demisexual lesbian.