There is no doubt that the body is a complex system of systems. As researchers dig deeper into the causes of hearing loss and how to prevent it, they are finding that it may come down to more than just noise exposure. Our diet may play a key role in hearing health. Several studies are… Continue reading These Diets May Prevent Hearing Loss
With an estimated 48 million people in the United States now reporting some degree of hearing loss, the hearing industry is hard at work developing solution both for prevention and management of hearing loss. They are not alone. Technology giant Apple is now taking more steps to create more accessible technology for those with hearing… Continue reading Why AirPods Are Not Enough to Treat Hearing Loss
The arrival of spring signals many things including “spring cleaning.” Why not make this a time for cleaning your hearing aids as well? These high-tech devices do incredible things, but they do require regular cleaning and maintenance. Read on to find some excellent tips for cleaning and repairing your hearing aids this season. Keeping Hearing… Continue reading How To Keep Your Hearing Aids Clean This Spring
If you have difficulty hearing, the time has probably come for a professional hearing evaluation by an audiologist. A hearing evaluation consists of an in-depth assessment of your hearing to determine the cause of hearing loss and to find the best treatment options. The assessment is comprehensive, and you will leave with valuable information.… Continue reading What Happens at a Professional Hearing Evaluation?
Purchasing hearing aids is a financial investment, the purpose of which is to improve your quality of life, both physically and emotionally. Therefore, when a hearing aids end up in the drawer, it amounts not only to a waste of money, but also means you’ve forfeited transforming your life for the better. Not to mention… Continue reading 6 Reasons Hearing Aids End Up In a Drawer (and why they shouldn’t)
Hearing loss is one of the most under treated health issues for American adults today. According to the Center for Hearing and Communication, 48 million Americans have a significant hearing loss, yet only 16% of physicians screen for hearing loss. With so few doctors actively screening for hearing health, it’s up to us to be… Continue reading Myth Busting: Hearing Aids
“Listen to your heart.” This timeless phrase could also read “ take care of your heart, so you will be able to hear.” There is a distinct connection between your ability to hear and your cardiovascular health. Be aware that every step you take for heart wellness also benefits your hearing health. Good cardiovascular health… Continue reading Be Good to Your Heart and Your Hearing Will Thank You
Growing up we’ve all heard that certain foods are associated with aspects of our health. Milk for strong bones, carrots for good eyesight, spinach for muscles and an apple a day to keep the doctor away. By now, most of us know that a varied and balanced diet, with plenty of fruits and vegetables, is… Continue reading Healthy Hearing Diet
Life is challenging. It can be especially grueling for those with hearing problems. It can profoundly affect not just the individual with the hearing loss, but family, friends, and co-workers as well. Untreated hearing loss can lead to fatigue, depression, stress, and anxiety. Alertness decreases, the risk of personal safety increases, job performance suffers, and… Continue reading A Day With Hearing Impairment
Listening fatigue is exactly what it sounds like; it happens after a lengthy time frame of listening to any noise. Music or talk, television, radio and anything else that creates sound and can be tiring. This type of fatigue will leave you feeling uncomfortable, weary, potentially in some pain and a loss of sensitivity. This… Continue reading What is Listening Fatigue?