The Causes of Acquired Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a widespread health problem and affects 38 million Americans. Researchers are working hard to figure out what causes us to lose our hearing and avoid and manage the disease.   We know so far that the causes of hearing loss are either …

Acknowledging Hearing Loss

Acknowledging Hearing Loss

More than one in eight people over the age of 12 in the United States have demonstrated hearing loss in both ears. That’s a large percentage of the population! But culturally, we tend to avoid hearing exams and don’t prioritize hearing health. This is despite …

Start Your New Year with Better Hearing! 

Have you noticed changes in your hearing experience? The early signs of hearing loss can be very subtle, so subtle that it’s often our friends and family members that notice changes in our behavior first.    Because hearing loss is notoriously hard to self-diagnose, it’s …

Things You Can Do to Alleviate Your Tinnitus

Things You Can Do to Alleviate Your Tinnitus

Are you losing sleep due to a ringing in your ears? It can be incredibly frustrating to work a busy day only to be confronted with an unescapable buzz that won’t quit. This is called tinnitus and can come in many forms, such as a …

Hearing Loss & Cognitive Decline

Hearing Loss & Cognitive Decline

National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month is this month. Researchers have been studying the link between hearing loss and cognitive function for many years. We’ve discovered through this research that there’s a correlation between hearing loss and dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, and that addressing hearing loss early …

Communicating with People who Have Hearing Loss

Communicating with People who Have Hearing Loss

Every healthy relationship necessitates effective communication. Through stories, laughs, and passionate debates, we share ourselves and learn about our loved ones.    Communication becomes an enormous difficulty when you have hearing loss. For those with hearing loss, speech recognition is challenging, and if left untreated, …

Check Your Hearing This November for American Diabetes Month

Check Your Hearing This November for American Diabetes Month

November is American Diabetes Month. Sponsored by the American Diabetes Association, advocates aim to use this month to bring awareness to the common warning signs of diabetes as well as highlighting useful resources for managing this chronic health condition.    Why should you have your …

Tips for Communicating if You Have Hearing Loss

Tips for Communicating if You Have Hearing Loss       

Because of your hearing loss, if you’re like most of us, you’ve experienced annoyance or misinterpretation during conversations.  It doesn’t have to be this way while communicating with a hearing loss. Both you and your communication partner can use a variety of basic tactics to …

October is Protect Your Hearing Month

October is Protect Your Hearing Month

This October, join us in spreading the word about Protect Your Hearing Month. Protect Your Hearing Month is designed to educate and raise awareness around hearing loss and the importance of hearing protection.  You are never too young or too old to disregard your hearing …