Protect Your Ears at Your Favorite Sporting Events

Protect Your Ears at Your Favorite Sporting Events

As the winter fades and Covid-19 cases recede, more people will be attending sports events this summer. When it comes to hearing, we tend to think of concerts as the worst offenders, but sports games — could also be a dangerous noise hazard. Loud sounds …

Can Hearing Aids Be "Fashionable"?

Can Hearing Aids Be “Fashionable”?

Hearing aids aren’t often associated with fashion, but that has changed dramatically in the previous two decades. Hearing aids worn by your grandparents or parents were likely bulky, flesh-toned, and susceptible to feedback. But Hearing aids today have gotten smaller, sleeker, and more inconspicuous than …

Improving Communication with Your Family

When a family member has hearing loss, it can make natural conversations difficult, resulting in feelings of isolation, frustration, and resentment all around. The good news is, there are solutions.   Treating hearing loss with hearing aids will make a difference right away, in a …

Earbud Use Could Harm Your Hearing

Reading has given way to listening in today’s media landscape. Even though the use of video and audio in media and news has increased steadily over the last century, we are still finding ways to incorporate these mediums into our lives safely.    People have …

Hearing Loss & Fatigue

Hearing loss is the third most common medical problem in the United States, although it is frequently misdiagnosed and undertreated. While it is a common misconception that hearing loss affects our ears, the truth is that it also impacts our brains. Untreated hearing loss has …

Everyday Activities That Could Harm Your Hearing

Everyday Activities That Could Harm Your Hearing

If you are 65 years of age or older, there is a one and three chance that you have hearing loss. However, hearing loss is not an inevitable part of aging. There are many things you can do now to lower the risk of hearing …

Age-Related Hearing Loss is Often Untreated

Age-Related Hearing Loss is Often Untreated

Many people underestimate the importance of treating hearing loss. It is thought of as an ear issue when first and foremost it is a communication issue. Humans are social creatures, and it not only helps us feel connected but keeps us thinking and feeling sharp. …

The Causes of Acquired Hearing Loss

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!

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 …