Treat Your Hearing Loss & Strengthen Your Relationships!

Treat Your Hearing Loss & Strengthen Your Relationships!

Hearing loss can have far reaching effects on all aspects of your life. The ability to hear impacts what you understand, how you respond to others, and how you make sense of the world around you. Impaired hearing that is untreated makes communication and navigating your daily life difficult. Coping with this health challenge may cause you to feel frustrated …

Treating Hearing Loss

Treating Hearing Loss

The phrase ‘hearing loss’ can conjure thoughts of doctor’s office visits, hearing aids, health insurance, and others. What we may not immediately think about are the social and emotional tolls, mental health, or anxiety and depression. The price associated with neglecting hearing loss is high and often has detrimental effects on other facets of your overall health. Hearing loss is …

Why Hearing Loss Disclosure Matters

Why Hearing Loss Disclosure Matters

Letting friends and family know about your disabling hearing loss can be difficult. You can get tips and information from your hearing health care professional, but it can be hard to explain it to others as you continue to learn about it yourself. You may also feel some embarrassment or shame, which can complicate disclosure even further. Take comfort in …

All About Tinnitus

All About Tinnitus

When, after attending a noisy concert, you’ve ever heard a ringing in your ears, you’ll know what tinnitus sounds like. Tinnitus is often defined in the ears as a ringing sound, but other types can be found. It can seem to come from one ear, both ears or in the head for example. It may sound like clicking, humming, whistling, whistling, whooshing …

Veterans and Hearing Loss

Veterans and Hearing Loss

If the environment is quiet enough, there is almost no risk of hearing loss. Noises that record about 85 decibels, including everyday situations like sitting in a busy restaurant, are perfectly alright. However, when noises begin to surpass these levels it becomes more dangerous, and they often do so. Moving the lawn or a going to a loud rock concert are typical day-to-day …

Identifying the Signs of Hearing Loss

Identifying the Signs of Hearing Loss

For some people, the realization that they have developed hearing loss comes as an undeniable truth. These people might find that certain sounds are inaudible or that conversations are impossible to make out any longer. Yet, some other people may have symptoms of hearing loss that are subtler, making them wonder if they do indeed have hearing loss. Let’s take …