Monitoring Your Daily Exposure to Noise

Exposure to loud noise is one of the most common causes of hearing loss. You may be thinking it takes high levels of volume to damage hearing but we are exposed to everyday noises that can be hazardous for hearing health. Over 48 million people live with some degree of hearing loss, making it the third most pervasive chronic medical …

Myths about Hearing Loss

Though hearing loss is one of the most common health conditions people experience today, it remains undertreated. Over 48 million people live with some degree of hearing loss but only a third of people who could benefit from treatment receive it. It takes an average of 7 years for people to address their hearing loss. Contributing to this widespread inaction …

New Study Shows that 1 in 10 Adults in the US Suffer from Tinnitus

Tinnitus is the medical term used to describe a buzzing or ringing-like noise in the ears. If this sounds a little familiar it is probably because you have likely experienced temporary tinnitus after leaving a loud event (concert, party, busy restaurant, etc.). You may have had a harder time hearing and hearing a specific sound even though no noise was …

Prevent Falls By Treating Hearing Loss

Prevent Falls by Treating Hearing Loss

Nearly 1 in 4 people, ages 65 and older, experience a fall every year. This same age group is also disproportionately impacted by hearing loss. According to the National Institutes on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, 1 in 3 adults between the ages of 65-74 and 1 in 2 adults 75 and older have hearing loss. Various studies explore the …

Everyday Noises that Could Cause Hearing Loss

Everyday Noises that Could Cause Hearing Loss

You likely know that loud noise can affect your hearing. Loud noise exposure is one of the most common causes of hearing loss. But did you know that everyday noises can contribute to impairing your hearing? We are constantly surrounded by and are absorbing noise. From waking up to an alarm clock, to commuting, and listening to podcasts or music; …

Preparing for Emergencies with Hearing Aids

Preparing for Emergencies with Hearing Aids

Having an action plan in the case of an emergency is critical. Taking the time to prepare for emergencies can best help you navigate these situations and remain as safe as possible. This can present unique challenges for people with hearing loss who experience a reduced capacity to detect and process sound. Typically, emergency conditions are announced through broadcasting platforms …

Is Your Mood Connected to Hearing Loss?

Is Your Mood Connected to Hearing Loss?

One of the most profound experiences of the human condition is learning to recognize and moderate our feelings and emotions. In short, we humans are prone to moods. On the positive spectrum, we can identify these as content, happy, joyful, or peaceful. But we can swing towards negative feelings easily, too. Grumpy, stressed, defeated, and hopeless are all feelings even …

All About Earwax

All About Earwax

Most people are a little grossed out by earwax. You know – the sticky or flaky wax-like material that oozes from your ears? If you are like most people, you probably haven’t given earwax much of a thought however earwax plays an important role in your hearing. Here is more than you thought you have ever wanted to know about …

Common Hearing Aid Problems & How to Fix Them

Common Hearing Aid Problems & How to Fix Them

Like most machines, even hearing aids require maintenance and routine upkeep in order to work to their maximum potential. That might mean taking your hearing aids in for a checkup or small repairs every now and again, some of which might be covered by the manufacturer’s warranty or the purchase agreement when you initially bought them.   But, many small …

Add Improved Hearing To Your New Year’s Health Goals!

Add Improved Hearing To Your New Year’s Health Goals!

Starting the New Year with health-centered goals is a great way to prioritize your wellness. Hearing health is an integral aspect of overall health that tends to be overlooked. With hearing loss being the third most common chronic medical condition that people navigate today, tending to hear health is important. Kick-off the New Year by scheduling an appointment for a …