Woman Dealing with single sided hearing loss

What is Single-Sided Hearing Loss?

Has anyone ever asked you to speak into their “good ear”? If so, that person may well have had single-sided hearing loss. The most common forms of hearing loss occur in both ears at once. For instance, if you are exposed to noise in the workplace or through leisure activities, you are likely to have noise exposure in both ears. …

Getting to know your hearing aids

Getting to Know Your Hearing Aids

If you are the proud owner of a new pair of hearing aids, congratulations! You have taken the crucial step toward assistance, better communication, and an improved quality of life. When you are fitted with your hearing aids, our hearing health professionals will present you with a lot of information about how to use them, care and maintenance, as well …

Woman enjoying music

All About Hearing Aid Compatible Assistive Listening Devices

The latest hearing aids have transformed from analog units that work as a tiny loudspeaker into advanced digital technology that can connect with many other devices and systems. For many, hearing aids can increase the enjoyment of the sounding world, but they tend to be most useful for communication. If your hearing loss causes problems communicating with others, then you …

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

Connecting People: May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, a great opportunity to prioritize your hearing health! Organized by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), this campaign focuses on raising awareness about hearing loss. Over 48 million people live with hearing loss, the third most pervasive medical condition today. Hearing loss not only impacts hearing but has multifaceted effects on various aspects of …

Why You Should Treat Bilateral Hearing Loss with Two Hearing Aids    

Why You Should Treat Bilateral Hearing Loss with Two Hearing Aids    

If you have hearing loss and are seeking treatment, you may be wondering if one or two hearing aids are needed. Hearing loss is experienced in countless ways and exists on a spectrum. People often assume that because they can hear more clearly out of one ear compared to the other, referring to the “good ear”, this means they only …

A Possible Link Between Exercise & Reduced Risk for Hearing Loss

A Possible Link Between Exercise & Reduced Risk for Hearing Loss

The many benefits of exercise are commonly known: reduces health risks, boosts energy, contributes to a longer lifespan, etc. But less recognized are the ways that exercise can also benefit your hearing health. Studies show that exercise can reduce the risk of developing hearing loss, one of the most prevalent medical conditions people experience today.  Link Between Exercise & Reduced …

Monitoring Your Daily Exposure to Noise

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

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

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 …