Treating Sudden Hearing Loss

Although the cause is sometimes unknown, about 5,000 adults experience sudden hearing loss each year. These people find that over the course of no more than 3 days, they have lost 30 decibels of hearing ability. This sudden loss of hearing can be associated with a single event, but more often there is no identifiable experience that sets off the hearing loss. When a person has such an immediate reduction in hearing ability, it is … Continue reading “Treating Sudden Hearing Loss”

What is Single-Sided Hearing Loss?

If you are familiar with the different types of hearing loss, you will know that there are many terms to keep in mind. It can be difficult to remember what makes one type of hearing loss different from another. For example, you might know that you have a “good ear,” but does that mean that you have unilateral hearing loss, asymmetrical hearing loss, single-sided hearing loss, or some other condition? Let’s take a moment to … Continue reading “What is Single-Sided Hearing Loss?”

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

2022 was a big year for mental health awareness, with many people taking steps to improve their mental well-being and prioritize their overall health. There has been a growing movement to destigmatize mental health and encourage people to seek help for mental health issues. This has likely contributed to the increased awareness of issues like depression, anxiety, and related emotional health conditions. As we move into 2023, you might consider ways to feel better this … Continue reading “Add Improved Hearing To Your New Year’s Health Goals!”

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Getting to Know Your Hearing Aids

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with hearing loss and have been prescribed hearing aids, you may feel mixed emotions. On the one hand, you may be relieved to have a solution for your hearing difficulties. On the other hand, you may feel overwhelmed by the thought of adapting to a new device and lifestyle change. But don’t worry – you’re not alone! Millions of people worldwide use hearing aids, and with the proper knowledge and … Continue reading “Getting to Know Your Hearing Aids”

How Treating Hearing Loss Supports Your Brain

How Treating Hearing Loss Supports Your Brain

Treating hearing loss can have several benefits for your cognitive health. As we age, our ability to hear clearly can decline, negatively impacting our cognitive skills. However, treating hearing loss can improve your hearing and maintain your mental health. How hearing affects your cognitive health One of the main ways that hearing loss can affect your cognitive health is by making it more difficult to hear and understand speech. When you have hearing loss, it … Continue reading “How Treating Hearing Loss Supports Your Brain”

How Treating Hearing Loss Can Help Mental Health

How Treating Hearing Loss Can Help Mental Health

If you don’t do anything about your hearing loss, you’ll lose touch with your everyday life. You might be less able to keep up with conversations than you used to be. Maybe you’ve stopped eating dinner with friends and stayed home instead. But did you know that your mental health is also affected by hearing loss? Let’s look at how untreated hearing loss can affect a person’s mental health. Signs of depression? Depression is one … Continue reading “How Treating Hearing Loss Can Help Mental Health”

Enjoying the Holidays with Hearing Loss

Enjoying the Holidays with Hearing Loss

We cannot believe that it is already November and almost time for the holiday season. You’re already thinking about all the festivities, family dinners, mistletoe, and holiday cookies; however, have you stopped considering the holidays and hearing loss? Whether you have a hearing loss or someone you love does, it’s important to consider hearing loss to ensure you and your entire family enjoy the season. Take Location into Consideration When attending holiday parties, it’s essential … Continue reading “Enjoying the Holidays with Hearing Loss”

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Protect Your Ears at Your Favorite Sporting Events

Getting to a stadium to cheer on their favorite sports team is many people’s idea of a great time, but there is a hidden danger to such a good-natured activity. The noise level can be between 80 and 90 decibels at a typical NFL game because the crowd is so loud and excited. That kind of noise is unhealthy and could be harmful, and that’s at a venue that is usually outside and has no … Continue reading “Protect Your Ears at Your Favorite Sporting Events”

This November, Test Your Hearing in Honor of American Diabetes Month

This November, Test Your Hearing in Honor of American Diabetes Month

This November, we are celebrating American Diabetes Month by raising awareness about the link between diabetes and hearing loss. Research has shown that those with diabetes are twice as likely to suffer from hearing loss. Throughout this month, we will share with you how diabetes affects your hearing and overall health. What is American diabetes month? The American Diabetes Association has designated November as American Diabetes Month, an awareness campaign to educate the public on … Continue reading “This November, Test Your Hearing in Honor of American Diabetes Month”

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Q&A About Hearing Loss

The number one way people put themselves at a disadvantage in life is by being too afraid to ask questions. Humanity is built on the passing of information through generations. It is unrealistic to believe we can gain everything we need to know from first-hand experience. Your hearing health is not something to be ambivalent about. The more you know about your hearing health, the better you can participate in daily life. This especially pertains … Continue reading “Q&A About Hearing Loss”