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How Hearing Loss Treatment Can Help Alzheimer’s Patients

It is common to perceive hearing loss as something that simply and naturally happens as we grow older. However, this perception is a common excuse that keeps many from seeking treatment even when the treatment is guaranteed to improve their quality of life. Hearing loss is often a progressive condition that can be difficult to […]

Tinnitus Patients Feel Better with Hearing Aids

If you have tinnitus, a hearing aid may help you, according to hearing specialists. Hearing aids may reduce the stress of bad hearing and offer sound therapy. Hearing aids are likely to make you feel better about your tinnitus. According to hearing health specialists in the United States, six in 10 tinnitus patients report that […]

Allergies or Sudden Hearing Loss?

Sudden hearing loss is considered to be a potential emergency by ENT physicians and audiologists and can be scary for anyone. Fortunately, a sudden hearing loss is not necessarily a sign of something far more serious lurking inside your body. Prompt action to investigate the cause of the hearing loss is the most important thing to […]

Allergies and Hearing Loss

The functions of your ears are intertwined with many other parts of the body, which is why the symptoms associated with seasonal allergies can impact your hearing. How allergies can impact your hearing If you suffer from allergies you’re most likely accustomed to dealing with a runny nose, congestion, and red, itchy eyes when the […]

Wellness and Hearing Aid Technology

As with everything technology oriented in our world today, the hearing aid industry is growing in leaps and bounds. In fact, recent advances in hearing aid products for those who suffer from mild to medium hearing loss has brought us a new class of modern ear-based hearing aid devices that offer consumers access to state-of-the-art technology with […]

Modern Hearing Aids & Your Phone

Many people who experience hearing loss are concerned over how it will affect their ability to use their mobile phone. It’s a natural concern, especially since wireless devices are such an important part of modern life. Thankfully, because of government regulations and dynamic solutions from hearing aid and wireless device manufacturers, the two devices can […]

Men and Women Tend to Avoid Getting Hearing Aids Promptly

A common category of hearing loss is Age Related Hearing Loss (ARHL) that worsens over time. While men tend to have greater hearing loss than women of similar age (Ritgers et al 2018), women and men with similar self-perception of hearing difficulty tend to accept hearing aids as treatment at a similar rate (Fisher et […]

How Hearing Affects your Speech

Our ability to communicate is heavily influenced by our ability to distinguish individual sounds. As your hearing capability is reduced, so are the frequencies or pitch ranges that you can detect. The sounds of speech are associated with a particular frequency ranges and patterns. If you lose the ability to detect that range, sounds using […]

Patient Story: J.J. Levison

Like all senses, hearing often plays a critical role in daily life. Unfortunately, many patients, like J.J. Levison, ignore common hearing problems because they don’t like the idea of wearing hearing aids, haven’t found the right pair of hearing aids, or have developed coping skills, like lip-reading. The good news is that Hearing Health Professionals […]

How to Properly Care for Your Hearing Aid

According to the Consumer Report’s Best Hearing Aid Buying Guide (2021), Most hearing aids are subject to moisture and wax buildup that may clog the output of the hearing aid. In fact, wax, skin oil and debris may clog not only the output of the hearing aid but interfere with the microphone pick up and […]

How Does Hearing Loss Impact Your Brain?

Can hearing loss be a contributing cause of dementia? A body of research has found that older people with moderate to severe hearing loss had a risk of almost 60 percent of developing cognitive impairment.(Lin and Albert, 2014; Yuan et al, 2018) Later studies have been looking into whether the use of hearing aids can delay or […]

How AI is Shaping the Future of Hearing Aids

You’ve undoubtedly come across artificial intelligence before, but did you know that AI-powered hearing aids can help personalize your hearing? The blending of artificial intelligence with hearing aid technology is changing what is possible for the millions of people in the world living with hearing loss. Integrated sensors connect your hearing to your overall health […]

How Often Should You Tune Up Your Hearing Aid?

If your hearing aid doesn’t seem quite as effective lately, you might need a routine check-up. Just like going to the dentist or taking your dog for a wellness checkup, you and your hearing aids need periodic check-ups for best performance. The best way to make sure you’re hearing everything you should is to practice […]

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss and Prevention

Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) occurs when the ear’s sensitive structures become damaged by loud noises (such as music) over time. Even quick exposure to an extremely loud noise can result in some degree of NIHL, though it can take a while for the hearing loss itself to become noticeable. More than likely, if you have ever […]

Untreated Hearing Loss Linked to Depression

Hearing loss can have a direct impact to your mental and social health. Recent research has linked hearing loss with depression. One study (Gopinath et al, 2009) found that within the older adult population with hearing loss, estimates of depression suggest that up to 20% of older adults with hearing loss report a clinically relevant […]

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