The Relationship Between Stress and Hearing Loss

The Relationship Between Stress and Hearing Loss

Many medical professionals have referred to stress as the “silent killer”. Stress can lead to many physical, emotional, and interpersonal issues if left unchecked. From headaches to anxiety to damaging personal relationships, stress can be far reaching and deeply detrimental in our lives. But did you know that stress has also been linked to hearing loss? Stress: Prevalence and Its … Read More

Invest in Hearing Health for World Alzheimer’s Month

Invest in Hearing Health for World Alzheimer's Month

This month, September, is World Alzheimer’s Month. The organization, Alzheimer’s Disease International, uses this month to raise awareness on the prevalent condition worldwide. At Hearing Aid Associates, we would like to participate in raising awareness for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease by connecting these conditions to hearing loss. Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are often connected to … Read More

Hearing Loss May Affect Your Job and Your Job May Affect Your Hearing

Hearing Loss May Affect Your Job and Your Job May Affect Your Hearing

Believe it or not, hearing loss and your workplace may have more of a reciprocal relationship than you might realize. Depending on your industry, untreated hearing loss may be adversely affecting your job, your job may be affecting your hearing, or you may be experiencing a cycle of both. It is important to be aware of how the environment of … Read More

Meditation Could Help Alleviate Tinnitus

Meditation Could Help Alleviate Tinnitus

Close your eyes and say “Ommmmm.” Sounds like too much of a stretch? If you suffer from tinnitus, you know you’d do almost anything to stop the incessant ringing or buzzing you hear even when no sound is present. Meditation, a practice once reserved for monks and hippies, is now a fairly mainstream habit with proven success in alleviating the … Read More

A Link Between Hearing Loss & Cardiovascular Disease

A Link Between Hearing Loss & Cardiovascular Disease

The interconnectedness of the human body is a source of constant amazement and research for doctors and scientists alike. Some of these links are more intuitive, such as the connection between the lungs and the heart. The lungs collect oxygen, and it is transported to the heart where it can be sent throughout the body. Yet some of the more … Read More

Protect Your Family’s Hearing This 4th of July

Protect Your Family’s Hearing This 4th of July

In the United States the Fourth of July is celebrated each year to honor the year, 1776, when early Americans won their independence from the British colonial empire. On July 4th of that year, the United States formally adopted the Declaration of Independence, which recognized that the 13 colonies were no longer a part of the British Empire. Americans celebrate … Read More

Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Hearing Aids      

Hearing Aid Associates - Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Hearing Aids

Here in Delaware, we welcome the summer months with joy. As temperatures begin to rise, it’s not just your AC that needs careful maintenance! During these hot summers months, your hearing aids will be just as important when it comes to enjoying yourself in the outdoors. However, it is important to provide proper care and protection for your hearing aids, … Read More

Improve family communication by treating hearing loss

Hearing Aid Associates - Improve Family Communication by Treating Hearing Loss

If a family member is having trouble with hearing loss you owe it to yourself and your family to find out what can be done to help. Communication holds the family unit together and when one member can’t communicate it causes all sorts of problems. Hearing Aid Associates is a family practice with 30 years of experience – we know … Read More

Loud Movies & Noise-Induced Hearing Loss   

Hearing Aid Associates - Loud Movies & Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Hearing loss comes upon us in a myriad of ways. It often is simply a result of the natural aging process. However, a lifetime of exposure to too-loud noise also takes its toll. This sort of ongoing, degenerative damage is called Noise Induced Hearing Loss and the reach of this condition is expected to grow as our society remains plugged … Read More

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month: Better Communication at the Gym

Hearing Aid Associates - Better Communication at the Gym for Better Speech & Hearing Month

We don’t picture the gym as the most important place for verbal communication. In fact, most folks walk around with their headphones in never speaking to another person during their entire visit. But a fitness class is actually one of the most important places to have clear and effective communication strategies in place. Often, participants are asked to put great … Read More