Athletes and Hearing Loss

Hearing loss among competing athletes is no longer a rarity. The stigma of hearing loss for those that want to be active in competitive sports and even become professional athletes is slowly but surely a thing of the past. This has been promulgated by people with hearing impairment playing in professional teams and divisions from the NFL to the NCAA. … Read More

The Benefits of Being Social for Older Americans

Some seniors find the golden years to be rich with social opportunities. Retirement can provide the opportunity to reconnect with people from your adult life and to make new connections with friends, family, and community members. However, for many seniors physical challenges and other limitations can get in the way of social connections. The many benefits of social life might … Read More

Common Excuses for Not Buying Hearing Aids

Have you noticed recently that your hearing is not as good as it once was? How will you manage to compensate for that loss? Often, hearing loss occurs gradually, which means people do not notice right away that their hearing abilities have changed. We all have to acclimatize and accommodate the changes that occur in our body whether it is … Read More

How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

Think back to the last time you felt very connected to a loved one. What made you feel such a close sense of security and trust? In almost every instance, you can point to a moment of rich conversation, the freely flowing back-and-forth of expression. Sometimes these conversations reach to the deepest parts of ourselves, sharing our true feelings, beliefs … Read More

A Healthy Diet Can Lower the Risk of Hearing Loss

A healthy diet is linked to every aspect of your entire health. Your food choices each day affect your health, how you feel today, tomorrow, and in the future. Combined with physical activity, your diet can help you to reach and maintain a healthy weight, reduce your risk of high blood pressure, heart disease and cancer and promote your overall … Read More

New Year’s Resolution: Get Your Hearing Tested

The New Year has come again and with it comes all the promises of a fresh start! Whatever your New Year’s resolutions are for this year, they will be harder to realize if your health is not in order. While people often think that hearing is only an ear issue nothing could be further from the truth. The whole body … Read More

Hearing Aids and Artificial Intelligence

Studies conducted in the last dozen years have associated hearing impairments to disabling conditions. Such conditions include Alzheimer’s disease and cognitive decline, diabetes, clinical depression, falls among the elderly, cardiovascular disease, and more. These connections are usually referred to as comorbidities, which, when explained further, mean that the concurrent presence of more than two chronic illnesses/diseases in a patient. A … Read More

Hearing Aids and Artificial Intelligence

How should a person respond when partial or full hearing loss occurs? Hearing loss can set a person back in several ways. The first way hearing loss sets a person back is that they can no longer function in society the same way. For the most part, the person with the deprivation must depend upon others to get around in … Read More

Studies on Hearing Loss & Injuries

Studies on Hearing Loss & Injuries

Studies show that there is a close relationship between hearing loss and accidental injuries. According to the National Health Interview Survey, 16 percent of the people living in the United States have hearing loss. The research was done by this organization also showed that over three months, 2.8 percent of the adults had sustained accidental injuries. The odds of the … Read More

Hearing Loss Cures of the Past

Hearing Loss Cures of the Past

Over the centuries, people have concocted outrageous potions and therapies to cure hearing loss. For much of the past, hearing loss was a relatively misunderstood affliction. Mostly, people viewed deafness as a terrible sickness that needed to be cured immediately and by any means necessary. The reality of deafness is that it’s harmless in most cases and just forces those … Read More