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

Ear Infections & Hearing Loss

Ear Infections & Hearing Loss

People often attribute hearing loss to several factors such as aging, injury and heredity; but what usually doesn’t cross their minds is infection. Ear infections can very much reduce the hearing ability in patients either temporarily or permanently. This type of hearing issue is referred to as a conductive hearing loss. Here, we take a look at the correlation between … Read More

Hearing Loss and Millennials

Hearing Loss and Millennials

For many of us, the first association with hearing loss is old age. Indeed, most people who live to old age do encounter some form of Presbycusis, the name for the type of hearing loss that happens as part of the natural process of aging. However, something is rapidly changing in the rates of hearing loss among younger people. Although … Read More

September is World Alzheimer’s Month

September is World Alzheimer’s Month

Consider the last time you had a long conversation. How did it go for you? Were you able to speak clearly and believe that the other person understood what you were saying? Were you able to understand the other person and get a good sense of what they intended to say? In one sense, we will never know exactly what … Read More

Does Tinnitus Cause Hearing Loss?

Does Tinnitus Cause Hearing Loss?

Tinnitus is a condition that affects around 45 million people in the United States of America, according to the Centers for Disease Control (otherwise known as the CDC). Tinnitus is related to hearing loss, but it does not cause hearing loss. It is especially prevalent in older adults, though it can affect people of all ages. People who are experiencing … Read More

Can Hearing Loss Be Restored?

[Hearing Aid Associates] Blog #1: Can Hearing Loss Be Restored?

If you experience hearing loss, you may wonder if there is a way to “cure” the condition and restore your hearing to what it once was. Unfortunately, medical science has not provided us a way to restore hearing loss. However, hearing aids are a common form of treatment that help you reconnect to the sounds you’ve been missing. Causes of … Read More