Did You Know Your Smoking Habit Can Affect Hearing Health?

A smoking habit has a long list of well-known risks to health, including respiratory problems, cancer and heart disease. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control) has estimated that about 40 million Americans smoke cigarettes, so this can have huge health … Read More

Hearing Loss Links You May Not Expect

You probably know what the common causes of hearing loss are. Loud noises, earwax build-up, aging and severe illness are all commonly-known causes of hearing loss. There are some lesser-known causes of hearing loss you may not know about, however. … Read More

Good News: Loop Systems are Becoming More Widely Available!

People with hearing aids sometimes struggle to hear well in public settings. Airports, busy office settings or movie theaters can become frustrating because of all of the background noise that can interfere with your hearing. Enter Loop Systems Some public … Read More

Springtime Is here! Are your Ears Ready?

Spring is officially here! With the changing of seasons we will soon enjoy warmer weather and blooming flowers all around us. As with everything, we get a little bit of good and not-so-good with this change, including rainy days, erratic … Read More

Vertigo Causes and Symptoms

Have you ever had symptoms of dizziness or issues with balance? If so, you may have been suffering from a temporary condition called Vertigo. Vertigo is a condition caused by issues within the inner ear. These issues may include calcium … Read More

Your Medications Could Cause Hearing Loss

Did you know that some over-the-counter and prescription medications on the market today can cause hearing loss? Not only that, but as the toxins from the drugs accumulate in your body, the damage worsens. It may be temporary, or in … Read More

Choosing a Quiet Restaurant in the South Bay

Going out to eat with friends can be a relaxing, enjoyable experience that draws people closer together and gives us an opportunity to really focus on those who are close to us. Whether it’s a family get-together for a special … Read More

Learning To Listen Better: Train Your Brain

When we think of hearing ability, we usually think it is our ears that do all the work, but that isn’t true: our brains actually do most of the hearing and understanding. Our ears bring noises in, but interpreting that … Read More

Gene Therapy and Hearing Loss: Hope for the Future

Worldwide, it has been estimated that one billion people will experience hearing damage or loss at one point in their lives. Hearing devices have helped people hear after damage has occurred, but until now there has been no cure. This … Read More

Smart Technology: The Future of Hearing!

Technology is everywhere we turn, especially here in Silicon Valley, the birthplace of modern technology. Our world is “smarter” than ever-with smart phones, smart TVs, smart watches and even smart electricity meters! Smart means that each device can communicate with … Read More

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