BALANCE DISORDERS, DIZZINESS AND YOUR HEARING HEALTH

Balance disorders and dizziness, often caused by inner ear issues, may soon be diagnosed and treated with an MRI magnet. Researchers at Johns Hopkins discovered in 2011 that an MRI’s magnetic field has a strong pull on the fluid in … Read More

HEARING AIDS: TWO ARE BETTER THAN ONE

Often when diagnosed with hearing loss, one ear may have more severe hearing damage than the other. Because hearing aids can carry a significant cost, we are often asked if two hearing aids are really necessary. The answer is an … Read More

WHERE DID HEARING AIDS COME FROM?

Modern hearing aids are remarkable: small enough to hide inside of your ears, yet they can allow you to hear even when your ears fail you. If you have ever been stuck somewhere without the use of your hearing aids, … Read More

TRAVELING THIS SUMMER? “HEAR” SOME TIPS!

For most people, travel is a fun, exciting way to relax and see new places. For people who use hearing aids, however, traveling can be a little bit more complicated. Traveling for the Hearing Impaired Unanticipated difficulties can include problems … Read More

Going to a Concert? Grab the Earplugs!

Summer is a time of sun, fun and outdoor festivities like concerts and festivals. Once you get to a concert, however, you may remember how loud those concert speakers can be: in excess of 100 decibels! Noise that loud risks … Read More

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 Twice as Likely for Diabetics

Hearing loss has many well-known causes: excessive noise, otosclerosis, Meniere’s disease, and aging. Did you know that Diabetes is also a leading cause of hearing loss? Recent research has discovered that diabetics are about two times as likely to have … 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

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