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

A Bigger Consequence of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a problem and a major inconvenience. It can make doing everyday tasks more difficult and even interfere with job performance. A study at the University of British Columbia has found another consequence to hearing loss, however, and … Read More

Slimming Down Can Reduce the Risk of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a big issue in the United States. About 48 million Americans (20%) report hearing loss of some kind. As we age, the percentages rise: approximately 33 percent of adults over 65 experience hearing loss. And will hearing … 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

The Hidden Link Between Hearing Loss and Snoring

For the more than 40% of Americans who snore while sleeping, there may be cause for concern: hearing loss has been linked to snoring in both the snorer and the bed partner of the snorer. Two types of research were … Read More

Could My Hearing Loss Be Making Me Tired?

Do you ever feel like you have less energy than others to be around people, in meetings, or for a leisurely night out with friends? If you suffer from hearing loss, there may be a reason for this: it’s called … Read More

Studies Find that Dementia May Be Linked with Hearing Loss

For many people, hearing loss is expected as a natural consequence of aging. Although it may present some inconvenience or difficulty in communication, it is not usually viewed as a major problem, and some people don’t worry too much about … Read More

How to Clean & Troubleshoot Your Hearing Aids

Hearing aids are very small, finely-tuned devices that require daily attention to work correctly. There are several tools that can be used to help clean and care for your hearing aids, including a battery tester, forced air blower, listening tube … Read More

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