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

How to Protect your Ears and Prevent Hearing Loss

Hearing damage is permanent and irreversible, so it’s very important to prevent or slow hearing loss by any means possible. Here are a few ways to protect your ears now and preserve your hearing health for the future. Adjust the … Read More

Can Ear Buds Damage Your Hearing?

Ear buds are convenient, inexpensive, and ubiquitous: everywhere you look you can see a child, teen or adult using ear buds to privately listen to music or talk on the phone. They are a great way to listen to your … 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