DID YOU KNOW THESE THINGS ABOUT HEARING HEALTH?

We are constantly hearing things, so we take for granted not only being able to hear, but all of the things that we hear in a day. If you stop to just listen, you may hear things you never noticed … Read More

WHAT IS THE CAUSE OF TINNITUS?

If you have ever experienced ringing in your ears, you have experienced tinnitus. Tinnitus is an issue that can cause annoyance, inconvenience and even pain for the millions of people affected. Some people, however, do not have very noticeable symptoms. … Read More

HOW NOISE POLLUTION AFFECTS HEARING HEALTH

Noise pollution is bad: we all know that. The “noise-cancelling technology” in our headphones can filter it out, and if it persists, we can get into a really bad mood. Whether it’s a noisy neighbor, overhead noise from an airport … Read More

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

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

Childhood Hearing Loss: Identification and Treatment

As early as the first few months of life, hearing ability is crucial for development in children, especially in the areas of language and speech. Until recently, hearing issues in small children went largely undetected until the age of two … Read More

1 2