Knowing the facts about tinnitus can help ensure that those who suffer from it are able to manage their symptoms in the best possible way. Here are six common myths about tinnitus to stop believing. read more
According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), approximately 615,000 people in the United States are currently diagnosed with Meniere’s disease, and 45,500 cases are newly diagnosed each year. So, what is Meniere’s disease...
We all know how the weather can affect our energy bill, our clothing choices, and even our moods. But have you ever stopped to consider how the weather can affect your hearing aid? read more
The CDC estimates that 22 million Americans are at risk for noise-induced hearing loss in the workplace. However, this type of hearing loss is preventable. read more
Phones, tablets, computers - in today’s world, we are constantly “plugged in.” Hearing aids of the past often limited the wearer’s access to these personal devices. For example, in order to use a music player while exercising, you would have had to remove your hearing...
Of course, when we see a loved one suffering with tinnitus, it’s natural to want to help. It’s hard to watch a loved one suffer. It’s hard to understand what we can’t see, or in this case, what we can’t hear. read more
It’s no secret that hearing aids can do more than just improve hearing. They can help with balance, anxiety, and general quality of life. However, what many people don’t realize is that there is a connection between hearing loss and brain health - specifically memory - that is becoming more and more apparent over time. read more
There’s no doubt that you benefit greatly from using your hearing aid. Your day-to-day life is easier, you have less anxiety about not being able to hear, and you can enjoy your favorite activities again. Your hearing aid is a delicate device and taking proper care of it now can ensure that these benefits last for years. Here are a few ways to maintain your hearing aids and extend their lifespan. read more
Sometimes hearing loss comes on suddenly and can be obvious to the person that his or her hearing has been impaired. In other cases, hearing loss can come on gradually and emerge slowly. Those who are suffering may have trouble recognizing that they have hearing loss...
While most people with hearing loss have success with hearing aids, there are some people with severe to profound hearing loss for whom hearing aids are not beneficial. For these people, a cochlear (koe-klee-er) implant may be the best option for better hearing. What...