Hearing loss is often perceived as a condition that primarily affects one’s ability to hear and communicate. However, its impact goes far beyond auditory perception. In recent years, researchers have discovered a significant and somewhat surprising connection between hearing loss and an increased risk of falls. This connection is not just a mere coincidence but… Continue reading Exploring the Connection Between Hearing Loss and Falls
Tinnitus, often described as a ringing, buzzing, or hissing sound in the ears, affects millions of people worldwide. While it’s generally associated with issues in the auditory system, there’s a lesser-known form of tinnitus that originates from the somatic system, known as somatic tinnitus. In this blog post, we will explore what somatic tinnitus is,… Continue reading Understanding Somatic Tinnitus: The Mind-Body Connection
Tinnitus, often described as a ringing, buzzing, or humming sound in the ears, is a condition that affects millions of people worldwide. While it is commonly associated with exposure to loud noises or age-related hearing loss, recent studies have uncovered a surprising connection between the use of pain relievers and the development or exacerbation of… Continue reading The Surprising Link between Pain Reliever Use and Tinnitus
Our ears are remarkable organs responsible for both hearing and maintaining our sense of balance. However, like any part of our body, they can sometimes experience issues that warrant attention. One such concern is ear drainage, a condition that can range from mild and temporary to more severe and potentially indicative of an underlying problem.… Continue reading Understanding Ear Drainage: Causes, Symptoms, and When to Seek Help
Better hearing means better overall wellness Now is a perfect reminder to take care of your hearing health. A baseline hearing exam is essential inpromoting healthy hearing. It can help detect hearing loss early enough for your provider to treat itsuccessfully, preventing or reducing the likelihood of physical, mental and social healthcomplications from affecting your… Continue reading MAY is Better Hearing Month
HOW OFTEN SHOULD YOU GO FOR A HEARING TEST? It’s easy to take your hearing for granted when you can hear well and aren’t having any issues. However, there may come a day when you do start to experience hearing loss and aren’t sure what to do or where to turn. It’s good practice to get… Continue reading How Often Should You Get A Hearing Test?
HOW TO DEAL WITH A FAMILY MEMBER WITH HEARING LOSS? If a family member has hearing loss, there are lots of ways that you can help them to cope and make the best of their situation. Here are some easy ways to provide support to someone with hearing loss. LEARN WHAT IT’S LIKE TO LIVE… Continue reading How To Deal With A Family Member With Hearing Loss
Taking charge of your hearing loss by wearing hearing aids has been shown to: Reduce social isolation Improve relationships with your loved ones Reduce negative emotional consequences of hearing loss such as depression, anxiety, frustration, and loneliness Increase earning power by maintaining higher productivity at work Decrease embarrassing faux pas that occur when hearing is not… Continue reading HOW HEARING AIDS IMPROVE QUALITY OF LIFE!
For many people with hearing loss, the holidays can be especially challenging. While large family gatherings offer a wonderful opportunity to catch up with family and friends and family, holiday parties can be challenging for people with hearing loss. Here are some tips for to better enjoy holiday gatherings: FIND A QUIET… Continue reading Tips for enjoying your holiday gatherings
Socialize more with less effort this holiday season Hearing in background noise that includes holiday music, children playing, glasses clinking and more can be especially hard when you have hearing loss. Ask the host to lower the volume on the holiday music and make sure the room is well lit, so you can better see… Continue reading Holiday Hearing Hints