Avoiding Hearing Tests Could Make the Problem Much Worse

Untreated hearing loss can take a toll on communication and overall health. Avoiding hearing tests not only worsens hearing impairment but also affects all aspects of daily life.  Impact of Avoiding Hearing Tests  Avoiding hearing tests and delaying hearing loss treatment can worsen impairment as well as the multifaceted effects that impact daily life. This includes:  Strained Communication. Untreated hearing …

How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

Hearing loss is one of the most common, chronic health conditions that people experience today. Though it is pervasive, impacting nearly 48 million people, it is often underdiagnosed. Hearing loss is an invisible condition that typically occurs gradually so people may not notice changes to their hearing health immediately. Additionally, there are numerous misconceptions and stigma associated with hearing loss …

Check Your Hearing This November for American Diabetes Month

Did you know November is American Diabetes Month? A life-long condition that impacts over 34 million people in the U.S, diabetes is a pervasive health issue. If you have diabetes or are prediabetic, it is important to also protect your hearing health. People with diabetes can be more than twice as likely to experience hearing loss, a recent study shows.  …