Accepting the Reality of Hearing Loss

Accepting the Reality of Hearing Loss

When hearing loss first sets in the person who may have the most trouble admitting it is you. Most people on average wait seven to ten years from the time they suspect they have a hearing loss to finally seek treatment. There are many reasons why people put off treatment even though deep down they know they have a hearing …

Ways on How to Manage Tinnitus

Ways on How to Manage Tinnitus

Do you ever find yourself up at night in what should be silence only to be confronted with a persistent buzz or ringing in the ears? This is the symptom of tinnitus, a phantom sound with no external source. Often heard as a ringing of the ears, tinnitus can take on many forms including buzzing, humming, swooshing, roaring, or even …

Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline

Hearing Loss & Cognitive Decline

It’s normal for our cognitive ability to decline as we age. It usually starts in our mid 40s or 50’s and slowly continues. It’s typical for issues to surprise us as we age, such as sometimes forgetting details, taking longer to learn new things, and difficulty concentrating or focusing. People often mistake this decline with Alzheimer’s and other forms of …

Tips for Communication if you have hearing loss

Tips for Communicating if You Have Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can be an isolating condition. At first, it may not seem like a big deal when you mishear a friend or coworker. However, over time, your hearing loss will likely become worse, as it is a progressive condition and with it, your relationships, stress levels, and mood can become affected. The Hearing Health Foundation reports that around 80 …

How Untreated Hearing loss interferes with your relationships

How Untreated Hearing Loss Interferes with Your Relationships

At the start of a new year, we’re eager to begin on a fresh footing. When you look back to the year gone by, you might have some regret or even some painful memories about how things have gone in your relationships. At the dawn of 2022, you might be eager to set things straight and to mend some of …

Treating Hearing Loss Helps You Stay Socially Connected

Treating Hearing Loss Helps You Stay Socially Connected

Do you love to spend time with friends and family? Do you love to try new things and travel to new places?  Do you consider yourself an active person? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you must pay attention to your hearing health.  Hearing loss not only makes it difficult for you to hear but affects …

Nutrients that boost your hearing health

Nutrients That Boost Your Hearing Health

A lot of us have heard the phrase “you are what you eat,” which means it’s important to eat foods that help us stay healthy and fit. A healthy diet means a healthier heart, a lower risk of diabetes, preventing hypertension, and even an overall better sense of being. Not only this but there is another often less realized perk …

Working with hearing loss

Working with Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a widespread issue in the US workforce. In fact, the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) reports that 60 percent of those in the US who report some degree of hearing loss, are either in the workplace or an educational setting. With the understanding of just how common hearing loss is in the workplace, it’s reasonable to prepare …

Avoiding hearing test could make the problem much worse

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

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 …