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

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

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 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.  …

Addressing Hearing Loss May Improve Care of Older Adults

Hearing loss is often thought of as an isolated health problem, but more and more we are finding that healthy hearing is a key component in our total wellness. One key example of this that is finally being better understood is how our ability to hear can impact our health outcomes. Studying hospital patients, new research is showing that older …

Facts & Fictions about Hearing Loss

We use our sense of hearing all day, every day and it is critical to how we understand and interact with the world. Despite this, misconceptions about hearing health are rampant in our culture. To protect your hearing from hearing loss, and to know when to treat a hearing issue, education is key. Let’s take a look at some common …

October is Protect Your Hearing Month

When your hearing is healthy, it is easy to take it for granted. Our hearing helps us instantly respond to the world around us. When all is well, that’s great, but when there is an issue without hearing it truly comes into focus how much we depend on our hearing in everyday life. This October is officially Protect Your Hearing …

Head Injuries & Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a serious issue affecting approximately 48 million people in the US alone. There are several things you can do to protect your hearing loss and they do not only revolve around exposure to loud noise. While advanced age and noise induced hearing loss are the most common causes of hearing damage, other causes include infection, exposure to …