Best Hearing Aids of 2020

The right hearing aid, professionally fitted, can make a world of difference when it comes to your hearing loss. Many companies are manufacturing hearing aids these days that are so small and discreet that no one else would know that you’re wearing them. Others are packed with all the features you need to make your life more convenient and enhance …

Nutrients That Boost Your Hearing Health

What foods we choose to put in our body can make a huge impact on our mind and our body. This is because many foods are rich in important minerals that nourish our total health. Minerals are found in the earth, in rocks and soil. They are absorbed by plants and animals, which ingest the plants to provide our meals …

How Hearing Loss Interferes with Your Relationships

Communication is the cornerstone to any healthy relationship, amongst friends, family, co-workers and your significant other. It’s the casual conversation just as much as engaging discussion that makes us feel connected to one another. Inside jokes, conversing about shared hobbies and comfortable ramblings, build closeness. When someone is dealing with a hearing loss, our most relied tool for communication is …

Nutrients That Boost Your Hearing Health

It is important to understand that what we choose to put in our bodies plays a huge role in our complete mental and physical health. A healthy diet reduces our risk of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and even some cancers. The minerals in certain foods are important for our …

Celebrate World Alzheimer’s Month with a Hearing Test!

It is common to forget things sometimes, but as age this could be a symptom of a very serious condition. Alzheimer’s is the most common type of dementia, makes up 90% of all dementia cases. It is a devastating brain disease, making it difficult for those affected to complete basic aspects of self-care, mobility and memory.   Most commonly appearing at …

Working with Hearing Loss 

Over 40 million people are impacted by hearing loss in the U.S. This chronic condition affects various aspects of life, including job performance. If your hearing is impaired, it is imperative to be aware of your rights at work and ways you can best manage your professional responsibilities. Additionally, there are useful strategies to protect your hearing health from further …

Avoiding Hearing Tests Could Make the Problem Much Worse 

Most of us have experienced not immediately dealing with a health concern, hoping that if we avoid it long enough, it will subside. This can be particularly harmful if you are experiencing a chronic medical condition like hearing loss. Because hearing loss often happens gradually, it can be overlooked and ignored for quite some time. Gradual impairment combined with the …

Addressing Hearing Loss May Improve Care of Older Adults

One in three people over 65 and half of all seniors over 75 deal with age related hearing loss, making it the most common cause of this condition. The dangers of untreated hearing loss are a serious concern for seniors.  While depression, self-isolation, and lack of physical activity will affect anyone negatively, seniors with untreated hearing loss particularly struggle with …

Talking about Hearing Loss: Why Your Disclosure Method Matters

Have you been finding it hard to understand people recently? Do you have to ask people to repeat themselves and have trouble hearing certain pitches? Hearing loss can sneak up on the best of us and can be hard to accept.  One important step in dealing with your hearing loss is accepting you have a problem. Only then can you …

Investing in Your Health: Treating Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is not rare, especially as you age. It is estimated that hearing loss affects 1 in 3 people over the age of 65 in the US alone. While it may be tempting to think of hearing loss as only an ear issue, this condition, if ignored, can affect so many aspects of your entire health. In the case …