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 …

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 …

How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships 

Effective communication is the foundation for healthy relationships as well as navigating personal and professional responsibilities. Hearing loss, an increasingly common medical condition, can significantly strain communication which impacts all aspects of a person’s life. Impaired hearing is the third most common chronic health issue that adults experience. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, nearly …

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 …

Things People with Hearing Loss Wish You Knew

Unlike many disabilities that are easy to visually identify, hearing loss is referred to as an invisible disability. Though invisible it is important to be informed about this disability and the best way to accommodate people who struggle with this very common issue. With almost 48 million people in the U.S. alone affected by hearing loss, people’s needs around this …

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 …