Tips for Communicating with Hearing Loss

Tips for Communicating with Hearing Loss

If you live with someone who you believe has hearing loss, communication can be frustrating. You may find yourself having to repeat yourself more often than not. You may find them to often seem disengaged when you are speaking and conflict over the volume of the television, and stereo can become a common fixture in your day.  It is important …

How Untreated Hearing Loss Interferes with Your Relationships

How Untreated Hearing Loss Interferes with Your Relationships

It is estimated that there are currently 48 million people living in the US with this condition of all ages, making this all too common of an issue. It not only affects the ears but the people in your life. If you or someone you love is dealing with hearing loss, then you may already understand the great strain that …

Understanding Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is any hearing loss that is caused by sound. When most of us think of NIHL, we think of veterans of war or rock stars– people who have been exposed to especially loud sounds. While it is true that occupational hazards are often the cause of NIHL, the problem is not confined to battlefields and concert …