Conductive Hearing Loss: Signs, Causes, and Treatments

Conductive Hearing Loss: Signs, Causes, and Treatments

Conductive hearing loss is a specific type of hearing impairment that takes away the ear’s ability to take in sound from the middle and outer ear. The sound that comes through with conductive hearing impairment is almost always muffled and hard to distinguish. As sensorineural hearing impairment is found in the inner ear, conductive is found during the process of … Read More

Ear Infections & Hearing Loss

Ear Infections & Hearing Loss

Ear infections are more prevalent in children than in adults, although untreated hearing loss in adults can be more serious. Infections of the ear in adults should be carefully diagnosed and monitored by a qualified physician to lower the risks of complications. There are certain factors, which put some people at a higher risk of contracting ear infections compared to … Read More

Can Hearing Loss Be Cured?

Can Hearing Loss Be Cured?

Hearing loss cannot be cured, but through the use of hearing aids, the condition can be treated. Loss of hearing occurs as a result of reduced ability to perceive sounds. A hearing impairment makes it difficult to acuity to sounds. In the United States, about 15 percent of the people above 18 years of age often report some level of … Read More

All About Hearing Protection

All About Hearing Protection

Many of us take our hearing for granted, with the majority of people not thinking about what it may be like to lose our hearing until the process starts. As a result, few people take the time and effort into ensuring that our ears are protected, especially when it comes to noise. Failing to do so can be quite a … Read More

September is World Alzheimer’s Month

September is World Alzheimer’s Month

 Alzheimer’s is a disease that early detection is critical. The earlier the discovery, the better the chance of benefitting from the doctor prescribed treatment and participating in clinical trials. What is Alzheimer’s disease, and what are some of the early signs to look for that signal Alzheimer’s disease? What is Alzheimer’s Disease? Alzheimer’s is a disease that affects your memory … Read More

Hearing Aids Keep You Happy, Healthy, and Wealthy

Hearing Aids Keep You Happy, Healthy, and Wealthy

The average adult in the U.S. waits five to seven years before seeking help with their hearing loss, the sooner we do this the better, as hearing aids are one of the best investments toward a better future. Learning that you have hearing loss can be difficult to accept, especially later in life. It may be daunting to change your lifestyle and … Read More

In the Loop: Get the Most out of Your Hearing with Hearing Loop Technology

In the Loop: Get the Most out of Your Hearing with Hearing Loop Technology

Have you been hearing about hearing loop technology and wondering what it is and if this technology could benefit you? Here we take a look at hearing loop technology to help you discover if hearing loop technology is right for you. What is a hearing loop? A hearing loop also referred to as an audio induction loop, is a type … Read More

Sensitivity to Sound as We Age

Sensitivity to Sound as We Age

As we age, we begin to notice everyday things start to change. We move a little slower, require more time to recharge and for some, sound seems to affect us differently. You are not just imagining that some sounds seem louder than others and more irritating than before. By exploring differences in the way younger and older adults respond to … Read More

Coming to Terms with Your Hearing Loss

Coming to Terms with Your Hearing Loss

A growing body of research indicates that people with untreated hearing loss may be at an increased risk of depression. Depression is a common mental disorder that affects an estimated 350 million people worldwide, according to the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH). Depression can be a devastating illness that can be successfully treated. Unfortunately, depression—like hearing loss—often goes unrecognized … Read More

When Should I Update My Hearing Aids?

When Should I Update My Hearing Aids?

If you’ve had hearing aids for a couple of years now, you probably know what an invaluable tool they are in every aspect of your life. You already know the importance of your hearing aids functioning at their highest capacity, but like anything your hearing aids life span is not infinite. How does one know when it is time to … Read More