Acupuncture for Hearing Loss & Tinnitus: Does it Really Work?

Acupuncture for Hearing Loss & Tinnitus: Does it Really Work?

Hearing loss has become a common problem that is affecting almost all people of all ages across the world. The hearing problem is not only affecting the health of an individual but also the social and economic life of a person. It is, therefore, reasonable to treat hearing loss regardless of the type and its severity. Many patients who have … Read More

Studies on Hearing Loss & Injuries

Studies on Hearing Loss & Injuries

Hearing loss is a common problem that affects millions across the United States. However, this common condition can cause unwanted, and sometimes dangerous, side effects if it is left untreated. If you or a loved one is suffering from hearing loss, you may experience these side effects firsthand. Thankfully, there are treatment options available to those who are experiencing hearing … Read More

Hearing Loss Cures of the Past

Hearing Loss Cures of the Past

The first recorded hearing loss assisting device dates back to 1550 BC. It was in Ancient Egypt. The treatment consisted of injecting olive oil, bat wings, goat urine, ant eggs, and red lead into the ears. Although the “cure” was recorded no information was offered as to what it did or didn’t do to the patient. One can only wonder … Read More

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