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  • Socializing with Hearing AIds

    Can Hearing Aids Help Improve Sleep?

    Loss of hearing gradually develops as you age. According to statistics, hearing loss occurs in about 33.3% of people aged 65 to 75 in America. Hearing loss also occurs in half the population of people above 75 years of age. Hearing loss is hard to notice; the symptoms progress in severity the more you fail […]

  • Hearing Specialist During COVID-19

    Is It Okay To See A Hearing Specialist During COVID-19?

    If you have been procrastinating on your appointment to see a specialist as a preventative measure against the COVID-19 pandemic, you aren’t alone. The majority of people across the globe have chosen to stay at home and delay non-emergency medical attention while hoping for the pandemic to cool off. However, it’s vital to bear in […]

  • How to Wear a Face Mask

    How to Wear a Face Mask With Your Hearing Aids

    Wearing a face mask is one way we can all do our part in preventing the spread of COVID-19. They may help prevent those who have COVID-19 already from spreading the virus to others while also helping reduce the spread if widely used by the public. While face masks are a vital part in slowing […]

  • Untreated Hearing Loss

    The Dangers of Living With Untreated Hearing Loss

    Hearing loss can lead to many serious consequences if it is not treated and mitigated. Hearing loss can affect your social life, your health and also your emotional well-being. If you are experiencing hearing loss, what are the repercussions and how can you seek help? Changes to the Brain Hearing loss that is not monitored […]

  • Allergies and Hearing

    Can Allergies Cause Hearing Problems?

    The middle ear contains the tiny bones that conduct sound waves to the brain. It is connected to the back of the throat by a tube called the Eustachian tube which drains fluid from the middle ear. If the back of the throat swells due to allergies, the tube does too. As a result, the […]

  • Ask Your Audiologist

    5 Questions to Ask Your Audiologist

    When you are experiencing hearing issues, you go to your audiologist. They are there to assist in assessing your hearing and recommending devices that can enhance your everyday hearing capability. During your visit with an audiologist, you should ask these questions. What Will My Hearing Exam Be Like? If this will be your first visit […]

  • Understanding Tinnitus

    Understanding Tinnitus and How It Affects Hearing

    Tinnitus is one of the most bothersome ailments you can have and most often sounds like a ringing in your ears. For some, it goes on without a stop. For others, it can occur once in a while. Either way, it seems there is nothing that can help stop the constant noise. It affects nearly […]

  • Hearing Loss in Children

    Understanding Hearing Loss in Children

    Unfortunately, hearing loss in children is a significant health issue in the United States. Statistics compiled by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, sometimes abbreviated as the NIDCD, concluded that two out of every three children are born with some type of diminished hearing in one or both ears. Moreover, information compiled […]