Hearing Health

  • Meniere's Disease

    Can Hearing Aids Help with Meniere’s Disease?

    The inner ear is not only important for hearing. The labyrinth, a fluid-filled part of the inner ear adjacent to the cochlea (the hearing organ), is a critical component of our vestibular system, which works with our visual and skeletal systems to maintain our balance. When the inner ear is damaged or is operating dysfunctionally, […]

  • Audiologist questions

    Questions to Ask Your Audiologist

    Hearing impairment: It’s happening to hundreds of millions of people across the globe. If you’re starting to lose your hearing, though, it’s not the end of the world. An audiologist may be able to help you. Talking to a professional audiologist may be intimidating, but it’s important to ask questions and work with them to […]

  • Airplane Ear

    What Exactly is Airplane Ear?

    Airplane ear, also known as ear Barotrauma, Barotitis Media or Aerotitis Media, is stress that is sustained in the eardrum and middle ear tissues. When air pressure in your middle ear and the air pressure of the atmosphere are out of sync, it causes the eardrum to be pushed inward, limiting the eardrum capability to […]

  • Beltone DFW | Occupational Hearing Loss

    Occupational Hearing Loss

    Exposure to high frequency noise in the workplace is a common cause of hearing loss. This type, known as occupational hearing loss is often the result of over stimulation of hearing cells from loud or repeated noises such as heavy machinery, gun shots, air planes, etc. This can lead to long term or permanent damage […]

  • Beltone DFW | Get the 411 on Ear Candling

    Get the 411 on Ear Candling

    Ear candling is a procedure in which candle wax is used to aid in the removal of ear wax. However, there are certain types of candles that were created with this procedure in mind. Ear candles are hollowed out and use cone-shaped fabric that is coated with either paraffin wax, soy wax, or beeswax. The […]

  • Beltone DFW | Hearing Loss Prevention 101

    Hearing Loss Prevention 101

    Over five percent of the world’s population has some type of hearing issue. Hearing issues can occur because of exposure to loud noises, age, illness, and other factors. Here are some factors that affect hearing, and what you can do to prevent it. Loud Noises Fifteen percent of Americans between the ages of 20 and […]

  • Beltone DFW | Headphones

    How Headphones Can Damage Your Hearing

    There are a few different contributors when it comes to hearing loss. One of the most overlooked causes would be the use of headphones or earbuds. Earbuds can be seen as damaging because of its closer location to your eardrum, however any regular headphones played at a significant volume and length of time, can cause […]

  • Beltone DFW | Hearing Loss

    Reasons You Need Hearing Protection

    Hearing is an essential sense. However, many people are not really aware of the critical role our ears play. They thus take this sense for granted. Most of them wait to experience hearing complications so as to start seeking medication. Our lifestyles matter a lot as far as hearing care is concerned. The way we […]

  • Beltone DFW | Hearing Health

    Protect Every Part of Your Ear

    Millions of people throughout the world suffer from hearing loss. While some symptoms of hearing loss are caused by age, others are caused by exposure to loud noises, excessive earwax, and more. It is never to early to start caring for your hearing health. Here are a few things you can do to care for […]

  • Beltone DFW | Hearing Loss

    5 Links To Hearing Loss

    When trying to find what caused something, we often go with what seems to be the most obvious. For most of us, it just doesn’t make sense to look out of the box. Sometimes though, subtle signs may give us a hint to gaze towards the unexpected. 1. Heart Disease A research was done on […]