Hearing Loss

  • 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 […]

  • Can Heart Disease Cause Hearing Loss?

    Heart health remains an important factor in everyone’s daily life. But did you know that your heart’s health can affect your hearing as well as many other significant areas of your well-being? Read on to learn more about hearing loss and heart disease. Does Heart Health Affect Your Ability to Hear? Recently, researchers discovered that […]

  • Communication

    How Hearing Loss Affects Communication

    Hearing loss is a significant issue in the United States. Statistics compiled by the National Institute of Health reveal that roughly 20 percent of America’s population age 12 and older has some form of diminished audio capacity. Hearing is vital to optimal communication and those who experience it often have difficulty expressing themselves effectively. At […]

  • Hearing Loss

    Are Hearing Loss and Dementia Related?

    Hearing loss is a major health issue for elderly individuals. Information compiled by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, sometimes abbreviated simply as NIDCD, claims that a third of all Americans between the ages of 65 and 74 have some type of hearing loss, and one-half of all Americans over age 75 […]

  • Hearing Loss When Using Headphones

    Tips to Prevent Hearing Loss When Using Headphones

    Listening to headphones does not have to negatively impact hearing. By taking a few precautions, you can avoid any possible hearing damage when wearing headphones or ear pieces. No matter your age or gender, hearing loss can become a problem for those who listen to sound directly. Why Listen to Headphones? Headphones not only provide […]

  • Age-Related Hearing Loss

    Why Treat Age-Related Hearing Loss

    Hearing loss is a normal part of the aging process. In fact, researchers have found that as many as one out of every two persons ages 65 and older experience some type of audio-related disturbance. That said, individuals should not dismiss hearing difficulties as old age and fail to address the issue. At Beltone Dallas […]

  • How to Cope with Hearing Loss

    Though the chances of experiencing hearing decreases with age, hearing loss is a serious issue for a significant number of people. Research compiled by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communications Disorders (NIDCD) estimates that 15 percent of American adults deal with some level of hearing loss. There are coping methods to hearing loss […]

  • Early Signs of Hearing Loss

    Early Signs of Hearing Loss

    One of the reasons why hearing loss is such a big problem is that it develops gradually. In fact, it often happens so slowly that most people are unaware that they are losing their hearing until it starts to seriously affect their lives. If you want to protect yourself from hearing loss, look for some […]

  • Is Hearing Loss Hereditary?

    Hearing impairment is becoming a common problem because of lifestyle habits and the general amount of noise people encounter in their daily lives. Some impairment of hearing is due to work noise and listening to loud music on a regular basis, but other types of hearing loss are associated with genetic factors. Today’s hearing care […]

  • Noise Induced Hearing Loss

    What is Noise-Induced Hearing Loss?

    Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) impacts many people around the world, yet it isn’t discussed that often. Statistics show that roughly 1 in 4 people are impacted by NIHL. There are several important things to know about NIHL and how to prevent it. What is Noise-Induced Hearing Loss? NIHL occurs when a person’s hearing is damaged […]

  • Who is Affected by Hearing Loss?

    In an increasingly industrialized society, hearing loss has become an incredibly common condition for people of all ages. Fortunately, advances in hearing aid technology are creating many great treatment options for issues related to hearing loss. Here are just a few groups who are at risk for hearing issues, and why the right treatment plan […]