Living with Hearing Loss

  • 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 […]

  • Evolution of Hearing Aids

    The Evolution and History of Hearing Aids

    Hearing aids have been helping people hear well since the seventeenth century. People who need some help hearing clearly have benefited from these types of devices from ear trumpets to modern-day discrete devices. They are a type of hearing care that has been used by millions of people around the world. The Early Years of […]

  • Beltone DFW | Check Your Hearing on World Hearing Day

    Check Your Hearing on World Hearing Day!

    World Hearing Day is held on March 3rd each year. It is a day to promote hearing care and it is designed to educate the world on hearing loss. World Hearing Day is announced by the World Health Organization (WHO). There is a different theme each year, and this year’s theme is “check your hearing.” […]

  • Beltone DFW | Keep Your Memory Sharp by Caring for Your Hearing

    Keep Your Memory Sharp by Caring for Your Hearing

    Some degree of hearing loss is a natural part of aging. However when individuals suffer from more extreme levels of hearing loss, they often have other symptoms that affect their bodies. Things such as poor balance, anxiety, and even memory loss. Because of the slow rate of hearing loss, age-related memory loss usually sets in […]

  • 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 | Hearing Loss

    Can You Cure Hearing Loss With Surgery?

    The medical solution to hearing loss has always been the use of hearing aids. Although technology has improved hearing aids significantly, some people still find themselves suffering from hearing deficiencies – or they find themselves still straining to hear. Due to advancements in the medical field, hearing care may be moving towards a surgical solution […]