Living with Hearing Loss

  • Selective Hearing

    Is Selective Hearing Real?

    When you were young did your mother ever complain that you or your siblings had selective hearing? For example, she might ask you to do the dishes and then, 20 minutes later when they weren’t done, she would ask why and you would tell her that you didn’t hear her. Most parents don’t believe their […]

  • Hearing Loss and Water Exposure

    Hearing Loss and Water Exposure

    Swimming is a healthy and fun activity, but if you’re not careful, you could end up with potential hearing loss from exposure to water. Whether you prefer a dip in a pool, ocean or lake, here are some facts and tips on hearing care that you should know. Water Carries Bacteria Bacteria can be found […]

  • 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 […]