Yearly Archives

  • Hearing Loss

    Can Sleeping Pills Contribute to Hearing Loss?

    If you’re suffering from tinnitus, you’ll experience some ringing in your ears. For other people, it’s possible to experience some buzzing, clicking, roaring, humming sound, or hissing sound in the ears. Approximately 30 percent of adults suffer from tinnitus, and they’re at the risk of experiencing hearing loss. The Causes of Tinnitus and Hearing Loss […]

  • Hearing Loss

    Hidden Hearing Loss: What is It?

    It’s frustrating to have a hearing problem that isn’t detectable using standard audiology testing. Hidden hearing loss is an umbrella term used to describe all hearing difficulties that cannot be detected through regular testing. Although it’s daunting to detect and treat hidden hearing loss, people who have noticed a drastic change in their hearing health […]

  • Exposure to Radiation

    Can Long Exposure to Radiation Cause Hearing Loss?

    Prolonged radiation to the ear or brain can cause hearing loss. If you have ever been exposed to radiation for over ten years, the risk of developing hearing problems is high. It may damage your cochlea or acoustic nerve, causing sensorineural hearing loss. It can as well damage your sensory hair cells, leading to hearing […]

  • Cruise Vacation

    How to Enjoy Your Cruise With Hearing Aids

    Taking a cruise is a popular choice for those looking for a fun vacation because they provide plenty of entertainment while taking you to a beautiful destination. Since cruise lines tend to get a lot of older guests, cruises make sure to accommodate those with hearing difficulties. However, you will still need to make a […]

  • Family Vacation

    Family-Friendly Vacations With Hearing Loss

    There is nothing better than spending quality time with your family. Watching the next generation of young kids have a good time simply cannot be beat. A great way to give them an experience they will never forget is by going on a fun vacation. You may be hesitant to take a trip when dealing […]

  • Traveling with Hearing Aids

    Tips and Tricks for Flying With Hearing Aids

    As you get used to your new hearing aids, you’re likely going to have a lot of first-time experiences with them. For example, when traveling for vacation or business, you may be facing a plane ride for the first time with your hearing aids. Understanding the basics of hearing aids and airplane assistance can help […]

  • Enjoying the Beach with Hearing Aids

    As the summer heat rolls around, many start to taste the smell of saltwater on their breath. For many, a much-awaited beach trip is finally within their grasp. However, if this is your very first year heading to the beach with hearing aids, there are a few things that you’ll need to know. Water can […]

  • New Hearing Aids

    Getting Used to Wearing a Hearing Aid

    Getting hearing aids for the first time is guaranteed to be an exciting time in your life. You will finally be able to hear sounds clearly again after years of struggling with your hearing. Suddenly hearing sounds at full volume can be a little jarring on the body and brain. It also takes time to […]

  • Allergies and Hearing

    Can Allergies Affect My Hearing?

    It is currently estimated that roughly one-third of the population deals with allergies regularly. This adverse reaction occurs when the immune system creates antibodies when coming in contact with something that should not harm the body. Everyone knows the typical allergy symptoms include itchy skin, nasal congestion, and sneezing, but there is a chance that […]