Comorbidities of Hearing Loss

Comorbidities of Hearing Loss

You may think that hearing loss is an isolated health concern, but the reality is that hearing loss has many comorbidities. These could be the cause your hearing loss, or your hearing loss can make your existing conditions far worse. If you’ve been living with hearing loss, don’t fall into the trap of thinking that it’s no big deal, or …

Sensitivity to Sound As We Age

Sensitivity to Sound As We Age

Have you noticed any changes to your hearing recently? As we age, our sensitivity to sound changes as well, and younger and older adults experience sound very differently. This increased sensitivity to sound could help explain why seniors sometimes have a harder time hearing in complex listening environments than younger adults, and don’t enjoy spending time in places with a …

In the Loop: Get the Most out of Your Hearing with Hearing Loop Technology

In the Loop: Get the Most out of Your Hearing with Hearing Loop Technology

Hearing technology has become more and more advanced in recent years, and it’s never been easier to hear. When it comes to getting the most from your devices, hearing loop technology will give you a whole new hearing experience in large venues. What is a Hearing Loop? Hearing loop technology is an ingenious way to help you hear. The audio …

The Latest Tech in Hearing Aids

 If you’ve been excited to try out some of the latest tech in hearing aids, there’s never been a better time than right now. While many people overlook hearing loss, and choose to live with poor hearing rather than seeking treatment, your hearing is far more important than you think, and affects every area of your life. The Importance …

Hearing Aids Can Help Single-Sided Hearing Loss

Hearing Aids Can Help Single-Sided Hearing Loss

Do you have single sided hearing loss? If you’ve been struggling to hear from one ear, you may be unsure if hearing aids will help you hear. You don’t want to invest in hearing devices if they won’t help your single sided hearing loss, and since your hearing loss seems to affect only one ear, you might be hesitant to …

How to Prevent Swimmers Ear

How to Prevent Swimmers Ear

Summer is here, which means high temperatures and cooling off by the pool! This is a good time to be aware of swimmer’s ear. If you and your family spend a lot of time by the pool cooling off, you could be risking the health of your ears, or suddenly find yourself in a lot of pain. Here are a …

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Hearing Aids Can Improve Your Sense of Balance

Hearing loss affects more than just your ability to hear sounds. If you have hearing loss, you’ll soon notice that it affects your relationships with friends and loved ones, and you struggle to follow conversations. You don’t accomplish tasks as quickly as you used to, and sometimes you’re concerned for your safety when you don’t hear important warning sounds in …

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Hearing Aids vs. Hearing Amplifiers

Wondering if you should invest in hearing aids? You might have a friend using a hearing amplifier, and it seems to work well for them. They’re a cheaper option, and you may think you’ve found an easy solution to your hearing loss. While hearing amplifiers do serve a specific function, they’re not recommended for those with hearing loss! Before you …

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Ear Candles: Effective or Dangerous?

Have you felt like your ears are plugged, or that you might have a build up of earwax in your ear canal? Do sounds seem muffled, and does if feel like all the sounds around you have been turned down a notch or two? You may have hearing loss, and need to seek help from a hearing health specialist, but …

The Role of Ears in the Balance System

Are you living with hearing loss? Do you find yourself straining to hear, or struggle to follow conversations? Perhaps you’ve recently notices problems with your balance that have you concerned for your overall health and wellbeing. Not only do your ears help you hear, they’re also responsible for your balance, and if you have hearing loss, you might discover that …