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Hearing Loss from Old Age

Hearing Loss from Old Age

Hearing loss in old age is medically known as presbycusis and should never be overlooked upon diagnosis.  If you have recently been diagnoses by presbycusis by a healthcare provider, you may be please to hear that about one-third of adults between the ages of 65...
Can Seasonal Allergies Cause Hearing Loss?

Can Seasonal Allergies Cause Hearing Loss?

With pollen counts quickly rising and all sorts of flowers and trees beginning to bloom, many people across the country are struggling with seasonal springtime allergies. While the usual side effects of allergies, including sneezing and breaking out in rashes, can be...
What to know when adjusting to hearing aids 

What to know when adjusting to hearing aids 

If you or someone you know is using hearing aids for the first time, be patient because they can take some getting used to. It will take time for your brain to adapt to its new perception of sound because your brain has to relearn the sounds that your hearing aid will...
Winter Weather & Hearing Aids

Winter Weather & Hearing Aids

Throughout the coldest months of the year, professionals recommend that you take extra precautions to ensure the safety and stability of your hearing aids. Winter comes along with low temperatures and extra moisture, both of which can take a toll on hearing aids....
How to Get Started with Tinnitus Sound Therapy

How to Get Started with Tinnitus Sound Therapy

Tinnitus is an incredibly common condition that is often known as “ringing in the ears.” Near 20 million Americans experience chronic tinnitus, according to the American Tinnitus Association, and about 2 million of these people experience especially extreme and...
What is Auditory Processing Disorder?

What is Auditory Processing Disorder?

Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) is a disorder that impairs an individual’s ability to cognitively process information that they have heard. The sensory system of hearing is not itself disturbed, but rather how the information goes from the ear to the brain to be...
What to know when adjusting to hearing aids 

Who Invented the First Hearing Aid?

For as long humans have been hearing, we have been dealing with hearing loss and therefore, trying to learn about the complicated ways that the ear works, and different ways to cope with the loss of hearing function. When you first receive hearing aids they may seem...
Six Habits to Establish to Prevent Hearing Loss

Six Habits to Establish to Prevent Hearing Loss

Hearing allows us to communicate with our loved ones, listen to music, be alerted to danger, and more. It is essential for both practical reasons and for living happily. Experiencing hearing loss can be challenging in a wide variety of ways. Fortunately, there are...
How to Get Started with Tinnitus Sound Therapy

Dealing with Sudden Hearing Loss

Waking up one day and realizing you are experiencing hearing loss can take an emotional toll on you. Unexpected change is always hard to cope with, especially when it potentially changes your life forever. Unfortunately, sudden hearing loss is not that rare. The best...
Hearing Loss and Dementia

Hearing Loss and Dementia

One lesser-known aspect of hearing loss is that it can help lead to dementia. Both are commonly known as maladies associated with aging, but they are probably also associated rather strongly with each other. Losing the ability to hear is very common as people...