Hearing Tests

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...
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...
Dealing with Sudden Hearing Loss

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...
How Often Should I Have My Hearing Tested?

How Often Should I Have My Hearing Tested?

Many people have created a yearly routine of medical appointments to check up on their health.  You may be accustomed to annual vision tests, bi-annual dental hygiene exams, and yearly physicals. Many people forget, however, an important feature of their health —...