When hearing starts to decline, wearing a hearing aid may seem daunting and inconvenient. In reality, wearing hearing aids makes quality of life better. According to the American Association of Audiology, those with hearing loss that wear hearing aids experience a better quality of life than those..
Do you wear glasses? Do you require a nasal cannula for oxygen? Do you like to listen to music on headphones? Do you need hearing aids? The fact is, many people enjoy or need to wear other things around their ears, and when you need hearing aids, you might wonder if they will fit with your [...]
While exposure to a sound of 120 db or more can cause instant damage, noise-related hearing loss often comes from a lifetime of exposure to loud noises. However, preventing hearing loss is possible by following a few easy-to-remember guidelines.
It’s that sound you hear that has no external source. It’s a buzzing, ringing, whirring, howling, hissing, or some other sound in your ears. In other words, it’s tinnitus. Tinnitus can be extremely distracting and can cause poor concentration, insomnia, anxiety, depression, and irritability, especia
One of the major concerns many people have when buying hearing aids is if they start wearing hearing aids, their hearing loss will get worse. You might hear stories of people who wear hearing aids and, after a few weeks of doing so, they seem to have a harder time hearing without their hearing aids
If you’ve never been to an audiologist before, you may be feeling a bit apprehensive about going or unsure about what will happen. This is completely normal. However, it is much easier to calm these feelings if you have some information on what to expect when you go to your audiology appointment.
What’s it like to live with someone with hearing loss? Here’s a glimpse into a typical day in one household, neighbors of one of our employees. Meet Sharon and Jeff, a typical 55+ couple. “Hon, can you please put the laundry in the dryer?” I asked my husband while I made our lunch. My husband’s […]
Hearing aids are an investment in your quality of life and in your future, so you want them to work for as long as possible. That’s why proper hearing aid maintenance and care is so important. The better care you take of your hearing aids, the longer they will remain in proper working order.
Speaker 2: It is estimated that 48 million Americans are said to suffer from some form of hearing loss but as many as 80% of them won’t turn to hearing aids partly because of the high cost. There is a push to change that and one Chicago doctor is trying to lead the charge. Fox […]
Tinnitus is a sensorineural condition within your hearing pathway that triggers a sound that you hear, but has no external source. When your ear or auditory nerves are damaged, your brain sometimes compensates for the lack of sounds from the outside world by making its auditory system more active