Most people can easily rattle off several symptoms of anxiety, from shallow breathing to hot flashes to sweaty palms. Did you know, however, that long-term stress can actually cause hearing loss? It’s about that fight-or-flight response we experience when faced with stressful situations. Our bodies release a burst of hormones, spurring our heartbeat to speed Read more..
David Giles has suffered with hearing problems and tinnitus symptoms for years after a firework exploded too close to his ear. Finding a solution to his frustrating symptoms was a lifelong struggle as the common forms of treatment weren’t helping. Many people, like David, suffer from ear damage leading to a persistent ringing in their Read more..
Even with the Fourth of July being celebrated this year on a Wednesday, there is still plenty of activities to attend in celebration of America’s Independence Day. But what are you going to do to protect your hearing? As your local Las Vegas hearing experts, we want you to have a great time on the Read more..
Most of us know that listening to loud music, noisy event centers, foregoing hearing protection around heavy machinery, and other high-volume environments can cause hearing loss. But one of the more surprising culprits behind hearing loss is one that people may not think to protect against. That culprit is ototoxicity. What Is Ototoxicity Ototoxicity is Read more..
On June 21, you can celebrate World Music Day. This holiday was created in 1982 and launched in France with the original name Fête de la Musique. The celebration is meant to mark the mid-summer solstice with free concerts and musical events. But if you are struggling with hearing loss, your enjoyment of music may Read more..
Like all forms of technology, hearing aids need regular maintenance to stay in top performance. Yet, sometimes issues outside of regular maintenance may cause the hearing aids to not work or at least, not work to their optimal capacity. So, to help those who own hearing aids, we have created a quick troubleshooting guide for Read more..
Some people receive their hearing aids and expect that they will instantly have their hearing back to what it was before their hearing loss. However, this is not the case. While hearing aids are excellent devices, it takes times to rehabilitate your hearing to become accustomed to interpreting sounds from your hearing aids. Hearing Loss Read more..
As more scientific resources are dedicated to understand and cure dementia, more information as to the causes of dementia are made available. One surprising piece of information which has been discovered is the strong link between dementia and hearing loss. Hearing Loss Can Speed Up Cognitive Decline Several studies have noted that hearing loss has Read more..
Mothers often put everyone else’s needs before their own, making Mother’s Day an important reminder to focus on mom. If you have noticed that your mother may be having a harder time following conversations, then it may be a sign that she is due for a hearing evaluation by hearing experts. Hearing Evaluations Are Important Read more..
At the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, major hearing aids manufacturer Widex is holding a conference May 3-4, 2018, to roll out a new kind of hearing aid. According to Widex, the new hearing aid technology they developed has the potential to become the new gold standard for hearing aids. As leading providers of hearing aids Read more..