In the past, audiology was mainly a practice of trial and sometimes error. Doctors, scientists, and audiologists tried their best to create hearing improvement for various cases, using whatever technology they had at their disposal at the time. Today, audiologists are equipped with new technologies and methods to make hearing aid programming process more effective. Read more..
While one of the most prevalent ailments to plague Americans, hearing loss is often one of the most difficult to spot. Affecting over 30 million people in the United States, it is a common problem that ails people of all ages. But what are the signs of hearing loss? One main sign of both tinnitus Read more..
To many Americans, hearing loss remains a daily issue that they must deal with. What first starts as a minor inconvenience can rapidly turn into a significant problem, affecting your balance, quality of life, and relationships with loved ones. Healthy hearing is vital to physical and mental health. There are several ways someone can lose Read more..
Many people worldwide suffer from hearing loss, as it is one of the most common afflictions globally. However, many have no idea what causes their hearing loss until it’s too late. From continued exposure to loud sounds from a reaction to a prescription, many things can cause a person to lose his or her hearing. Read more..
Most people know that high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, can lead to various serious health problems, including cardiovascular disease and stroke. Nearly half of adults in the United States have hypertension or are taking medication for hypertension. Unfortunately, only about 1 in 4 adults with hypertension have their condition under control. But many Read more..
While hearing loss continues to remain one of the most common afflictions globally, many people are not aware of the frequency with which it affects those around us. Many people either don’t realize–or refuse to admit–they or a loved one have hearing loss. But sadly, hearing loss is known to affect high percentages of people Read more..
While the human body’s processes remain an enigma to most, scientific progress has revealed much to us about its inner workings over the last century. While most ailments throughout history have been attributed to supernatural or rudimentary causes, we now know why many common conditions have plagued humanity for generations. One of the most common Read more..
When most people think of a musician’s life, they think of sold-out shows and life on the road, a seemingly glamorous lifestyle. Caught up in all of the glory and fame affording to our area’s most recognized musicians, it is easy to forget about some of the lifestyle downsides. Musicians tend to enjoy loud music, Read more..
As we get older, many things about us begin to change physically. Simple tasks that once were easy become difficult. We don’t move as fast as we used to, and our senses seemed to be a bit dulled. One of the main things that tend to go as we get older is our sense of Read more..
While almost every parent takes an active role in their child’s development, sometimes unforeseen complications throw a wrench into those plans. It may be easy to spot more visible afflictions like a cold or a broken bone, but some pains dwell beneath the surface. One of the most common afflictions for children that are difficult Read more..