Those with hearing aids are aware of the constant struggle to find the hearing aid that works for them. With a wide variety of options available from various locations, the choice can sometimes be extremely overwhelming. However, a straightforward goal remains for those looking for the right hearing aid: to hear easily and clearly. One Read more..
One constant worry for many Americans is whether they’re losing their hearing. From watching loved ones struggle with hearing loss to hearing buzzing noises after a loud concert, many people find themselves wondering when and if their hearing might start to go. Many people (wrongly) assume that hearing loss only affects those in the later Read more..
One of the most overlooked conditions in the world today, tinnitus plagues more than 50 million Americans around the nation. Ranging from a mild annoyance to a complete rehabilitation, tinnitus affects everyone differently. Because it affects everyone different, the treatment options are limited and often require personalization. Tinnitus is when you experience a ringing, buzzing, Read more..
Tinnitus is one of the most common ailments in the nation, affecting over 45 million people in the United States. In decades past, experts had many tinnitus treatment methods, but only a few have survived. So while researchers and doctors continue to search for viable treatment methods, a few have jumped out as being most Read more..
While many people worldwide focus on atmospheric or land pollution across the world, they sometimes overlook the ever-important noise pollution. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), it’s one of the most dangerous environmental threats to health. Drivers honking horns, groups of workers drilling the road surface, aircraft flying over us in the sky are Read more..
Since the COVID-19 onset, kids are spending time in front of a screen or listening to music more than usual. Most experts agree that some extra screen time right now isn’t going to do permanent damage to our kids—if we dial it back again when everyday life resumes. However, one thing that could damage them Read more..
While the technology for hearing impairment remains better than ever, you can sometimes experience problems with hearing aids or other hearing devices. This is not uncommon, but luckily, you can do many things to get your devices up and working again. However, often a simple question remains: should I replace my hearing aids or simply Read more..
Perk up your ears! It’s probably a saying you’ve heard at least once or twice in your lifetime. The saying comes from watching animals of all types move or perk their ears when they hear something new or interesting. Think about your dog or cat (or horse or monkey, etc)–when you whistle or call their Read more..
Dealing with hearing loss often follows a set course—realize you are struggling to hear, visit your local hearing clinic for a hearing evaluation, and receive hearing aids. The problems start when it comes to the hearing aids part of this equation. For one thing, hearing aids can be expensive, as they are sophisticated hearing devices. Read more..
While in the middle of a tinnitus flare-up, it can come off as insensitive and potentially insulting to imply that all you need to do is ignore it. That’s what some individuals think it means when tinnitus habituation—also called tinnitus retraining therapy—is mentioned as a treatment for tinnitus. However, learning to tune out the ringing Read more..