November 2, 2018

Holiday gatherings with hearing loss

Whether you are preparing to host a special meal or attend holiday gatherings, this is an important time to catch up with loved ones. But what if hearing loss poses a challenge for communicating? When people gather it can be noisy. Especially if many people are speaking at the same time. Add in holiday music, restaurant chatter or a football […]
September 12, 2018

Can You Exercise Your Way to Better Hearing?

Every doctor has one prescription ready for patients: keep your body healthy through diet and exercise! This suggestion may include a diet full of plenty leafy greens or getting extra steps by parking the car a little further away from the office. Regardless of your method of staying fit, it has been proven time and time again that your quality […]
September 1, 2018

Sleep Apnea and Hearing Loss – What You Need to Know

In 2014, researchers presented a study1 at the American Thoracic Society International Conference on how sleep apnea can affect hearing. The fairly conclusive results discovered that sleep apnea negatively impacts a person’s hearing. In addition, the research showed that sleep apnea can cause both high and low frequency hearing loss. “What is sleep apnea?” Sleep apnea is when a person has […]
August 16, 2018

Think Your Hearing is Great?

You might want to check out your hearing, according to a recent study, reports NPR According to research, “If you think your hearing is just fine, think again. A federal study finds that about a quarter of people between the ages of 20 and 69 who think their hearing is good or excellent are in fact showing signs of hearing […]
August 14, 2018

What a hearing care provider can do for you

What prevents individuals from achieving better hearing? There are several answers. For many people, hearing loss seems to just sneak up slowly over time. Many do not even realize they have an issue until it becomes significant. And because it isn’t noticed, it isn’t mentioned at an annual physical, and even more time goes by without seeking help. In fact, […]
August 14, 2018

No Big Deal: Ending the Stigma of Hearing Loss

It’s no big deal! Really. After all, it’s 2018. So isn’t it time that we end the stigma related to wearing hearing aids and hearing loss? Since inclusion has become pervasive in today’s society, why not let go of any negative images of hearing loss? The Campaign for Better Hearing believes people of any age can have hearing loss and […]