Good to know about hearing and wellness

Hearing well means living well. Browse these short articles for tips, trends and tales on topics related to hearing.


March 19, 2019

How do I protect my ears when I fly?

You are packed and at the airport in plenty of time. After you visited the check-in counter, you navigated security without any hang-ups and made your way to the gate. You are ready to board the plane and head to your destination. However, you probably aren’t thinking too much about the noise level on the plane and whether or not […]
January 31, 2019

Can Prescription Medication Be Ototoxic and Damage My Hearing?

We’ve all taken prescription medication at one time or another. And if you are like most people, you probably didn’t think too much about the side effects at the time. But did you know that some medications can damage the ear? Some drugs may result in hearing loss, ringing in the ear or balance disorders. Drugs that are damaging to your […]
January 15, 2019

Can Yoga Improve My Hearing?

A new year typically means a new resolution. These promises that we make to ourselves, like getting back to the gym, don’t always feel like they have tangible benefits. But there’s science that shows regular exercise has benefits for your physical and mental health. It can even help with your hearing. Our sense of hearing isn’t something we tend to […]
January 10, 2019

Is Hearing Loss a Sign of Dementia?

Is Hearing Loss a Sign of Dementia? Some Baby Boomers may address their hearing with a series of simple questions: Can I hear my children when they call me on the phone? Yes. Can I hear the television? Check. Are my ears causing me discomfort (i.e. ringing, pain)? Nope. And that’s an adequate “test” for some Americans aged 60 and older. No harm. No […]
December 28, 2018

Is High Blood Pressure Linked to Hearing Loss?

When was the last time you had your blood pressure checked? It was probably within the past year, and most likely you can remember if it was high or within the normal range. But when was the last time you had your hearing checked? Typically, hearing loss starts around age 30 and increases progressively over the years. Since it often […]
December 28, 2018

Hearing Loss: Where Can I Find a Hearing Center Near Me?

Do you have trouble understanding conversations in noisy places? Do you often ask people to repeat themselves? Have family or friends told you to get your hearing checked? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, it is time to get a hearing assessment. You may be missing important sounds and not even realize it. Did you know that beginning at […]