January 15, 2019

Can Yoga Improve My Hearing?

Of course exercise is good for you! But can yoga help your hearing? Perhaps it can. Your hearing health can definitely benefit from a boost to your cardiovascular health. Get the scoop on how yoga improves hearing.
January 15, 2019

Is Hearing Loss a Sign of Dementia?

Hearing loss is linked to dementia. Addressing hearing loss has also been shown to improve an individual’s ability to communicate with others, preventing social isolation, which is a serious concern for people with dementia. Is hearing loss a sign of dementia? The Campaign for Better Hearing explains.
January 15, 2019

Is High Blood Pressure Linked to Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss is the fourth leading cause of disability in the U.S. and the third most prevalent chronic health condition facing seniors. Nearly half of people age 75 and older and approximately one-third of people ages 65 to 74 have hearing loss. In the next forty years, as the population ages, hearing loss is expected to nearly double. Recent research […]
January 15, 2019

Where Can I Find a Hearing Center Near Me?

The Campaign for Better Hearing is pleased to be part of an international association of hearing care centers with the goal of educating the public on hearing loss. Here in the United States, we have a network of hearing care providers from coast to coast. Read more on our participating providers and where you can find a hearing center near […]
April 3, 2018

How loud is too loud?

The louder the sound, the more damage it can cause to your hearing, and the quicker this damage will occur. Sound is measured in units called decibels. Any sound at or above 85 decibels can damage your hearing. Researchers have found that people who are exposed over long periods of time to noise levels at 85 decibels or higher are […]
April 3, 2018

Can hearing loss lead to deafness?

Although the nature of hearing loss can change over time, deafness is generally not the ultimate result. There are some important differences between deafness and hearing loss. Deafness is defined as having little to no hearing whereas hearing loss is a broad term encompassing all degrees of hearing impairment. Those who are deaf often rely heavily on lip-reading and/or sign […]