January 2, 2018

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 foul. No formal assessment from a team […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 22, 2019

What Causes Ears to Ring?

You’ve probably experienced “ringing in your ears” or muffled hearing after a concert, sports event or maybe even on the job. At the time, you most likely didn’t realize that the ringing was a temporary injury to your ear called spontaneous tinnitus. It occurs after excessive noise exposure and typically lasts a few minutes. However, prolonged exposure to loud sounds […]