The Link Between a Woman’s Diet and Hearing Loss

The Link Between a Woman’s Diet and Hearing Loss

As people age, many lose some of their hearing. Experts say that, of those over the age of 75, about half have hearing loss. Not being able to hear well can make it hard to communicate. That can affect relationships with loved ones, friends, and coworkers.  A new...
What is an Open Fit Hearing Aid?

What is an Open Fit Hearing Aid?

A new kind of hearing aid is an open-fit hearing aid. Small, open-fit hearing aids fit behind the ear completely.  A narrow tube is inserted into the ear canal, enabling the canal to remain open. There are two distinct types of open ear hearing aids: either the...
Helping a New Hearing Aid User to Adjust

Helping a New Hearing Aid User to Adjust

The day is here.  Someone you know who has trouble hearing and has finally decided to do something about their hearing loss.  Your job should be to make this experience as comfortable as possible.  It has probably been years since they’ve heard this well.  Below is a...
What is Tinnitus?

What is Tinnitus?

Tinnitus Explained Tinnitus is an abnormal noise in the ear experienced by nearly 36 million Americans.  Altogether, more than half the population has experienced ringing or buzzing sounds in the ear.  Approximately, 7 million Americans are so severely affected that...
Am I Too Young to Wear Hearing Aids?

Am I Too Young to Wear Hearing Aids?

The answer to this question is no.  No one is ever too young to wear a hearing aid. Age should never be a factor in deciding whether or not anyone is a candidate for hearing aids.  It is not uncommon for much older individuals to wonder if they’ve waited too long to...