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...
The Connection Between Your Ears and Your Heart

The Connection Between Your Ears and Your Heart

Audiology neuroscience researcher Raymond Hull, Ph.D., of Wichita State University,  analyzed the work of scientists spanning 84 years and 70 different research studies and found that cardiovascular health affects the ability to hear.  Dr. Hull reports that the...
The Connection Between Diabetes and Hearing Loss

The Connection Between Diabetes and Hearing Loss

According to the National Institute of Health, approximately 15% of American adults (37.5 million) aged 18 and over report some trouble hearing. A plethora of conditions has been linked to hearing loss including, social isolation, depression, mental decline, and...