Know Alzheimer’s Disease: Treat Hearing Loss in September during World Alzheimer’s Month

Know Alzheimer's Disease Treat Hearing Loss in September during World Alzheimer's Month(22)

Every September is World Alzheimer’s Month, an international campaign led by Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) to raise awareness, advocate for prevention and fight the stigma of this devastating degenerative brain disease. This September 21 is World Alzheimer’s Day — What are you planning to do to help combat Alzheimer’s disease? Understanding the Causes of Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s is a neurodegenerative disease in … Read More

Hearing Loss and Sleep

Hearing Loss and Sleep

Despite amazing advances in sleep research and understanding, it remains a quite mysterious phenomenon. We require sleep to rest our bodies and minds, and our brains don’t completely shut down while we sleep. Rather, they are working behind the scenes to process memories, to maintain autonomic bodily functions, and to restore the cognitive process of understanding the sensory world. Although … Read More

Hearing Loss and Sleep

Hearing Loss and Sleep

Sleep is an essential function of the brain, and researchers have been curious to understand how we are able to turn off our senses in order to rest our consciousness. With the eyes, it is a bit simpler. The phrase “get some shut eye” connects directly with this ability, and our vision is perfectly equipped to facilitate the mind in … Read More

Top Tips for Earwax Removal

Top Tips for Earwax Removal

How do you know if you need to remove your earwax? This question has a variety of answers, but the expert opinion should be left to your doctor. We know that earwax is unsightly and has an undeniable “gross-out” factor, but the substance is also crucial to ear health. Without earwax to provide a protective and moisturizing layer around the … Read More

Hearing Aids vs. Hearing Amplifiers

Hearing aids and hearing amplifiers appear to be the same thing on the surface. Both act to increase the volume of sounds to hear them even if you have hearing loss. However, these two devices are designed to serve very distinct objectives, and one is not a substitute for the other.  Let’s look at the distinctions between these two devices … Read More

Tinnitus Treatment Options

We’ve all experienced a brief ringing in the ears, a minor annoyance that we’re glad to see pass. Unfortunately, however, almost 1 in 5 Americans live with a constant ringing in their ears that never goes away. This condition is tinnitus, and it introduces a (sometimes) debilitating layer of complexity into people’s lives.  What is tinnitus? Tinnitus doesn’t exist in … Read More

Hearing Aids Can Improve Your Sense of Balance

If you are living with untreated hearing loss, it’s important to understand that it can affect more than your ears. Hearing loss hinders communication and this can have serious impacts on emotional health, such as chronic depression, anxiety and insomnia. Unfortunately, hearing loss is irreversible, but the good news is that hearing aids can help. By amplifying the sounds and … Read More

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month

If you have found yourself recently struggling to hear the people in your life, there is a chance that it could be related to a hearing issue. With nearly 1 in 5 people in the US dealing with a hearing issue, it’s incredibly reasonable to keep track of your hearing health by scheduling annual exams. For nearly a century, the … Read More

Hearing Aids Can Help Single-Sided Hearing Loss

When hearing loss begins, each ear rarely loses hearing at the same pace. This creates the concept of “the good ear”, in which one ear hears better than the other. In these instances, people wonder if they only need one hearing aid instead of two. This problem is that in most instances, even though one ear may be stronger it … Read More

The Role of Ears in the Balance System

Most days we walk around and have a whole day without wondering how we stay upright. It is often not till we begin to have problems with keeping balanced that we wonder how this works in the first place. It is a complicated and seamless process to keep balanced which relies on the brain, our skin, joints, muscles, eyes and … Read More