Hypothyroidism & Hearing Loss

We are learning more every day about the relationship between hearing loss and other aspects of bodily functioning. Some conditions have a clear relationship, as is the case with hearing loss cardiovascular disease. We can clearly see how a depleted supply of oxygen can deprive the ears of what they need to do the work of hearing. Similarly, we can … Read More

Check Your Hearing This November for American Diabetes Month

You might already know a lot about diabetes. Maybe your doctor told you were at risk last year, and you have at least one family member who has diabetes. When you consider diabetes, you might think of heart problems, a diet, or the need to exercise more, but hearing loss is something you might not consider. Diabetes and hearing loss … Read More

The Benefits of Bluetooth Hearing Aids

When you think of hearing aids, what comes to mind? If you’re like many others, you might imagine a clunky hard plastic unit that sits in the curves of the outer ear. Hearing aid technology has advanced remarkably from the time of these models, and the latest use Bluetooth connectivity to provide a wider array of options than ever before. … Read More

October is Protect Your Hearing Month

THis month is all about protecting your hearing! Nearly 1 in 8 people of all ages have some degree of imapired hearing. Impacting over 48 million people, more and more young people are at high risk for hearing loss. The World Health Organization estimates that over 1 billion people globally (ages 12-35) are currently vulnerable to developing hearing loss due … Read More

October is Protect Your Hearing Month

It’s National Protect Your Hearing Month! This is a great time to learn more about how hearing works, what sounds can damage your hearing, and how you can protect your hearing. This October, join us in learning more about your ears and what steps you can take to protect your hearing health. How Hearing Works Let’s start by talking about … Read More

Advantages of Rechargeable Hearing Aids

Are rechargeable hearing aids worth the hype? The short answer is yes.  As a hearing aid user, you’ve probably gone through a lot of batteries as a hearing aid wearer over the years. Disposable batteries are small and only last a short time before being used up and discarded. As a result, hearing aid users frequently go through hundreds of … Read More

What to Ask During A Hearing Consultation

Have you decided to arrange a hearing test for your hearing health? That’s great news! We can assist you if you’ve admitted that your hearing isn’t as sharp as it once was and are ready to take the next step toward better hearing. Take some time to think about the questions you’ll ask during your hearing consultation before you come … Read More

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