In the News: Former Miss MI Advocates for People with Hearing Loss

In the News: Former Miss MI Advocates for People with Hearing Loss

KT Maviglia is a former 2014 Miss Michigan beauty pageant winner, a current model, YouTube sensation and marketing expert, who was also diagnosed with hearing loss when she was in the fourth grade. Sitting in her Detroit elementary school classroom, KT stood out. She was beautiful and kind, but was also behind the learning curve and often mispronounced words or …

A Noisy Workplace Could Harm Your Health

A Noisy Workplace Could Harm Your Health

Part of living a life includes a little wear and tear on our systems. It’s just a matter of putting miles on this body we’re cruising around the world in. It’s up to us to protect our bodies in order to maintain our healthiest levels of functioning for the longest amount of time possible, while maintaining a balance that allows …

Comprehensive Ear and Hearing - Why Pretending to Hear Doesn't Help

Why Pretending to Hear Doesn’t Help

Fake it till you make is good advice. Sometimes. Unfortunately, when it comes to hearing loss, pretending to hear doesn’t do very much to help. In the best-case scenario, you get away with it and walk away with your deep secret protected: your hearing loss prevented you from a hearing a word that was said. But that also means that …

Comprehensive Ear and Hearing - Going Digital with Your Hearing Aids

Going Digital with Your Hearing Aids

Hearing aids have come a long way, baby! Today’s digital hearing aid offerings are literal light years away from those that our grandparents wore. As the entire world around us changes thanks to the computer age, so have our hearing devices. We saw the first fully digitally programmable and processing circuit come onto the market in the mid-nineties. Today, all …

Comprehensive Ear and Hearing - Nutrients That Boost Your Hearing Health

Nutrients That Boost Your Hearing Health

A balanced diet rich in nutrients is good for our overall health and well-being. Did you know that certain nutrients can help boost your hearing health as well? As the third most common medical condition in the United States, hearing loss follows arthritis and heart disease. Affecting 20% of the population, hearing loss often occurs gradually and over a long …

Comprehensive Ear and Hearing - Great Things to Hear this Valentine's Day Near Grand Haven

Great Things to Hear this Valentine’s Day Near Grand Haven

At Comprehensive Ear and Hearing, we are committed to serving the Grand Haven community of Michigan. We believe that treating hearing loss and promoting hearing health is an important part of healthy relationships. Now in February, love is in the air. Treating hearing loss is more than bolstering your own hearing health – it helps sustain your most important relationships. …

Comprehensive Ear and Hearing - Things to Consider When Buying New Hearing Aids

Things to Consider When Buying New Hearing Aids

Whether you are new to hearing aids or you are an experienced wearer, buying new hearing aids right now is an exciting time. Technological advances in hearing technology has given us an array of styles and features, providing a natural and seamless listening experience whatever your hearing abilities. The most important thing to keep in mind when it comes to …

This New Year, Get Fit with Oticon

This New Year, Get Fit with Oticon

Healthier living is the number one most commonly chosen New Year’s resolution for Americans. In fact, 21.4% of Americans surveyed reported weight loss and improved fitness as their most pressing resolution, according to Staticsbrain.com (https://www.statisticbrain.com/new-years-resolution-statistics/). Luckily for those who currently use or are thinking about using Oticon Opn hearing aids, keeping this resolution may be easier than ever this year. …

Comprehensive Ear and Hearing - The Connection between Cold Weather & Hearing Loss

The Connection between Cold Weather and Hearing Loss

Here in Michigan, we’re no strangers to cold weather. Living here, we know how to stay warm all winter long, between chats by the fire and layering up on clothing. Of course, the winter weather often brings along more vulnerability to colds and flus, especially for those less-than-hardy immune systems. Did you know that cold weather could also affect your …

Comprehensive Ear and Hearing - Great Things to Hear around Ottawa County, MI This Holiday Season

Great Things to Hear around Ottawa County, MI This Holiday Season

At Comprehensive Ear and Hearing, our team is committed to reconnecting you to the people and sounds in your life. This holiday season, there are so many exciting things to hear around Ottawa County, from Grand Rapids to Holland, Michigan. Here are some of our picks for festive family events this month. Nationwide The Nutcracker is performed during the holiday …