How Hearing Loss Interferes with Your Relationships

In most cases, hearing loss is extremely gradual. It happens so slowly that the loss is often quite difficult to identify. You may be surprised to learn that your relationships may be telling you about your hearing. If you’ve noticed a lack of connection with the people you love, or have begun to find conversations with your partner difficult or …

When should I update my hearing aids?

Technological and lifestyle changes as well as wear and tear on your hearing aids can dictate when you need to update. It certainly isn’t going to hurt giving Comprehensive Ear and Hearing a call and asking, “what’s new?” Here are some questions to ask yourself when you are thinking about whether it’s time to update your hearing aids. And, if …

Acknowledging the reality of hearing loss

Hearing loss affects all ages, but a growing number of adults are struggling to hear yet choosing to not get treated. Comprehensive Ear and Hearing is here and ready to help you acknowledge your hearing loss and get treatment. Tests are painless, hearing aids are amazing tiny technological wonders – call us and we’ll get you on the way to …

Study Finds that Subtle Hearing Loss While Young Changes Brain Function

Study Finds that Subtle Hearing Loss While Young Changes Brain Function

Researchers from Ohio State University recently stumbled upon some interesting research regarding young adults, hearing loss, and the link to dementia. The study found that hearing loss in younger adults – hearing loss so subtle that those who have it do not notice it – could potentially lead to dementia later on down the road. Lead researcher Yune Lee and …

Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Hearing Aids

Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Hearing Aids

What’s your favorite summer sound? Is it the chirp of crickets, 4th of July fireworks, thunderstorms, boats on the water, a bonfire crackling at an outdoor party, or waves crashing on the beach? Summer is a sweet time of year for the senses, a time to live in the present and enjoy the simple things. If you have hearing loss, …

A Potential Biomarker for Noise-Induced Hearing Loss is Identified

A Potential Biomarker for Noise-Induced Hearing Loss is Identified

The findings of an exciting new study were presented at the American Neurotology Society Annual Spring Meeting by researchers from UConn (University of Connecticut) Health’s Division of Otolaryngology. This study is the first of its type because it identified a potential biomarker for noise-induced hearing loss. In order to understand the findings, it is important to understand the basics first. …

10 Benefits of Treating Hearing Loss for Better Speech and Hearing Month

10 Benefits of Treating Hearing Loss for Better Speech and Hearing Month

It’s May, which means flowers are in bloom and birds are singing louder than usual. Can you hear them?  It’s also Better Speech and Hearing Month, which is the perfect time to empower yourself by learning more about hearing loss, as well as the numerous benefits of hearing loss treatment! For the month of May, the American-Speech-Language-Hearing-Association (ASHA) and other …

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 …