Ensuring That Your Meetings are Accessible to People with Hearing Loss

Ensuring That Your Meetings Are Accessible to People with Hearing Loss Dealing with hearing loss is a struggle that can frustrate the strongest person. Hearing devices are great and they improve the quality of life of the hearing impaired. But even with hearing aids, there are some issues at times. And, many of those who should be using hearing aids … Read More

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

Celebrate May with us at Comprehensive Ear & Hearing and get a hearing test. Yes, really, that would be a great way to celebrate because The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association has long designated May as Better Speech and Hearing Month. This year’s theme is “Communication Across the Lifespan.” From infancy to adulthood, sounds enrich our lives and just generally work to … Read More

Hearing loss before 50 may mean higher risk of drug and alcohol issues

Hearing loss has widespread impacts and implications. It is important, no matter what your age, to take care of your hearing and get routine evaluations at Comprehensive Ear and Hearing. It is also important to recognize that the isolation and frustration from hearing loss can cause effects that we don’t necessarily think about, especially in young people. While many choose … Read More

The Causes of Acquired Hearing Loss

[As a condition that affects 38 million Americans, hearing loss is one of the most common health concerns. But there is still some way to go to fully understanding how and when it develops. Researchers are still working hard to figure out what makes us lose our hearing, and how best to prevent and treat the condition. According to the … Read More

Symptoms of Memory Loss Could Actually Be Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is not an isolated medical situation that only impacts your ability to hear. Studies have linked hearing loss to both our overall physical and mental health as well. With hearing loss comes the heightened chances of falls and hospitalizations, as well as declined mobility. It even impacts our mental well-being, leading to social isolation and even depression. Recent … Read More

Add an Annual Hearing Test To Your New Year’s Resolutions!

It’s a new year, it’s a new day, and for many of us that means making resolutions that improve our lives. Instead of simply resolving to work out more, eating healthier, or learning a new skill, why not add a resolution that will directly impact our health: test your hearing. Believe it or not, many of us may have unhealthy … Read More

Understanding the Degrees of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can be caused by many different factors, from genetics to the natural process of aging to exposure to sudden or prolonged loud sounds. At the same time, hearing loss does not affect all people in the same ways. Hearing health professionals have therefore devised ways of testing hearing loss and ways of measuring the levels of hearing loss … Read More

A New App Helps People with Hearing Loss Travel

If you could go anywhere, where would you go? For many people with hearing loss, where you want to go often doesn’t aligned with where you feel you can go. Managing a disability, especially an invisible issue like hearing loss can make travelling somewhere unfamiliar become a daunting prospect rather than an exciting adventure. Now, a new app is trying … Read More

As an Invisible Disability, Hearing Loss Often Goes Ignored 

Hearing loss is a huge health issue in the U.S. but often people facing hearing challenges choose to ignore the issue rather than confronting it. Although hearing loss takes an obvious toll on our quality of life, mental health, and physical well-being, hearing loss is mostly regarded as invisible and ignorable. Hearing loss is not helped by the fact that … Read More

How Hearing Loss Interferes with Your Relationships

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 … Read More