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 …

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 …

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 …

Acknowledging the Reality of Hearing Loss

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …