Healthy Habits to Protect Your Hearing

[Those without a hearing loss might be difficult to imagine the impact it can have on their quality of life. But even a mild untreated hearing loss can adversely affect confidence, put a strain on strain relationships, close the door to career opportunities, and lead to a feeling of being isolated, which can lead to social withdrawal and depression. It … Read More

On March 3, Celebrate World Hearing Day by Checking Your Hearing!

[Every March 3rd, the World Health Organization (WHO) celebrates World Hearing Day as a way to raise awareness on how to prevent deafness and hearing loss and to promote ear and hearing care across the globe. WHO chooses a theme each year and in 2019, the theme is Check Your Hearing in hopes to draw attention to the importance of … Read More

Unexpected Causes of Hearing Loss

Unexpected Causes of Hearing Loss

Many people think about the risks of noise-induced hearing loss, and wear earplugs when going to a loud event, such as a fireworks show or concert. Occupational hearing loss is an ongoing issue, but most employees in noisy professions are required to wear hearing protection at work. But there are other, less obvious sources of noise than can do permanent … Read More

Identifying the Signs of Hearing Loss

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Did you know that hearing loss is the third most common medical condition in the United States? It affects approximately 20% of the population. In older populations, age 65 and older, one in three people experience hearing loss. This number rises to 50% for people age 75 or older. With these statistics, the reality is, most of us know someone … Read More