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. … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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 … Read More

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. … Read More

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 … Read More

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. … Read More