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

The Connection between Cold Weather and Hearing Loss

The Connection between Cold Weather & Hearing Loss

Here in Michigan, we’re no strangers to cold weather. Living here, we know how to stay warm all winter long, between chats by the fire and layering up on clothing. Of course, the winter weather often brings along more vulnerability to colds and flus, especially for those less-than-hardy immune systems. Did you know that cold weather could also affect your … Read More

Great Things to Hear around Ottawa County, MI This Holiday Season

Great Things to Hear around Ottawa County, MI This Holiday Season

At Comprehensive Ear and Hearing, our team is committed to reconnecting you to the people and sounds in your life. This holiday season, there are so many exciting things to hear around Ottawa County, from Grand Rapids to Holland, Michigan. Here are some of our picks for festive family events this month. Nationwide The Nutcracker is performed during the holiday … Read More

Hearing Loss, Alzheimer’s Disease and Cognitive Health

Just in the past decade scientists have found a disturbing link between hearing loss and the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.

Did you know that November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month? Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating form of dementia that gradually corrodes memory, cognition, and behavior patterns in those whom it affects. Although incurable, some medicines and treatments are currently in use to mitigate the onset and effects of Alzheimer’s disease, which is the most common form of dementia today. Just … Read More

Why Treating Hearing Loss is an Important Investment

Why Treating Hearing Loss is an Important Investment

Hearing loss is a serious medical issue, one that plays an integral role in our quality of life and overall health and shouldn’t be overlooked. Unfortunately, it often is. On average, people take seven years from the time they first notice hearing issues to the point where they seek help for their hearing. However, procrastinating on a hearing exam can … Read More

How Earbuds Could Damage Your Hearing

How Earbuds Could Damage Your Hearing

The workings of our auditory system are surprisingly delicate, though we sometimes take healthy hearing for granted. Used to our bodies just showing up and doing what is asked of them, it’s easy to forget that it’s also our job to assist and protect them. That’s why paying attention to the ways we treat our ears is paramount. Something as … Read More