October is Protect Your Hearing Month

It’s National Protect Your Hearing Month! This is a great time to learn more about how hearing works, what sounds can damage your hearing, and how you can protect your hearing. This October, join us in learning more about your ears and what steps you can take to protect your hearing health. How Hearing Works Let’s start by talking about … Read More

Advantages of Rechargeable Hearing Aids

Are rechargeable hearing aids worth the hype? The short answer is yes.  As a hearing aid user, you’ve probably gone through a lot of batteries as a hearing aid wearer over the years. Disposable batteries are small and only last a short time before being used up and discarded. As a result, hearing aid users frequently go through hundreds of … Read More

What to Ask During A Hearing Consultation

Have you decided to arrange a hearing test for your hearing health? That’s great news! We can assist you if you’ve admitted that your hearing isn’t as sharp as it once was and are ready to take the next step toward better hearing. Take some time to think about the questions you’ll ask during your hearing consultation before you come … Read More

Know Alzheimer’s Disease: Treat Hearing Loss in September during World Alzheimer’s Month

Know Alzheimer's Disease Treat Hearing Loss in September during World Alzheimer's Month(22)

Every September is World Alzheimer’s Month, an international campaign led by Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) to raise awareness, advocate for prevention and fight the stigma of this devastating degenerative brain disease. This September 21 is World Alzheimer’s Day — What are you planning to do to help combat Alzheimer’s disease? Understanding the Causes of Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s is a neurodegenerative disease in … Read More

Hearing Loss and Sleep

Hearing Loss and Sleep

Despite amazing advances in sleep research and understanding, it remains a quite mysterious phenomenon. We require sleep to rest our bodies and minds, and our brains don’t completely shut down while we sleep. Rather, they are working behind the scenes to process memories, to maintain autonomic bodily functions, and to restore the cognitive process of understanding the sensory world. Although … Read More

Hearing Loss and Sleep

Hearing Loss and Sleep

Sleep is an essential function of the brain, and researchers have been curious to understand how we are able to turn off our senses in order to rest our consciousness. With the eyes, it is a bit simpler. The phrase “get some shut eye” connects directly with this ability, and our vision is perfectly equipped to facilitate the mind in … Read More

Top Tips for Earwax Removal

Top Tips for Earwax Removal

How do you know if you need to remove your earwax? This question has a variety of answers, but the expert opinion should be left to your doctor. We know that earwax is unsightly and has an undeniable “gross-out” factor, but the substance is also crucial to ear health. Without earwax to provide a protective and moisturizing layer around the … Read More

Hearing Aids vs. Hearing Amplifiers

Hearing aids and hearing amplifiers appear to be the same thing on the surface. Both act to increase the volume of sounds to hear them even if you have hearing loss. However, these two devices are designed to serve very distinct objectives, and one is not a substitute for the other.  Let’s look at the distinctions between these two devices … Read More

Tinnitus Treatment Options

We’ve all experienced a brief ringing in the ears, a minor annoyance that we’re glad to see pass. Unfortunately, however, almost 1 in 5 Americans live with a constant ringing in their ears that never goes away. This condition is tinnitus, and it introduces a (sometimes) debilitating layer of complexity into people’s lives.  What is tinnitus? Tinnitus doesn’t exist in … Read More

Hearing Aids Can Improve Your Sense of Balance

If you are living with untreated hearing loss, it’s important to understand that it can affect more than your ears. Hearing loss hinders communication and this can have serious impacts on emotional health, such as chronic depression, anxiety and insomnia. Unfortunately, hearing loss is irreversible, but the good news is that hearing aids can help. By amplifying the sounds and … Read More