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It’s essential that we all get enough sleep at the end of each day. Sleep allows your body recharge its batteries and helps you recover from your day-to-day activities. A lack of sleep is linked to a series of health concerns, and many people struggle to establish a consistent sleep cycle. A common issue is that you wake up at

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Hyperacusis is a condition that results in an increased sensitivity to certain sounds. People with hyperacusis may find ordinary sounds to be excessively loud, irritating, and even painful. While the underlying cause of hyperacusis is not fully understood, it is thought to involve changes in the way that the brain processes sound. There is no cure for hyperacusis, but there

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Do you ever feel like there’s pressure in your ear? It might be mild, or it might be so severe that it’s hard to hear. You may also experience some dizziness, ringing in the ears or a feeling of fullness. If any of this sound familiar, you’re not alone. Many people experience pressure in their ears at some point in

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Americans are living in a world that is constantly filled with noise. Our lives are full of sound, from the cars we drive to the machines we work on or pass by during the day. For some people, this can be detrimental to their hearing health and impact their moods as well! Thankfully, there are many ways for these individuals

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For many people, the idea of wearing a hearing aid is embarrassing. They are uncomfortable with the stigma that surrounds them. But with hearing loss affecting more than 36-million Americans, it's time to rethink these old attitudes and understand how modern technology can offer solutions for those who experience hearing loss. What Is the Stigma Surrounding Hearing Aids? The stigma

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Protection of the ears is a responsibility that many people neglect! However, there are various reasons why it is vital to protect your ears from loud noises. This article will explain three things you should understand about hearing loss and hearing protection. What Causes Hearing Loss? There are two main causes of hearing loss: noise exposure and aging. Noise Exposure:

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You can do so much with apps, from controlling your home security, washing machine, lights and so much more. With the help of a smartphone, you can use apps to help improve the performance of your hearing aids. Hearing aids are electronic devices that you wear on your body, and they make sounds louder for you without changing how they

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There's a lot of things in life that you may take for granted. Hearing is one of them, and when it becomes impaired, it can be challenging to adjust. If you find yourself in this situation with your child, the best thing to do is consult an audiologist to see what type of hearing aid might suit them best.  Tests

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A lot of people don't know that there are a variety of treatments for sensorineural hearing loss. This condition is often caused by a malfunction in the hair cells in the inner ear and can lead to difficulties with understanding speech or following conversations in noisy environments. The good news is that there are many options available for treating this

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Wondering about hearing protection or looking to book an appointment with an audiologist? Here is a list of commonly asked questions and answers that you might find useful.  What are the common causes of hearing loss?  Hearing loss can occur through many different reasons, for example, the degeneration of the body over time, exposure to loud noise, or involvement in

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Hearing loss is something that everyone can experience, and it can’t always be avoided. There are many different ways someone might end up experiencing hearing loss for themselves, but you can slim that chance by knowing what you should look out for. It might surprise you to hear that weight gain can, in fact, cause hearing loss. While it doesn’t

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With the summer arriving, a lot of new concerns and questions are coming with it. When it comes to hearing aids, you should know that there’s a lot of additional information that you need to know before you expose them to the world. They’re not indestructible, and they’re likely to become damaged if you don’t know how to properly take

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Tinnitus is described as a ringing, buzzing or whooshing sound you hear when there are no external sounds. Tinnitus can affect one or both of your ears. It creates an uncomfortable situation, which to some extent can affect your day-to-day activities. It is essential for you to closely monitor your hearing for such ringing and act on it promptly before it

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It’s tempting to assume that hearing loss only affects your ears. After all, it feels as if it should be limited to the area of the body it impacts the most. However, recent research highlights that this isn’t the case. As it happens, falls and accidents are more likely with hearing loss, too. For lots of people, this is bad

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Hearing aids are excellent additions to your life if you deal with hearing loss . One minute you are isolated and ashamed that you can’t keep up with a conversation and the next your social life is buzzing again. For the millions of people experiencing a downgrade in their hearing, this is essential as it prevents loneliness and mental health

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When we love someone, we want what is best for them throughout their lives no matter what, and this often includes health checkups and treatments for illness. If you have a loved one who has a hearing impairment or another health condition you may have wondered what you can do to convince them to go to the doctors and get

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It has been well known for a long time that our diet has a huge impact on our health in more ways than we realize. When trying to make a positive change to your life and be healthier overall, diet is often an area of focus. Did you know that your diet can impact your hearing and your sight?  Many

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If you’re experiencing hearing loss , wearing hearing aids can be a fantastic way to enhance your listening experience. However, it’s important to ensure you get the best hearing device for your needs. With so many different styles available , it’s easy to get swept up by the range of options on offer. To make things easier, look at these

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Hearing issues are surprisingly common among the American population. In fact, statistics by the US Department of Health and Human Services show that two or three in 1,000 children have detectable hearing loss, while 15% of adults aged 18 and above have reported experiencing hearing loss at some time.  But how do we hear? Hearing happens when soundwaves travel to

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In general, hearing impairment is classified as a disability , depending on the hearing loss severity . This is very important as it has a lot to do with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Social Security Regulations. Under the act and regulations, a person can be granted some protection depending on their hearing impairment or disabilities. Under the

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