As an Invisible Condition, Hearing Loss Often Goes Ignored

As an Invisible Condition, Hearing Loss Often Goes Ignored

Hearing loss is one of the most pervasive health conditions people experience today. Impacting nearly 48 million people, the number of people with hearing loss is expected to grow exponentially. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 1  billion people (ages 12-35) globally are at an increased risk of developing hearing loss due to loud … Read more

All About Assistive Listening Devices

All About Assistive Listening Devices

There is a range of diverse technologies designed to maximize hearing in different environments. If you have hearing loss, you likely utilize hearing aids to provide critical support as you navigate daily life. In addition to hearing aids, there are other types of devices that make spaces (and activities) more accessible for people with impaired … Read more

A Link Between Gout & Hearing Loss

A Link Between Gout & Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a pervasive medical condition that nearly 48 million people navigate. It is estimated that 1 in 5 people have some degree of hearing loss in one or both ears. A chronic and permanent health condition, hearing loss produces a range of symptoms that reduce a person’s capacity to absorb and process sound. … Read more

Headphones & Hearing Aids

Music lovers are often the most pleased by the results of hearing aids. Whether attending a concert or listening to records in the comfort of their own homes, hearing aids not only raise the volume of the world but they also replace the frequencies of sound that have gone missing, creating a more balanced way … Read more

Meditation Could Help Alleviate Tinnitus

Those who have chronic tinnitus live with a constant, persistent, or recurring sound that originates from within the body. Without an external stimulus for the sound, it can feel like that inescapable sound is following you around everywhere you go. Those who have tinnitus have higher rates of anxiety and depression, making hearing health experts … Read more

Support an Active Lifestyle with Hearing Aids

One of the most common misconceptions about hearing aids is that they are bulky and inconvenient devices that only aging adults experiencing hearing loss wear. However, hearing aids are incredibly advanced pieces of technology that maximize hearing for people of all ages who navigate any degree of impaired hearing. These hearing instruments have benefitted from … Read more

Hearing Loss Among Millennials & Gen Z

A common misconception about hearing loss is that it only impacts older adults. But people of all ages can and do experience impaired hearing. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), an estimated 10% of Millennials have some degree of hearing loss. Additionally, the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that 43 million people … Read more

Building Connections | May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

This May brings Better Hearing and Speech Month! Organized by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), this campaign is invested in raising awareness about communication disorders and effective solutions that transform health. One of the most common medical conditions that impacts communication is hearing loss. It is estimated that nearly 1 in 5 people have some … Read more

Myths About Hearing Aids

When considering treatment for your hearing loss, many preconceived notions can come to mind. Your first image of hearing aids might even be drawn from a bygone era when they worked quite differently than they do now. Along with our assumptions of how hearing aids work, we also have our own hang-ups about what hearing … Read more