Hearing Loss is an Important Part of Caring for Your Health as You Age

Hearing Loss is an Important Part of Caring for Your Health as You Age

Our bodies go through incredible transformations as we age. Some of these changes occur in small steps, such as our metabolism slowing down or our energy levels decreasing. When it comes to these changes, the classic remedies of diet and exercise are key to prolonged health long into our later years. Some of us experience a change in our sleeping habits as we grow older, as well. While some find it difficult to fall asleep, others of us can’t keep our eyes open past sunset. When we have trouble sleeping, there are healthy habits we can put into place to …

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Hearing Loss Affects More than Your Ears

Hearing Loss Affects More than Your Ears

A recent study has found ample evidence that hearing loss is related to many negative health outcomes. We have known for some time that hearing loss is connected to anxiety, depression, and cognitive dysfunctions such as dementia and Alzheimer’s. Yet, a recently study published in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery gives more evidence as to the relationship between hearing loss and co-morbidity conditions. With more than 50% of adults over the age of 60 experiencing hearing loss, these related health outcomes cannot be ignored. Though hearing loss is a troubling condition on its own, these other conditions make it even …

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Start the Year Off Right with an Annual Hearing Test

Start the Year Off Right with an Annual Hearing Test

I don’t know about you, but I love the opportunity for a fresh start. Those of us who have the tendency to set unrealistically high standards for ourselves tend to get bogged down in negative feelings and disappointments. Self-criticism is a nasty game, and it’s easy to walk down that road when you set your standards too high. Anyone who can relate with these feelings will understand the blessing of a fresh start. Turning the page to a new year offers this feeling to many of us, taking the opportunity to reimagine our lives as a blank slate. Resolutions Are …

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