A Link Between Hearing Loss and Heart Health

A Link Between Hearing Loss and Heart Health

When your body performs correctly, it’s like a well-oiled machine. Each part contributes to the overall well-being of an individual and when one part mis-fires, there can be a cascading effect. In the same way you get your physical, your vision checked, and practice good dental care, you should also be getting routine hearing exams at Pacific Northwest Audiology. Hearing healthcare is an important part of your overall health and well-being, though it is often overlooked because hearing is an “invisible” sense. In fact, hearing is related to many parts of your physical health – including your cardiovascular system. Heart …

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Sensitivity to Noise as We Age

Sensitivity to Noise as We Age

Time marches on and we notice everyday things start to change. We move a little slower, require more time to recharge and for some, sound seems to affect us differently. It’s not your imagination that some sounds seem louder than others and more annoying than before. Some noise issues, especially hearing loss, can and should be corrected with hearing aids. The first step to making sure you keep your hearing where it needs to be is to make an appointment for a hearing test at Pacific Northwest Audiology. Aging and Sound Changes Have you started a conversation with an older …

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Cognitive Benefits with Hearing Aid Use

Cognitive Benefits with Hearing Aid Use

Hearing loss doesn’t just affect you – it affects the people around you from social to family settings. They start making allowances for your hearing loss and, now, research indicates they also may have to start making allowances for your memory decline as well as the early onset of dementia. If you’ve been struggling with untreated hearing loss, you owe it to yourself as well as those around you to take care of your hearing. It starts with a simple hearing evaluation at Pacific Northwest Audiology. Call today for an appointment, your hearing is important! Hearing loss and cognitive issues …

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