What Does It Mean to Have “Normal” Hearing?

We can’t help going through life continually comparing our own collection of information, life experiences, values, and viewpoints to the “normalcy” of others. For many things in life, ‘normal’ is in the eye of the beholder. However, as hearing loss is a scientific fact, we can come to a generally accepted conclusion as to what … Read more

Can Hearing Loss Affect Your Personality?

Hearing loss has a wide range of consequences. It’s hard to function normally when you constantly have trouble hearing, making it challenging to participate in discussions. Effective communication is crucial for navigating life’s challenges and maintaining relationships. Relationships, career, and hearing health are all impacted by hearing loss, but new research also suggests that hearing … Read more

October is Protect Your Hearing Month

Did you know that noise-induced hearing loss can affect people of all ages? Hearing loss caused by excessive noise can occur suddenly or gradually over time, and it is irreversible. The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) encourages everyone to learn about noise-induced hearing loss, a preventable type of hearing loss, during … Read more