How Hearing Loss May Affect Your Job

When it comes to your job, it is important to monitor the balance of your needs against the demands of the organization. Of course, we all sacrifice some of our creature comforts in order to work hard toward a goal, but this willingness to forgo the features of the good life can easily be exploited … Read more

Ease Tinnitus with Meditation

Those with chronic tinnitus will be familiar with the mental toll it can take. Particularly when we find ourselves in a quiet environment, such as while trying to fall asleep at night, the sound of ringing, buzzing, whirring, clicking, humming, or whistling in the ears can be the only thing on our minds. Many find … Read more

Link Between Stress and Hearing Loss

Research has demonstrated that many health conditions are linked to stress, but did you know that hearing loss and tinnitus can be added to that list? The link between stress and hearing loss might not make much sense to you, but they do seem to have an indirect connection through the heart and blood vessels.  … Read more

Chronic Tinnitus, Anxiety & Depression

If you have ever been at a loud sporting event, concert, bar, or restaurant, you might remember the experience of stepping outside into the relative quiet and noticing your ears ringing. That sound most likely went away after a little bit of time, and you must’ve felt relief to return to true quiet.  For those … Read more

Tips for a Successful Virtual Family Reunion

Virtual meetings have become the norm for many of us in 2020, and our family meetings might not be an exception this December. Whereas many of us might have traveled long distances in order to be in the same place for a family reunion, this year may find families shifting our gatherings to computer screens.  … Read more

Why You Should Talk about Hearing at Your Next Physical

Hearing loss is a condition that poses many challenges in everyday life. Not only can it become difficult to carry on a conversation or connect with loved ones, but simple interactions in public can become confusing. Simply engaging in a straightforward exchange with a stranger can transform into a challenging guessing game.  With these common … Read more

How to Prevent Hearing Loss & Reduce Its Impact

Back in March, we celebrated World Hearing Day by commemorating the ways that hearing health services have improved, as well as to raise awareness about the strides that remain necessary. This year, the European Parliament hosted a debate about the needs and priorities of the hearing health community. Some of the topics they discussed included … Read more

Strange Causes of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is incredibly common, particularly among older people. Most people who are fortunate enough to exceed the age of 70 will incur some kind of age-related hearing loss, and many others also experience noise-related hearing loss. Although we know a lot about how these two types of hearing loss occur, they are not alone … Read more