Your ears can reveal a lot about your overall health. It is important to pay attention to other signs that your body might be trying to tell you. In the first article of this two-part series, we review the first five symptoms to pay attention.
Hearing loss affects people of all ages and backgrounds. It is an assumption that it can only affect people that are constantly surrounded by noise, but even in quiet offices many people silently suffer from hearing loss. Many people hide their hearing loss from their coworkers, which can lead to uncomfortable situations if you can’t understand what someone is saying to you.
When a young child wears hearing aids, how do you know that they are hearing everything they should be in the classroom and socially? Children, more than adults, often get distracted and don’t pay attention when someone is talking to them or the group they are a part of.
High-frequency hearing loss is a condition where people have difficulty hearing sounds in the 2,000 to 8,000 Hertz (Hz) range. People who have this type of hearing loss have a hard time hearing the consonants s, h, or f. They may also have problems understanding female and children’s voices as well as birds or a high-pitched beep of the microwave or washing machine. People may not understand why they can hear certain sounds more than others.
May is better hearing and speech month (BHSM) so that we can raise awareness about hearing and speech problems nationwide. Here at Sound Hearing Care we are dedicated to providing Upstate patients with life-altering treatment for their hearing issues.
Approximately 50 million Americans suffer from Tinnitus. It is often a loud ringing or buzzing heard in your ears and is a sign of hearing damage. The sounds can range from mildly disrupting to extremely exasperating.
Your hearing aids make your life easier and more enjoyable. The investment you put into them shouldn’t be at risk by improper usage, which includes charging your hearing aids. Review some of these best practices so you can take care of them properly.
Whether you are choosing your first hearing aid or your fifth, deciding on one that you will be happy with for several years can be overwhelming. When you meet with a hearing care professional, it is good to go over all of your options to determine which will be the best for your hearing loss, lifestyle, and style. Read more to learn about the questions you should ask yourself when choosing a hearing aid.
Going to the dentist is something that many people dread, but for tinnitus sufferers it can become a nightmare. Even just a simple dental cleaning can cause anxiety with the tool’s dentists use. Scraping away plaque, drilling tools, and keeping your jaw open for a long time can be extremely uncomfortable.
Did you know that untreated hearing loss can affect your physical and mental health?When you have hearing loss, it not only changes how you hear the world around you, but it can also affect other parts of your body when left untreated for too long.
When was the last time you sanitized your hearing aids? Your hearing aids collect moisture and debris daily, and if you don’t clean them regularly, they become a breeding ground for bacteria. Find out how how often you should clean your hearing aids with this blog post.
Every March, friends and family gather to watch their favorite college basketball teams compete in the March Madness tournament. For people with hearing loss, that can be challenging hearing the announcers whether watching the games at home or in a sports bar.
If you have ringing or buzzing in your ear, you probably suffer from tinnitus. If you’ve spoken with your doctor about tinnitus solutions and you were probably told that there is no cure. While that is true, there is still help out there to help you manage and receive tinnitus relief.
World Hearing Day is held each year on March 3 to raise awareness on how to prevent hearing loss, tinnitus, deafness, and how to care for your ears. The Office of Prevention of Blindness and Deafness of the World Health Organization (WHO) creates a campaign each year to share information and awareness about hearing loss and how to improve hearing care.
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I’m very happy that my wife and I met Jenn. At last someone in the hearing field that is caring and you can trust. Jenn has a very down home way that makes you feel very comfortable. I’m sure you will feel the same!