Posts tagged hearing loss
What Your Ears Reveal About Your Health – Part 2

As we revealed in What Your Ears Reveal About Your Health – Part 1, your ears can reveal a lot about your overall health. If you are experiencing new symptoms, it is important to discuss it with your physician and find out if it could expose anything else that you might not know about. It is always important to take the time to listen to what our body is telling us. In the second article of this two-part series, we discuss five more symptoms to be aware of.

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Can Exercise Lead to Tinnitus?

Exercise is one of the most beneficial things you can do for your body and mind. However, a noisy gym combined with loud music can damage your hearing and lead to hearing loss or tinnitus. In this article, we explore how exercise can cause hearing loss or tinnitus.

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Are You Missing These Five Signs of Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss can happen to anyone and at any age. Surprisingly, only 35 percent of people with hearing loss are over the age of 64. If you have any of the symptoms listed below, it’s important to talk to your doctor and having your hearing checked.

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What Your Ears Reveal About Your Health – Part One

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.

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Hearing Loss and the Workplace: How You Can Help Your Coworkers

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.

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Are Your Child’s Hearing Aids Providing the Best Hearing Experience?

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.

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What is high-frequency hearing loss?

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.

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Questions to Ask Yourself When Choosing a Hearing Aid

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.

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Alzheimer’s and The Hearing Loss Connection

More than five million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s. It’s a devastating and heartbreaking disease. Those who have watched a family member or friend lose them selves to it know this all to well. Learn about the symptoms and the connection between Alzheimers and hearing loss in this blog post.

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Poor School Performance for Children is Linked to Hearing Loss

Is your child currently performing poorly at school? When poor school performance is mentioned it is often linked with behavioral issues or learning disabilities, such as ADD and ADHD. Children who have even a slight loss of hearing are at risk of falling behind by one to four grade levels when compared to their peers that have no hearing loss. Learn more about how hearing loss can affect your child’s performance at school.

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