Can Vitamins Protect Your Hearing?

Vitamins and hearing loss

Every day people across this nation take vitamins and nutritional supplements in an effort to meet their daily recommended amounts. In fact, as many as 86 percent, or four out of five people are shown to include additional vitamins and supplements in their diet according to the American Osteopathic Association. For those who have vitamin… Continue reading Can Vitamins Protect Your Hearing?

The Frustrations of Working With Tinnitus

Working with Tinnitus

Specific jobs carry a higher risk for tinnitus than others. If you are a carpenter, pilot, musician, or street worker, you are among those at high risk for the buzzing, hissing, and ringing associated with tinnitus. If you already have tinnitus, how does the condition affect your work performance? A British study indicates that 42%… Continue reading The Frustrations of Working With Tinnitus

Protecting Yourself From Falls

Balance problems

Just as taxes are inevitable, so is aging. And unfortunately, many health conditions become more and more common as you age. One issue that is widespread among older adults is falling. While several underlying health conditions can contribute to a greater likelihood of falling, the most common prevalent are problems with walking and balance. In… Continue reading Protecting Yourself From Falls

The Hearing Care Professionals is Proud to Support the Hearing Health Foundation

Happy Holidays

As the holiday season ends, we’re reminded of all the things we’re thankful for. Not only are we grateful to support our patients with their hearing concerns, but we appreciate the opportunity to help others in need. It’s not just the immediate people around us that can benefit from generosity; you can make a difference… Continue reading The Hearing Care Professionals is Proud to Support the Hearing Health Foundation

What You Should Know About Sudden Hearing Loss

Sudden Hearing Loss

Sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL), which is a hearing loss over a period of less than three days that is represented by greater than 30 dB in three continuous frequencies is diagnosed in 5 to 27 people out of every 100,000. It may be apparent immediately or could come on quickly over a short period… Continue reading What You Should Know About Sudden Hearing Loss

Should I Try Ear Irrigation?

Should you clean your ears?

Chances are you’ve heard a whole lot of suggestions about the best way to clean ears. The recommendations have changed over the years as we’ve learned more and more about the ear, the ear’s structure, ear wax, and how it all works together to facilitate and protect hearing. Ear candling is a big, dangerous no-go… Continue reading Should I Try Ear Irrigation?

Three Tips For Picking The Right Audiologist

Finding a general healthcare office that is professional, helpful, and fits your lifestyle is a formidable task in itself for some, but seeking out a specialized professional such as an audiologist can be even more daunting. Searching online may provide you with a long list of names and offices near you, but with little detail,… Continue reading Three Tips For Picking The Right Audiologist

PSAP or Hearing Aid – What You Need to Know

Have you been diagnosed or believe you may have some degree of hearing loss? If so, you may be considering options for treating that hearing loss. Hearing health care providers often recommend hearing aids to match your specific needs, but it’s not uncommon for the initial sticker shock to send patients in search of less… Continue reading PSAP or Hearing Aid – What You Need to Know

Living With Normal Hearing Sensitivity And Hearing Difficulties

Many people with hearing loss have trouble with hearing sensitivity, particularly with specific sound frequencies. There is a substantial portion of the hearing loss population that have difficulty hearing despite their normal hearing sensitivity. Although not as common as hearing sensitivity-related hearing loss, an inability to hear normally without any changes in hearing sensitivity is… Continue reading Living With Normal Hearing Sensitivity And Hearing Difficulties