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 Common Bond of Co-Occurring Sensorial Issues

Hearing loss and visual problems

Hearing and vision problems can, unfortunately, go hand in hand, and these issues are quite common in children. While co-occurring hearing and visual problems can have a detrimental effect on the educational outcome of a child, they are often not officially identified. Either difficulty, on its own, can be a large barrier for most kids… Continue reading The Common Bond of Co-Occurring Sensorial Issues

How a Healthy Diet Can Help Prevent Hearing Loss

Healthy diet and hearing loss

Happy New Year! Did you make New Year’s resolutions this year? If so, you might be one of the many people who made a resolution to eat healthier. In fact, year after year, eating healthier is one of the most popular resolutions in the United States. You may have made your resolution to eat healthier… Continue reading How a Healthy Diet Can Help Prevent Hearing Loss

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

Hearing Aids; Why We Don’t Wear Them And Why We Should

Why people don't wear their hearing aids

Research indicates that 15 percent of American adults have some degree of hearing loss. Surprisingly, of the 28.8 million Americans who have hearing loss, fewer than 16 percent of them use a hearing aid. What are the reasons for this disparity? Why would anyone elect not to use a device that is beneficial to their… Continue reading Hearing Aids; Why We Don’t Wear Them And Why We Should

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?

Giving New Life with Old Hearing Aids

Recycling hearing aids

When you’re ready to upgrade to a new hearing device, what on earth do you do with the old, used ones you’ve had for years? Recycle them of course! Through the gift of giving, your old hearing aids can be cleaned and refurbished and given to someone in need. People often go without hearing devices… Continue reading Giving New Life with Old Hearing Aids

Tips and Tricks for Job Hunting with Hearing Loss

Job hunting under normal circumstances can be a stressful venture. The unsureness of change, finding the right fit, and then being awarded the position. Making your way in a new workplace, being a successful and productive addition to a new team are all big and potentially intimidating changes any job hunter faces. When you live… Continue reading Tips and Tricks for Job Hunting with Hearing Loss

Exciting New Options and Technological Advancements for Auditory Rehabilitation

Since the first electronic hearing aid was invented in 1898, hearing health technology has significantly advanced in terms of portability, effectiveness, and sophistication. Even with advancements in technology making every facet of life easier than it has ever been, out of 35 million American’s with hearing loss, 25 millions still do not own hearing aids… Continue reading Exciting New Options and Technological Advancements for Auditory Rehabilitation