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?
For over 30 years, American Girl has been encouraging girls around the world to, ‘Discover their sense of self with timeless stories and memorable characters who instill important values like honesty, courage, kindness and compassion,’ according to their company website. The dolls made their debut in 1986 and the line has grown to over 45… Continue reading The 2020 American Girl of the Year May Have the Best Story Yet
It may start with a loss of appetite or a change in behavior. From there maybe a fever or tugging on the ear. The signs are all there – an ear infection. Most children will develop an ear infection at least once, and some will face chronic ear infections during their childhood. In many cases,… Continue reading Can Ear Infections Cause Hearing Loss?
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
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
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
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
Let’s face it: Hearing aids are expensive. While hearing aids can be life-changing for people with hearing loss, their high cost makes them inaccessible for a significant number of people who would otherwise benefit from these devices. Although the vast majority of us pay into some form of health insurance plan each month, few, if… Continue reading Hearing Insurance Might Make Hearing Aids More Accessible
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
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