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 Erichson Hearing Aid Center is Proud to Support the Hearing Health Foundation
Winter means snow, ice, and taking extra precautions to keep yourself safe. For individuals who wear hearing aids, it also means taking steps to protect the sensitive electronics in the devices. Moisture and freezing temperatures can damage hearing aids or keep them from optimal performance. As the snow falls, and the thermostat drops, take precautions… Continue reading Winter Weather Vs. Hearing Aids; How To Protect Them This Winter
Did you know that nearly 50 million Americans have at least some hearing loss in one or both ears? Experts now say that between 2000 and 2015, the number of Americans with hearing loss doubled! It’s safe to say that you or someone you know has hearing loss and a hearing aid may be the… Continue reading I Think I Need Hearing Aids. Now What?
As we age, it’s normal to experience some decline in certain areas of overall health. While some people fear a decline in mobility, others feel that losing their memory could be the worst outcome. Decreased brain function is a normal occurrence in older adults, just like hearing loss. As we age, we lose brain tissue,… Continue reading To Hear or Not to Hear, Wait, What Was the Question?
As technological advancements surge, new health care opportunities are being created across medical disciplines, and with over 5% of the world’s population suffering from some degree of hearing loss, hearing health and hearing loss prevention has reaped the benefits of this exponential progress. Unfortunately, society has not kept up with the pace of new technology,… Continue reading The New Technology Changing Hearing Loss And Hearing Loss Prevention
The vestibular system is a link between the inner ear and the brain. The function of the vestibular system is to help a person keep their balance. If a disease or an injury affects the vestibular system, the result is called a vestibular disorder. Although poor balance is the primary symptom, vision and hearing are… Continue reading Vestibular Screening For Children With Hearing Loss
Home is said to be where the heart is. Our safe and comfortable space to retreat to. We fill it with people and treasures and necessities, but could all that we fill it with also be damaging our hearing? Experts say, yes, but a few simple considerations could make all the difference. The hearing loss… Continue reading Your Hearing Could be at Risk in Your Own Home
Hearing loss is a common ailment in old age as a lifetime of exposure to loud noises takes its toll on the body. While a large percentage of older people use hearing aids, those with lower incomes still struggle to access hearing healthcare services and still have difficulty hearing in day-to-day situations. According to researchers… Continue reading The Difficulties of Hearing Loss In Old Age
Your hearing health is very important. It’s just as important as cardiovascular health or any other major body system. So when it comes to finding a hearing health professional, such as an audiologist, be sure to take the time and care to find the best fit for you. An excellent audiologist will possess experience and… Continue reading How To Choose An Audiologist Or Other Hearing Health Professional
We all know that as we age, things change. One of those changes is often to our hearing. Age-related hearing loss affects a significant number of older adults in the United States: About 25 percent of people between the ages of 55 and 64 have some degree of hearing loss. Almost 50 percent of people… Continue reading Hearing and Cognitive Function Go Hand-in-Hand