New Developments in Hearing Assisted Technology

new developments in hearing listening technology

When we’re out in a crowd waiting for someone, our brain and hearing work together to pick out their voice, even before we can see them walking our way. Parents who take their kids to the playground are super-tuned to their voices as well as their shrieks and giggles and can pick them out of… Continue reading New Developments in Hearing Assisted Technology

To Hear or Not to Hear, Wait, What Was the Question?

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?

Understanding The Links Between Tinnitus and Insomnia

For more than 50 million Americans suffering from varying degrees of Tinnitus, the perception of sound in the ears that is not externally present, the constant ringing can range from a minor annoyance to a debilitating problem that affects the quality of their day to day life. Painful headaches, trouble concentrating, and depression are common… Continue reading Understanding The Links Between Tinnitus and Insomnia

Vestibular Screening For Children With Hearing Loss

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

The Holistic Approach to Hearing Loss Gains Ground

There is a shift happening in medicine. The walls are coming down. The bigger picture of how the body works together as a whole and how seemingly unrelated systems and symptoms may actually be more connected than we ever dreamed are all coming to the forefront of medicine. This more holistic shift is happening across… Continue reading The Holistic Approach to Hearing Loss Gains Ground

New Study Finds An Increase In Hearing Loss Increases The Risk Of Depression In Older Adults

New Study Finds An Increase In Hearing Loss Increases The Risk Of Depression In Older Adults The impact of hearing loss extends beyond the ears. Untreated hearing loss can affect work, relationships, and even personal safety. Mental health is often influenced by hearing loss, and a link exists between hearing ability and depression. Communication is… Continue reading New Study Finds An Increase In Hearing Loss Increases The Risk Of Depression In Older Adults

Your Hearing Could be at Risk in Your Own Home

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

The Difficulties of Hearing Loss In Old Age

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

How To Choose An Audiologist Or Other Hearing Health Professional

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

Hearing and Cognitive Function Go Hand-in-Hand

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