How Social Isolation is Affecting Those With Hearing Loss At Higher Rates

Hearing loss and social isolation

Regardless of severity, hearing loss can present a wide range of complications in your day-to-day life. The deaf and hard of hearing community may struggle when it comes to emotional, academic, or social settings, as hearing loss can be an exhausting and sometimes frustrating barrier. Included alongside the technical issues of hearing loss such as… Continue reading How Social Isolation is Affecting Those With Hearing Loss At Higher Rates

Can a Home Hearing Test By Amazon’s Alexa Replace Formal Audiological Evaluations?

Alexa at home hearing test

Each year, we visit numerous healthcare providers for annual check-ups. The purpose is to ensure that our health is good, and there are no significant changes that might be of concern. Although hearing loss is the third most widespread physical condition behind arthritis and heart disease, visiting a hearing healthcare professional to have ears checked… Continue reading Can a Home Hearing Test By Amazon’s Alexa Replace Formal Audiological Evaluations?

Groundbreaking New Study Could Bring New Hope to Tinnitus Patients

brain inflammation and tinnitus

If your parents ever told you to turn down the volume on the TV or radio to avoid “hurting” your ears, they were right. Exposure to loud noises – whether over time or due to a single, very loud noise – can indeed lead to hearing loss. In fact, according to surveys, it is estimated… Continue reading Groundbreaking New Study Could Bring New Hope to Tinnitus Patients

I Think I Need Hearing Aids. Now What?

wondering about hearing aids?

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?