Posted on May 14, 2020
The two most common causes of hearing loss are aging and exposure to loud noises. But did you know this condition can also be caused by a number of diseases as well? Understanding what health conditions can lead to hearing loss can help you protect yourself.
Posted on April 29, 2020
More than 48 million people throughout the U.S. have some degree of hearing loss. But only about 20 percent are seeking treatment. This is partly because the early signs of hearing loss can be easily ignored of chalked up to old age. Like most medical conditions, the sooner you identify and treat your hearing loss
Posted on April 15, 2020
Sports promote teamwork and help keep you healthy. But for those with hearing loss, playing a game is easier said than done. But hope is not lost. The experts at Houston Hearing Center are here to help those with hearing loss get back out on the field.
Posted on March 13, 2020
Noise induced hearing loss can occur from exposure to one very loud sound or continuous exposure to more moderate sounds over a period of time. While you may think to grab your earplugs when heading out to a rock show or sporting event, there are some areas you should be mindful of that you may never have..
Posted on February 12, 2020
While hearing loss may seem like a personal problem, it isn’t. Hearing loss affects all those around you, especially your loved ones. Research shows that untreated hearing loss negatively impacts relationships with family and friends, especially romantic partnerships.
Posted on January 31, 2020
Hearing loss occurs when the hair cells within the inner ear die, a process which is irreversible. A new study led by researchers at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary may have found a treatment that regrows these missing hair cells.
Posted on January 17, 2020
A relatively rare condition, low-frequency hearing loss is defined as a reduction in the ability to hear low-pitched sounds, such as thunder, men’s voices and bass music. Also known as reverse-slope hearing loss, this type of hearing impairment is named after how it appears on an audiogram, a chart used during a..
Posted on December 26, 2019
Many people in Houston strive for 20/20 vision. How about 2020 hearing? With a new year upon us, it’s time to make resolutions — most of which revolve around health. If you are having trouble hearing, vow to visit an audiologist in 2020. The sooner hearing loss is treated, the less likely you are to suffer from..