How to Safely Clean Your Ears
Posted on June 11, 2020
Earwax is a naturally occurring substance that lubricates the ear canals to keep them from becoming dry and itchy, and also protects the ear by trapping bacteria and debris. Earwax works itself out of the ears through natural jaw movements when talking and chewing. Many people think that earwax is dirty or..
How to Prevent Hearing Loss
Posted on May 28, 2020
One of the most common causes of hearing loss is aging. While you may not be able to slow down the march of time, there are steps you can take to lower your risk of hearing loss and protect yourself.
Diseases That Cause Hearing Loss
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.
Don’t Ignore These Signs of Hearing Loss
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
Playing Sports with 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.
Hearing Loss Myths
Posted on March 24, 2020
Hearing loss is the third most common chronic condition in the U.S. behind only arthritis and heart disease. Affecting more than 48 million individuals, it is surprising how much misinformation is out there about such a prevalent disorder.
Protect Your Hearing in Four Key Places
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..
Hearing Assistant Dogs
Posted on February 27, 2020
Dogs are great companions. In addition to providing unconditional love, some are actual lifesavers. Service dogs help people with a wide range of disabilities, including hearing loss, stay safe.
The Impact of Hearing Loss on Romantic Relationships
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.
Can Hearing Loss Be Reversed?
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.