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Dementia, Memory Loss, and Hearing Loss 

Posted on October 13, 2020

Various studies confirm what many doctors and audiologists have suspected for a long time — there's an undeniable association between dementia and hearing loss or hearing loss and cognitive decline. And, initial issues, like inability to concentrate and memory loss, can become worse over time. When left..

Fruit Flies Make Great Hearing Loss Test Subjects

Posted on August 26, 2020

Hearing loss affects millions of people around the world, and the World Health Organization estimates that by 2050, more than 900 million will suffer from the condition. Even with these large numbers, much is still unknown about age-related hearing loss. Experts are hoping fruit flies are the key to unlocking..

COVID 19 and Hearing Loss – Small Studies, Big Implications

Posted on August 13, 2020

Since the global pandemic was declared on January 30, 2020, scientists have been learning more about the unusual and unexpected symptoms associated with COVID-19. One of the most perplexing is the virus’ effect on hearing.

How to Get Water Out of the Ear

Posted on July 30, 2020

Summer is for splashing around in water, whether it’s a pool, river, lake or ocean. While it may feel great to take a refreshing dive, you can harm your ears if water becomes trapped in them. Follow our tips below to help drain water out of the ears and prevent risk of infection.

Stay Safe This July Fourth

Posted on July 1, 2020

States and counties regulate fireworks in order to keep people and their properties safe. But even fireworks that are purchased and used legally can be dangerous – especially to your hearing. Learn more about the risks of fireworks and how to stay safe this Fourth of July.

What to Say to Your Loved One with Hearing Loss

Posted on June 26, 2020

Nobody wants to hear from a loved one that they have hearing loss, even if deep down inside they already know they do. It can be frustrating when someone you care about doesn’t seek help for a problem, and it’s especially frustrating when that problem causes a strain on your relationship. Below are some common..

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..