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7 Reasons To Treat Hearing Loss Now

Posted on July 25, 2022

Research shows 1 in 10 Americans experience hearing loss that affects their ability to process and understand speech. But, many do not have their hearing evaluated for several reasons. Though many people are born with congenital anomalies causing profound deafness, hearing plays a crucial role in many people’s..

Hearing Loss Explained: Normal, Mild, Moderate - Severe, Severe, and Profound

Posted on June 21, 2022

The ear comprises many parts that work in tandem to enable us to hear the world around us. These crucial parts of the ear include the inner ear, the middle ear, the outer ear, and the auditory nerve. Each part of the ear must work together for us to process and absorb words spoken to us.  When one or more parts..

Hearing Test/Screening at Age 50 or Older

Posted on May 24, 2022

Hearing loss is a progressive disorder defined as partial or total loss of hearing in one or both ears. It is a common condition that can be congenital (present at birth) or develop over time for many different reasons.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that hearing loss is the third..

Conductive Hearing Loss: Causes, Signs, Symptoms and Treatment Options

Posted on March 9, 2021

Conductive hearing loss is a prevalent condition that impacts a wide demographic from the elderly all the way down to the very young. It can occur any time something keeps sounds from reaching your middle and outer ear. There are various factors that cause this type of hearing loss.

Hard of Hearing: Definition, Causes, and Treatment Options

Posted on January 19, 2021

The term hard of hearing or HoH refers to someone who is unable to hear well. When you’re hard of hearing, life can be difficult. You don’t look as though you have a disability. Therefore, it can often be difficult for people you meet to understand that you're not the same as them. In this article, we look at..

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 the..

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.