2017

Yearly Archives

  • What To Expect At Your Hearing Health Appointment

    Give yourself a pat on the back if you’ve decided to have your hearing checked. Recognizing your need to see a professional about your ears is the one thing that delays improvement the most. It takes an average of 10 years before a person decides to see a hearing specialist or an ENT for assessment. […]

  • Hearing 101

    The human body has 5 different senses and one of those involving some of the body’s most delicate parts is the sense of hearing. When sound travels and the ear catches it, several things happen in such a short amount of time. It’s a surprising fact, considering how fast we can receive sound and interpret […]

  • Are Diabetes And Hearing Loss Related?

    It’s currently under debate, but studies show a strong correlation between diabetes and hearing loss. One in every three diabetes patients is likely to experience hearing loss. After several decades, there’s still no conclusive answer unfortunately. While there’s no solid evidence at present, researchers suggest that the problem might occur in the inner ear blood […]

  • 3 Types Of Headphones To Prevent Hearing Loss

    Taking the morning commute? Wanting to beat a dull moment at school or at work? For many of us, the instant solution is putting on a pair of headphones to listen to our favorite playlist. Life’s a musical, so they say, and good songs add so much color to the usual and mundane. But this […]

  • 3 Home Treatments To Ease Common Ear Infections

    Headache? Nausea? Fluid coming out of the ear? A tugging feeling there? You might have an ear infection. While these most commonly occur in children, it does happen to many adults. Other symptoms include poor hearing, vomiting, diarrhea, fever with pain, and trouble sleeping. An ear infection may be due to several causes, such as […]

  • Can Dementia Affect Hearing Loss?

    According to recent studies, we hear with our brains and not with our ears. However, our ears serve as a terminal for sound waves to pass through and reach our auditory nerves. Then this sound is identified by our brain. But, if you have hearing loss, the cognitive function of your brain drops, which can […]

  • Surgical Options For Hearing Loss

    There are different degrees of hearing loss. The treatment that your doctor will give you depends on how mild or severe your hearing loss is and what originally causes it. Oftentimes medical treatment alone is not enough to achieve a full recovery from your hearing disorder. In such cases, going under the knife is the […]

  • 3 Methods Of Communicating With The Hearing Impaired

    Probably, the first idea that comes to your mind when communicating with a hearing-impaired person is lipreading and sign language. In fact, there are other methods to connect with them. The deaf changes modes of communication depending on the type of person involved in their conversations. Both parties should understand the different communication methods used […]

  • Do Hearing Aids Cause Hearing Loss

    Do hearing aids cause hearing loss? Absolutely not. Hearing aids allow us to hear clearer and better. They do not cause hearing loss. In fact, hearing aids sharpen our hearing abilities and delay the development of hearing loss over time. Ever wonder why this question often crosses people’s minds?   Your Brain is Adjusting People […]