2018

Yearly Archives

  • Beltone Audiology | Shooting Sports

    How Shooting Sports Lead to Hearing Loss

    Numerous studies show that gunshot noises can damage hearing. No matter what type of gun it is, all gunshot sounds can result in damage to cells in the inner ear. A large gun such as a shotgun gives off a loud boom sound, which is a burst of energy that can shake up the eardrums, […]

  • Beltone Audiology | Hearing Loss

    Can You Hear Me Now? Signs of Hearing Loss

    Hearing loss is a silent social killer. Similar to diseases like hypertension and diabetes, hearing loss often goes unnoticed for long periods of time. While they might not understand that they are suffering from loss of hearing, the people around them are impacted, their social interactions suffer, and small social issues impact their relationships. There […]

  • Beltone Audiology | ASL

    Want to Learn ASL? There’s an App for That!

    Sign language is an excellent skill to have and it is an easy language to learn. There are many reasons to learn sign language – it allows you to better connect with those suffering from hearing loss, it can enhance your cognitive functions, and you can communicate with babies and animals more effectively. While you […]

  • Beltone Audiology | Hearing Loss

    5 Things That Can Damage Your Hearing

    Everybody fears hearing loss, especially as they grow older. While hearing loss is often due to aging, other times it can be due to excessive ear wax, prolonged exposure to noise, or even medication. Here are five things that may damage your hearing. Ear Wax Build Up Wax build up deep inside the inner ear […]

  • Beltone Audiology | Hearing Care

    Take Care of Your Hearing

    Hearing loss affects millions of people around the world. Most individuals who show symptoms of hearing loss are over the age of 50. In order to prevent symptoms of hearing loss, it is important to take care of your hearing. Here are a few things you can do to lessen or prevent hearing loss. Use […]

  • Beltone Audiology | Hearing Loss

    Hearing Loss. The Most Common Workplace Injury

    As the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports, over 22 million Americans are exposed to hazardous noise levels at work. No matter the industry, hearing loss is the most common workplace injury. While you may think that those who work in the construction, aviation, or music industries are the most susceptible to hearing loss, research […]

  • Beltone Audiology Sharing Earbuds

    Can I Share My Earbuds

    Nowadays, listening devices such as earphones are available at our disposal. It enables us to listen to things privately or to hear things a lot better in a noisy place without having to compete with other sounds in the area. In 2017 a research was conducted in the US, and it was found that 87% […]

  • Beltone Audiology | Ear Candling

    What Is Ear Candling And Should I Do It

    Cerumen, or better known as earwax, is a substance made by glands to keep dirt and other foreign things out of our auditory system. That can even include little bugs and insects. This sounds gross, but can easily be remedied if you follow correct and medically approved methods.  When a lot of earwax has accumulated, we […]

  • Beltone Audiology | Child Hearing Loss

    How Your Child’s Hearing Loss Affects Them At School

    Does your child find it difficult to keep up in class? Is it hard for them to concentrate on a conversation? Are you, any of the teachers or even classmates having trouble connecting with them? Before assuming there is a learning disability or sensory challenge involved, make sure you have your child’s vision and hearing […]