2018

Yearly Archives

  • How To Eliminate Hearing Aid Feedback

    If you are wearing your hearing aid and you start to notice sudden whistling noises, this is a normal case which is called feedback. Hearing aid feedback usually occurs when placing or removing the hearing aid and placing your hand on your ear. This happens when amplified sounds leave the ear and go back to […]

  • How Long Do Hearing Aids Last?

    After all the struggle with the test, consultations, and test fittings, you finally have your personal hearing aids to help you on a daily basis. With most things important to our lives, we always have that one question we can’t seem to evade – “how long do these things last before I need to replace […]

  • What Is Conductive Hearing Loss?

    Our auditory system is a complex network comprised of different essential components, which enable us to hear. With this complexity comes security measures in place to try and keep this structure of parts in good working condition. However, these still do not make our ears totally resistant to damage and deficiency which means that abuse […]

  • Is Hearing Loss Related To Heart Disease?

    Studies have now emerged showing how hearing loss is also linked to many other conditions of the body which means that if a person is to maintain their auditory health then they must do this by also safekeeping other physiological components. Merely avoiding loud noise will not suffice. A healthy lifestyle is important to achieve […]

  • 3 Temporary Causes of Hearing Loss

    Imagine a situation where you are looking forward to meeting your favorite band, you attend their concert and rock the night out but after the concert you begin to realize that you suddenly cannot hear well. When situations that involved a sudden loss in hearing happen, it is best to consult your local ear doctor […]

  • Hearing Loss & Speech Development In Children

    Hearing is important for children to develop their skills in speaking. Through listening to others talk, they are able to capture words and how they are pronounced and used within conversations. They are able to get concept of how they can fully form and express an idea through words. Unfortunately there are instances where children’s […]

  • What Is Hidden Hearing Loss?

    It’s safe to say that we are all aware of hearing loss. What many are not aware of is that this comes in many forms. These forms vary depending on a person’s ability to hear frequencies, or the manner in which the auditory system is affected thus causing the said condition. A rather difficult case […]

  • Why Do My Ears Feel Plugged?

    When your ears suddenly feel plugged you may not need to be alarmed, as it usually is nothing serious. It is advisable to not totally ignore it though. A plugged feeling is a possible symptom of various conditions that could be occurring inside your ear. These cases are temporary in most cases but be attentive […]

  • Can You Restore Lost Hearing?

    When hearing is a gradual, natural loss, complete repair isn’t possible contrary to popular belief. Even though restoring one’s healing loss will not happen, people can slowly improve the condition with proper treatment, medication or even hearing aids. The usual cause of hearing loss is entering old age. It gets difficult for adults who end […]

  • How Does Hearing Loss Impact Relationships?

    Hearing loss is a condition that many know of, but few understand the true effects that come with it. It is common knowledge that with this comes a lessened ability to perceive sound. What few take into account is the capacity of this disability to affect relationships between people. With the presence of devices for […]