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Hearing Health Blog

The human body is complex. So complex, in fact, that some things you read about it might seem downright far-fetched. For example, your heart health affects your hearing health. The Heart–Hearing Link That might sound a little squirrelly, but it’s supported by more than six decades of research . How are they connected? Your inner ear is where sound waves

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How many people in your life have hearing difficulties? One person? Two people? A handful? No one? The actual number is quite possibly more than you think, because hearing loss — the inability or reduced ability to perceive sounds that enter the ear — is much more common than many realize. In the United States and Canada together, for example,

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Buying your first pair of hearing aids can be difficult if you haven’t been taught the terms or types of hearing aids that you can expect. In most cases, an audiologist will assist you from start to finish. From testing your ears to teaching you how to take care and maintain your hearing aids, and audiologist will help you every

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All audiologists are trained professionals and good at what they do. But why settle for good when what you want is exceptional? Improving your ability to hear involves a blend of science, practicality and empathy. When you get this balance right it means exceptional service and achieving the best possible hearing. To understand how to make this happen, let’s look

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Did you know that your ears are self-cleaning? It may seem a bit counter-intuitive, but you can clean your ears too often and remove too much earwax. Why? Because earwax is the vehicle your ears use to keep dirt and debris away from your eardrum. When you talk or chew, earwax naturally migrates out the ear canal to the outer

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If you’ve noticed that you’re suffering hearing issues, then it’s wise to get a hearing evaluation from a professional audiologist. It’s a smart decision to make because hearing is one of our most basic senses that allows us to interact with the world around us. Untreated hearing loss can develop into more serious health issues in the future, so it’s

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Have you been diagnosed with sensorineural hearing loss ? Are you worried you won’t be able to hear properly ever again? Well, you don’t need to worry much. Through medical advancements, several devices and management practices have been developed which help patients manage hearing loss. One such device is called cochlear implants. What Are Cochlear Implants? Much like hearing aids,

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Just like everything else on the market today there are multiple types of ear protection options available. The tricky part is knowing and picking the right one for you and your protection needs. True, ear protection of any kind does protect your hearing, but certain ear protection protects better than others in specific environments and situations. Not all ear protection

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While hearing is undoubtedly one of the most important senses we have, it is rather unfortunate that many people fail to take appropriate measures to protect it. Be it by working in noisy environment, listening to loud music or television, or exposing yourself to continuous loud noises for whatever reason, hearing loss can be prevented if the ability to hear

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Your hearing aids are a good investment, but they’re a costly one, too. That’s why it is important to take proper care of your hearing aids. Following a daily maintenance routine can help keep your devices in tip-top shape and prevent them from being exposed to a lot of wear and tear. Nevertheless, even with the best intentions and maintenance

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