Should You Buy Your Hearing Aids Online?

Should You Buy Your Hearing Aids Online?

Recently, I had the unfortunate experience of trying to explain to a nice, but rather impatient person what was wrong with my computer over the phone.  I’m sure my attempt to explain the problem did not help him to better understand the problem, frustrating both of...
5 Common Misconceptions About Hearing Loss

5 Common Misconceptions About Hearing Loss

A misconception is a view or opinion that is incorrect because it is based on faulty thinking or facts that are incorrect.  A hearing loss can be an invisible disability which only adds to the confusion.  The problem with misconceptions is that they usually only...
Heart Disease and Hearing Loss

Heart Disease and Hearing Loss

There are various known risk factors for the development of cardiovascular disease, including diet and lifestyle, family history, and age, as well as conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, and other vascular disease.  But what does all that have to do with your...
Hearing Loss and Its Effect on Mental Health

Hearing Loss and Its Effect on Mental Health

Hearing loss is different from many other disabilities in that it is an invisible handicap. It is not always apparent that an individual has a hearing loss.  Often times, the behaviors of the hearing impaired are attributed to something else, simply not paying...
Coronavirus Helping to Catch Hearing Loss Earlier

Coronavirus Helping to Catch Hearing Loss Earlier

If you have untreated hearing loss, it may have become much more noticeable to you in the past few months for a very good reason. From Kayla Molander of WTVG Toledo, Ohio Between wearing a mask and social distancing, communicating has been a little harder for all of...
Hearing Aids and Cold Weather, What You Need to Know

Hearing Aids and Cold Weather, What You Need to Know

Fall is here, and the weather is turning cooler.  Some people like the colder weather, and some avoid it at all costs. Either way, eventually, you are going to have to head outside. If you wear hearing aids, you should take a few precautions to avoid unnecessarily...
Bluetooth Technology and Hearing Aids

Bluetooth Technology and Hearing Aids

Bluetooth technology is a wireless communications system intended to replace the cables connecting many different types of devices.  These devices can range from mobile phones and headsets to heart monitors and medical equipment. As a global standard, the technology...
Facts About Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids

Facts About Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids

The topics of hearing loss and hearing aids are already confusing enough for many individuals.  Adding to the confusion is a great deal of misinformation about hearing loss and hearing aids.  To help you to begin to understand it all, here are a few facts about...
Why Do I Have Trouble Hearing in Noise?

Why Do I Have Trouble Hearing in Noise?

Hearing and understanding are two sides of the same coin.  It’s quite possible to hear everything someone says but at the same time understand nothing they said.  For example, if you were to listen to someone speaking in a foreign language and I asked you if you could...
15 Things To Know About Your Ears and Hearing

15 Things To Know About Your Ears and Hearing

Chances are that you know a few things about your ears and hearing that already appear on this list but did you know about all of them?AnatomyYou get a new ear canal every year!  The ear canal skin is constantly growing outward at a rate of 1.3 inches every year.  If...