Protecting Premature Babies From Hearing Loss

Most babies have perfect hearing at birth. However, roughly 2 to 3 in every 1,000 babies in the United States are born with a hearing loss. This percentage is higher for premature births. These numbers make a hearing loss the most common congenital disability. When you consider that children rely on their hearing to learn… Continue reading Protecting Premature Babies From Hearing Loss

Hearing Aid FAQs

The hearing aids of today are nothing like those of yesteryear, but not everyone knows this. Stigmas revolve relentlessly around hearing aid use, causing millions of Americans who would benefit from their application to avoid even considering one. What if we could help dispell some of the misperceptions out there about hearing aids? How many… Continue reading Hearing Aid FAQs

Hearing Loss: Not Just A Problem For The Elderly

Contrary to popular belief, hearing loss isn’t just an issue that plagues the senior folk in our population. While hearing loss is certainly quite prevalent among older adults, it is also a fairly common issue among young adults, people in middle-age, and even children. Here’s what you need to know: The Numbers As most of… Continue reading Hearing Loss: Not Just A Problem For The Elderly

Wearing Headphones While Using Hearing Aids – What You Need To Know

Headphones are great. These devices are immersive; they exclude outside ambient noises and let you hear the fine details. A few other features include better sound quality, a snug fit, and they even keep your ears warm! However, if you wear hearing aids those fantastic headphones may be a nuisance. Problems involving fit, feedback, and… Continue reading Wearing Headphones While Using Hearing Aids – What You Need To Know

That Cigarette Is Hurting Your Hearing

If you’re a smoker, you might want to stub out that cigarette and listen up. A new study from Japan suggests that cigarette smoking can cause irreversible hearing loss – certainly not something to joke around about. The study by the National Center for Global Health and Medicine in Tokyo included 50,195 participants between the… Continue reading That Cigarette Is Hurting Your Hearing

6 Ways to Manage Tinnitus

If you or someone you love has experienced the sensation of ringing in the ears, then you are probably all too familiar with tinnitus. This condition or symptom is estimated to affect around 15% of the America population. It is one of the most common health conditions in the U.S. What can be most frustrating… Continue reading 6 Ways to Manage Tinnitus

Solving The Restaurant Dilemma With Modern Design

Modern Design and the Restaurant Dilemma

Let’s face it; restaurants are loud! There is a good chance that the last time you ordered your favorite burger and fries you probably raised your voice a time or two as well. Excessive noise levels in restaurants is a primary concern for owners, patrons, and employees. The noise is drawing the attention of nationally… Continue reading Solving The Restaurant Dilemma With Modern Design

Vertigo and its Impact On Your Health

If you’ve ever experienced vertigo, you know that it’s one sensation you’ll never want to feel again, especially on a regular basis. Vertigo can be quite disorienting — and if persistent, severely interrupt one’s everyday function, causing considerable quality of life issues. What Is Vertigo? Vertigo is most often associated with the feeling many of… Continue reading Vertigo and its Impact On Your Health

Top Reasons Hearing Evaluations Can Be Your Best Friend

Getting a hearing test is not something most of us put on our to-do list, but it should be. Hearing loss is prevalent in our society with at least 20% of us experiencing some sort of hearing problem. While the risks associated with neglecting your hearing can lead to other complications, being proactive about your… Continue reading Top Reasons Hearing Evaluations Can Be Your Best Friend

Now There’s An App That Detects Hearing Loss

These days it seems like there is an app for just about anything. From managing finances to playing a video game, there is something for everyone. Health apps are prevalent and very helpful for a variety of healthcare concerns. If you are concerned with your hearing, there might be an app for you too. Thankfully,… Continue reading Now There’s An App That Detects Hearing Loss