“Tinnitus itself is defined as a “ringing” or “buzzing” sound in the ears, according to the CDC (Center for Disease Control), “Some 30 million Americans have tinnitus and approximately 13 million Americans report tinnitus without hearing loss.
Tinnitus is a condition that has proven to be moderately to severely difficult to live with. People do tend to downplay the severity of their tinnitus and consider it a mild inconvenience.
Heat, humidity, and hearing aids are not a good mix. Honestly, heat and humidity can be challenging enough for most people without adding hearing aids to the mix. But it’s also important to remember that the help hearing aids give to those with hearing loss outweighs the extra effort needed to deal with heat, humidity and hearing aids.
During this time of Coronavirus, focusing on anything else can seem overwhelming and simply not doable. That’s fine for most things, but your health is one thing that you really should not overlook. With May as Better Hearing & Speech Month, it’s our duty to help you understand the importance of good hearing healthcare.
Tinnitus is a ringing or buzzing sound some people experience in their ears. Tinnitus severity can come and go and last for different amounts of time. People sometimes experience tinnitus when they are living with a high frequency hearing loss. Tinnitus can usually be managed with an appropriate hearing aid.
Today, with hearing loss on the rise in both younger people and aging adults, it’s time for us as a society to recognize the impact of untreated hearing loss. A variety of scientific studies have been performed over the past decade and longer, which produced results proving that hearing aids keep your brain healthy and may protect against cognitive decline.
This is the season for the flu, common colds and yes, even an ear infection! From your neighbors and friends to your work colleagues, it seems everyone is sick with something this season! Here you will find out more about the signs and symptoms of ear infections so you can be more proactive about your hearing healthcare.
It’s finally 2020, which is not only a new year, but a new decade! If you’re like most people across the globe, you probably had some version of a new year’s resolution. If you made a commitment to get healthy in the new year, consider including your hearing health within that resolution. Of course, resolutions only work when we are emotionally invested and committed to them.
For you to be healthy this year, your hearing health should absolutely be a part of your overall plan. Why? Well, aside from your hearing health being one of your primary five senses, your hearing health is very much connected to your long-term brain health as well.