July 12, 2020 Uncategorized0

Many people are unaware that good hearing health is intertwined with total body health in several ways. Did you know your hearing impacts so much more than just “your hearing”? In fact, untreated hearing loss has been linked to a variety of other healthcare issues, such as social isolation, loneliness, depression, increased risk of falls, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, dementia, and cognitive impairment.


“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.


Acknowledging your hearing loss is the first step toward a healthier you. As a new hearing aid user, you probably know that hearing loss impacts more than just your hearing abilities. Because we hear with our brains, cognitive decline is common in those who have ignored hearing loss treatment. Untreated hearing loss has also been linked to hypertension and stress, anxiety attacks, headaches, gastrointestinal problems and more.


July 3, 2018 Hearing Loss11

As we get into the hotter summer days, it’s important for hearing aid wearers to be aware of ways to preserve the life of their hearing aids. Just like any other electronic device, hearing aids too need to be protected from certain elements, such as heat, water and chemicals. By following some simple tips, you can protect your hearing instrument investment.

The following are some helpful tips for avoiding damage to your hearing aids in the summertime:

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