Facts & Fictions about Hearing Loss

By |2022-10-04T14:04:58-07:00September 28, 2022|Hearing health, Hearing Loss|

Although some 48 million Americans have some form of hearing loss, there remain a wide variety of fictions in the public mind. If you ask someone what they think about hearing loss, you are likely to hear a blend of facts, outdated realities, and full-blown [...]

Addressing Hearing Loss May Improve Care of Older Adults

By |2022-10-04T14:02:50-07:00September 18, 2022|Hearing health, Hearing Loss|

Age-related hearing loss, also called presbycusis, happens because the ear changes as we age. It is the most common type of hearing loss, affecting one in three people over 65 and half of those over 75. This means there is a high chance that an [...]

Why You Should Schedule a Hearing Test This World Alzheimer’s Month

By |2022-09-22T11:40:18-07:00September 5, 2022|Hearing health, Hearing Loss|

Hearing is a bedrock feature of communication. Although we also communicate through visual cues, gestures, and other non-verbal means, hearing is one of the most common ways to gather what others mean to communicate. Those with hearing impairment or deafness rely on these other ways [...]

Talking about Hearing Loss: Why Your Disclosure Method Matters

By |2022-08-04T07:34:29-07:00July 31, 2022|Hearing health, Hearing Loss|

Deafness and hearing loss are both socially stigmatized conditions in our society. As a result, many people with hearing loss are embarrassed to admit they have one. This is a problem because it makes it harder for them to seek treatment, leading to further problems. [...]

All About Tinnitus

By |2022-08-04T07:34:22-07:00July 29, 2022|Hearing health, Hearing Loss, Tinnitus|

Tinnitus is the persistent impression of a sound that is not present in one’s environment. Most often these sounds are described as a “ringing in the ears,” but people also frequently describe them as hissing, whooshing, roaring, whistling, buzzing, or chirping. 50 million Americans suffer [...]

Veterans and Hearing Loss

By |2022-08-04T07:34:13-07:00July 26, 2022|Hearing health, Hearing Loss|

HEARING LOSS AMONG VETERANS Military veterans are disproportionately affected by tinnitus and hearing loss. In fact, according to statistics from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA), tinnitus and hearing loss are the number one and number two conditions that people visit their centers to [...]

Occupational Hearing Hazards

By |2022-08-04T07:34:03-07:00July 22, 2022|Hearing health, Hearing Loss|

HOW COMMON IS HEARING LOSS and  WHAT CAUSES IT Disabling hearing loss affects between 40-50 million Americans. That’s more people than diabetes or cancer. Though less than three out of every 1,000 babies in The United States are born with a congenital hearing disability, 13% [...]

Understanding Sensorineural Hearing Loss

By |2022-08-04T07:33:53-07:00July 15, 2022|Hearing Loss|

Hearing loss is far more common than many people probably assume, affecting more than 13% of the U.S. population over the age of 18. There are three main types of hearing loss: sensorineural, conductive and mixed, with sensorineural being by far the most common, accounting [...]

Understanding Hearing Tests

By |2022-09-01T15:05:28-07:00July 9, 2022|Hearing evaluation, Hearing health, Hearing treatment|

Regular hearing tests are an important part of maintaining our best health and well-being. Throughout our lives, a hearing test at regular intervals helps us to stay in control of our hearing health. We can identify early noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) and take the steps [...]


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