Study Suggests Hearing Aids Can Lower Chance of Depression, Dementia & Falls
April 8th, 2021
Hearing aids are the most popular treatment method for hearing loss, but only about 20% of those who could benefit from these devices actually wear them. Researchers out of the University of Michigan hope their study can help encourage those with hearing loss to seek treatment. Hearing Aids Do More than Help You Hear Numerous...Read More
Is Climate Change Making Your Allergies Worse?
March 4th, 2021
If it seems like your allergies are getting worse each year, it’s not just in your head. New research suggests that global warming is worsening the pollen seasons across North America, leading to longer periods of seasonal allergies. Understanding Pollen Allergies Allergies are your body’s response to a seemingly harmless substance called an allergen. To...Read More
Is the COVID-19 Vaccine Safe for People with Allergies & Asthma?
February 5th, 2021
Though it’s been more than a year since COVID-19 was first reported in the U.S., there is still a lot we don’t know about the virus. Fortunately, a limited number of vaccines are now available that have been shown in clinical trials to be safe and effective. If you’re asking whether it’s safe to get...Read More
Can Hearing Loss Cause Mental Fatigue?
January 6th, 2021
Whether you have hearing loss or not, most of us are familiar with the exhaustion that is felt after exiting a party or, to keep up with the times, leaving a Zoom call. But for people with hearing loss, this exhaustion – known as mental fatigue or listening fatigue – can be felt after every...Read More
Is COVID Making Your Tinnitus Worse?
December 3rd, 2020
Tinnitus is the sensation of hearing sounds, usually a buzzing, clicking, ringing or whooshing, that is not present in the environment. Exposure to loud noises, damage to the inner ear and stress can all lead to tinnitus. Many are reporting an increase in their tinnitus symptoms over the last few months; experts suspect this is...Read More