Sudden Hearing Loss Is Scary but Treatment Options Are Available
July 8th, 2021
Going to bed feeling fine and waking up unable to hear is scary and confusing. Known as sudden hearing loss, this condition is more common than you may think. Fortunately, for those with mild cases of sudden hearing loss, treatment is available, and many experience a full recovery. What Is Sudden Hearing Loss? Sudden hearing...Read More
Auditory Deprivation & Your Brain
June 4th, 2021
Did you know that if you need prescription glasses but don’t wear them, you’re at risk of making your vision worse? This is because you have to strain harder to see, which can cause damage to your eyes over time. In a sense, the same is true with your hearing; however, it’s not as simple...Read More
Can Hearing Aids Help Improve Listening Fatigue?
May 7th, 2021
Over the past year, many have seen an increase in virtual meetings as a result of working remotely. If you have ever felt physically tired after a long Zoom call, this may be more complicated than just being annoyed that the meeting could have been an email. Feeling tired from listening to sounds for an...Read More
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