Articles about hearing loss, hearing aids and hearing care.

  • New Hearing Loss Study

    New Study Shows Potential to Reverse Hearing Loss from Chemotherapy

    Chemotherapy is extremely hard on a person’s body and the unexpected side effects can be just as difficult. Hearing loss from chemotherapy is a known side effect, especially from the chemotherapy drug Cisplatin. This drug is toxic to the inner ear which is what leads to hearing loss and often tinnitus as well. One new […]

  • How Moisture Affects Hearing Aids

    How Moisture Can Affect Your Hearing Aid

    Hearing aids are your lifeline in times of need, like at work or crowded events. It is important to know if your hearing aid can withstand water or even slight moisture, as some models are not made to be water resistant. Moisture can easily damage a hearing aid if not properly taken care of in […]

  • Hearing Loss On the Rise

    Hearing Loss Expected to Rise, Why?

    It is no secret that hearing loss is on the rise. Today’s technology, while great, has also caused many issues with hearing health. Many children are using in-ear headphones from a young age daily, and they are listening to music way too loud. Not only has this led to the increase of hearing loss in […]

  • Shingles and Hearing Loss

    Shingles and Hearing Loss – What you Need to Know

    Shingles is a fairly common virus for anyone who has ever suffered from the chicken pox. The virus can reappear in older adults due to their weakened immune system, but it can appear in anyone. While doctors aren’t sure what causes shingles in some and not in others, they do know that shingle can have […]

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    How Exercising Your Brain Can Help With Tinnitus

    What if there was an exercise you could do to help your tinnitus, would you do it? For almost everyone who suffers from tinnitus the answer is yes. The painful ringing or buzzing noises are more than just annoying, they can be also disrupt your entire daily routine. In hopes to help find a better […]

  • Tips on How to Improve your Hearing

    How To Improve Your Hearing

    Most cases of hearing loss are permanent, but that doesn’t mean you can’t actively take steps towards protecting your hearing prior to changes in hearing ability. Believe it or not, you can improve your hearing in some cases! If you are looking for some easy, day-to-day tips on how to improve your hearing, here are […]

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    You’ve Lost Your Hearing Aid, Now What?

    The feeling in the pit of your stomach when you’ve lost something is absolutely dreadful. When it is your hearing aid that’s been lost the feeling can be even worse. It’s hard not to panic when your hearing device goes missing but if you know some steps to follow to retrace your path. If you […]

  • Can Anemia Cause Hearing Loss

    Can Anemia Cause Hearing Loss?

    If you’ve been asking yourself can anemia cause hearing loss, you’re not alone. Many people who are anemic experience some level of hearing impairment and it has been going unanswered as to why. Researchers at Pennsylvania State University’s College of Medicine are taking a deeper look at how anemia and hearing loss are connected. To […]

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    10 Interesting Facts About Tinnitus

    Not many people are familiar with that the very frustrating ringing or buzzing sound in your ears can be characterized as a condition known as Tinnitus? We realize there is a great deal of information about this specific topic. However, here are some of the most interesting facts about tinnitus to try to provide you […]

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    Nutrients That Are Good for You and Your Hearing

    A well balanced diet is good for both your body and your hearing research shows. We all know that Vitamin A is good for your eyes and there is another list of nutrients that your ears benefit from as well. Some of those nutrients are easily found in the food you probably already eat daily […]

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    Tips on How to Travel with Hearing Loss

    The holidays are here, and that usually traveling to see family and taking fun vacations. Don;t let your hearing loss prevent you from enjoying your travels. Hearing aid users, when you are prepared with extra hearing aid parts and a plan, you’ll be ready for wherever your travels take you this holiday season. In order […]

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    Baseline Hearing Test and Why They are Important

    A baseline hearing test is important for more than just establishing the level of hearing loss you suffer from, it helps determine what is considered normal for your hearing. This may seem a big backwards, but baseline hearing tests are crucial for understanding when your hearing has changed on an individual level. No one’s hearing […]