I Can Hear, Why Do I Need Hearing Aids?

Do you find yourself asking the question, “Why do people keep telling me I need hearing aids when I can hear perfectly fine?" There’s a good probability that you're experiencing hearing loss and you’re certainly not alone. Not only is it a normal part of the aging process, but it has increasin....

Do I Really Need Hearing Aids?

In most cases, hearing loss is gradual, and most people don’t notice they have a hearing issue. In most cases, their friends and family usually pick up on it first. But there are some telltale signs that you can look out for that can help you determine whether or not you are experiencing hearing l....

7 Signs That Your Child May Be Experiencing Hearing Loss

Compared to older adults, it’s often the most difficult to spot hearing loss in children for a few reasons. Not only are the signs more discrete, but children also may not understand what hearing loss feels like as they don’t know any different. To help you understand the signs of hearing loss i....

What is Tinnitus?

Do your ears constantly ring or hum? Do you experience phantom sounds that aren’t actually there? Hearing noises in your ears that don’t correlate to the external sounds around you is related to a condition called tinnitus. Learn more about this common sign of hearing loss and what you can do if....

10 Facts You Didn’t Know About Hearing

Our ears are amazing tools, allowing us to hear a myriad of sounds that surround us every minute of every day. To learn more about how our ears work, here are 10 facts you didn’t know about hearing. Your Hearing Depends On Tiny Hairs That’s right! You have tiny hairs deep inside your ear that ....

The Evolution of Hearing Aids

Hearing aids are a fascinating piece of technology. They can help those with serious hearing impairment hear more clearly and even in loud environments. Today’s hearing aids can be hooked up to all of your devices to listen to music or to watch TV with ease. It’s truly remarkable how we went fro....

How to Know you have a Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss is a prevalent problem all over the world. Unfortunately, numerous people struggle with hearing loss and are not even aware they have a problem. So, what are the signs that indicate a hearing loss and why people are unable to know they have a hearing problem? Common signs of hearing los....

Tips to choose the Best Audiologist

Hearing problems can be very challenging, sometimes even painful and terrifying . The fear of minor hearing problem turning into a serious one makes you even more anxious and worried. Hence, you need to look for a competent and highly respected audiologist whom you can rely upon. Your hearing is an....

Cochlear Implants FAQ

“Now I wake up each morning to the sound of birds” A cochlear implant is a small, complex electronic device that can help to provide a sense of sound to a person who is profoundly deaf or severely hard-of-hearing. The implant consists of an external portion that sits behind the ear and a second....

How You Hear

Hearing begins when soundwaves enter the outer ear (the visible portion of the ear located on the outside of the head) and are channeled down the auditory canal, a tube-like passageway lined with tiny hairs and small glands that produce ear wax. At the end of the auditory canal lies the middle ea....

Should You Really Be Worried About Minor Hearing Loss?

These days, people are no longer patients, they are healthcare consumers who take charge of their personal health management. Illnesses like heart disease or diabetes are not just a normal part of getting old, either. With this awareness, people develop an understanding of why diseases happen and ho....

How Can Getting a Hearing Test Lower Your Risk of Alzheimer’s

Hearing and dementia — is there a connection? Not long ago, medical science did link these brain-related conditions and loss of hearing. More than one clinical study determined that even mild hearing loss left untreated increases a person’s chance of developing dementia. Scientists think there ....