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May is Better Hearing and Speech Month

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month

We love May. In May, we get to celebrate incoming summer weather, graduates, and our mothers. On top of this, we also get to celebrate Better Hearing and Speech Month! During the entire month of May each year, the American

Posted in Communication, Events, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Treatment, News, Pediatric Hearing Loss

Symptoms of Memory Loss Could Actually Be Hearing Loss

Symptoms of Memory Loss Could Actually Be Hearing Loss

For many people, memory loss is seen as something we all naturally develop as we get old. But there is a growing body of research that shows this isn’t true. While many of our bodily functions will feel the strain

Posted in Brain Health, Cognitive Health, Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Causes, Mental Health, News, Research, Science

On March 3, Celebrate World Hearing Day by Checking Your Hearing!

On March 3, Celebrate World Hearing Day by Checking Your Hearing!

  An exciting day is right around the corner: World Hearing Day! The World Health Organization established this annual holiday to promote awareness and healthy practices about your hearing. This year’s theme for March 3rd’s World Hearing Day is “Check

Posted in Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Testing, Holidays, News

Hearing Loss Among Assisted Living Residents: Earwax May Be the Culprit

Hearing Loss Among Assisted Living Residents: Earwax May Be the Culprit

The main culprit to hearing loss among seniors is presbycusis — hearing loss due to aging — but more and more hearing care specialists and providers are meeting patients who experience hearing loss due to earwax buildup. Earwax is one

Posted in Age-Related Hearing Loss, Earwax, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Causes, News, Research

Growing Evidence That Noise is Bad for Your Health

Growing Evidence That Noise is Bad for Your Health

The effects of pollution on our environment have been well documented for decades. We understand that the emissions of industry, transportation, and even household waste have devastating effects on our waterways, atmosphere, and soil quality. The effects of these forms

Posted in Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Causes, News, Noise Pollution, Overall Health, Research

Untreated Hearing Loss May Make You Accident-Prone

Untreated Hearing Loss May Make You Accident-Prone

Many people think that leaving hearing loss untreated isn’t a big deal, but, in actuality, failing to treat hearing loss can have big repercussions for you and your health.  Hearing loss doesn’t just affect the way you hear, it fundamentally

Posted in Health & Lifestyle, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, News, Research