A Healthy Diet Can Lower the Risk of Hearing Loss

What was the last meal you truly enjoyed, one that left you feeling satisfied and full of energy, like you’d be eager to take a walk or engage in another activity? More often than not, this kind of meal is one comprised of elements found in to diets: DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) and the Mediterranean Diet. These two …

New Year’s Resolution: Get Your Hearing Tested

Happy New Year! At the start of 2020, many of us look ahead with optimism and hope to the ways that life can improve in the coming months, and the fundamentals of life improvement have to do with our health. Whether you are thinking of healthy living in terms of diet and exercise or quitting addictions to harmful substances, chemicals, …

Hearing Loss & Vertigo: All About Meniere’s Disease

Meniere’s disease is a disorder of the inner ear, which causes episodes of vertigo, ringing or roaring in the ears (tinnitus), a feeling of fullness or pressure in the ear, and fluctuating hearing loss. In 1861 the French physician Prosper Ménière theorized that attacks of vertigo, ringing in the ear (tinnitus) and hearing loss came from the inner ear rather …

Hearing Aids and Artificial Intelligence

Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with hearing loss? If so, you know that news like that doesn’t come easy. It hits about as hard as a brick to the face. You may wonder how it came about and what steps you could’ve taken to prevent it from happening. You may also be in denial and not wanting …

Are Two Hearing Aids Better Than One?

In many cases, the term reorganization isn’t associated with the brain. However, new research shows that brain reorganization is what happens when people start losing their hearing. Yet, this discovery and information are flaking new light on the correlation between dementia and hearing loss. Besides, it’d have lasting inferences for hearing loss screening and involvement. The research was conducted by …

Hearing Aid Compatible Assistive Listening Devices

Hearing Aid Compatible Assistive Listening Devices

Understanding Hearing Loss There are 3 different types of hearing loss, which include conductive hearing loss, sensorineural hearing loss, and mixed hearing loss. Conductive hearing loss occurs when sounds can’t travel through the outer and middle ear, which can usually be treated with medicine or surgery. Sensorineural hearing loss involves the inner ear or hearing nerves, and mixed includes both …

Studies on Hearing Loss & Injuries

Studies on Hearing Loss & Injuries

Hearing loss, also referred to as hearing impairment, is condition induced by poor or limited hearing ability. This condition makes it difficult to understand sounds, especially with lower frequencies. Several factors contribute to the development of hearing loss. Aging is the most common cause. Loss of hearing is a natural circumstance that often occurs as people age. Our hearing ability …

Hearing Loss Cures of the Past

Hearing Loss Cures of the Past

Hearing loss is nothing new. It has affected people since the beginning of time. Unfortunately, in times past, people tried to solve the problem of hearing loss in unique ways. This resulted in some very unconventional solutions. When the musical legend Beethoven was in his twenties, he suffered from buzzing and ringing in the years. Today we know this as …

Ear Infections & Hearing Loss

Ear Infections & Hearing Loss

Ear infections and hearing loss are common worldwide. Statistics in 2018 reveal that the world had a staggering 466 million people who suffered some disabling loss of hearing. Of those millions, there were 34 million children who suffered the same physical problem. Similarly, it is estimate by 2050, 900 million will experience some disabling hearing loss. That is about 1 …

Conductive Hearing Loss: Signs, Causes, and Treatments

Conductive Hearing Loss: Signs, Causes, and Treatments

Many people suffer from conductive hearing loss. This loss occurs when the passage of sound is partially or fully blocked. This can happen in either the middle ear or in the ear canal. The passage of any type of sound may be blocked because of blockages or damaged anatomical structures. This may happen in the middle ear, ear canal, or …