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 …

Can Hearing Loss Be Restored?

Can Hearing Loss Be Restored?

Nearly 48 million Americans have some type of hearing loss that affects the communication, relationships, health and even the careers of those who have it. If you have hearing loss, you might wonder if there are treatments that can restore your lost hearing. Treatment for sensorineural hearing loss If you’ve been diagnosed with sensorineural hearing loss, you’re in good company. …

Hearing Aids Keep You Happy, Healthy, and Wealthy

Hearing Aids Keep You Happy, Healthy, and Wealthy

According to a new report from Brunel University in London, people who treat their hearing loss with hearing aids or other hearing solutions such as implants are happier, healthier and wealthier, with a better overall quality of life than people who do not treat their hearing loss. This scientific report “Hearing Loss – Numbers and Costs” by Professor Emerita Bridget …

When to Get New Hearing Aids

When to Get New Hearing Aids

Hearing specialists typically recommend replacing hearing aids every five to seven years – which is the average lifespan of a pair of hearing aids. The absolute longest that hearing aids last before becoming expired is seven years but often your needs or lifestyle change well before this. Below we will outline some things to consider when deciding if its time …