I Can Hear Conversations, But I Can’t Understand Them. Is This Hearing Loss?

Hearing but not understanding - is that considered hearing loss?

For the millions of patients with varying degrees of hearing loss, it’s actually quite common to still have the ability to hear sounds. The problem lies in the ability to translate those sounds into meaningful words and phrases, which leads some patients to say “I can hear just fine, but I can’t understand.” For those… Continue reading I Can Hear Conversations, But I Can’t Understand Them. Is This Hearing Loss?

Protect Your Hearing During Exercise

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Most of the time you hear how healthy exercise is for your body. Everyone is told that at least mild exercise is beneficial for improving your health. Walking and other low impact exercises are excellent for much of your body such as your cardiovascular system and weight management. It’s also great for relieving stress and… Continue reading Protect Your Hearing During Exercise

Is Your Personality Changing Because of Hearing Loss?

personality changes and hearing loss

We hear so many things about hearing loss including: How to get a hearing evaluation The best hearing aids to purchase Tips for hearing better in crowds. While these are all important topics to discuss and details to know, many headlines these days dig deeper into the often unseen effects of hearing loss. The fact… Continue reading Is Your Personality Changing Because of Hearing Loss?

Tinnitus – Sounds in a World of Silence

With over 50 million people living with tinnitus, it’s surprising that there is currently no cure for this disorder, which can be classified as both audiological and neurological. According to the American Tinnitus Association (ATA), the symptoms of this condition are often described as a broad range of sounds such as: Buzzing Clicking Hissing Insect… Continue reading Tinnitus – Sounds in a World of Silence

4 Ways You Could Lose Your Hearing Aids

How often do you lose things? Keys, wallet, phone, remote control? It’s so common that many of us have now even invested in devices to help us find our lost things and technology developers have created locator services as part of their devices (find my iPhone, anyone?). In fact, according to a 2017 survey, the… Continue reading 4 Ways You Could Lose Your Hearing Aids

How to Choose the Best Audiologist for You

When making the decision to seek treatment for hearing loss, the options can seem daunting. What do I do first? Who can I call? What should I ask? Who is the best choice? These are all questions you may be asking yourself. Here are some simple solutions to get you heading down the right path.… Continue reading How to Choose the Best Audiologist for You

Study Uncovers A New Piece of the Age-Related Hearing Loss Puzzle

Could your genetics put you at higher risk for age-related hearing loss? A new study researching some of the smallest structures of the inner ear and the role one particular gene plays indicates that may just be the case. The complicated case of age-related hearing loss Age-related hearing loss, also known as presbycusis, is a… Continue reading Study Uncovers A New Piece of the Age-Related Hearing Loss Puzzle