Have you ever heard the term, “nothing but crickets”? It’s usually mentioned after someone tells a particularly bad joke, referencing that awkward pause where nobody makes a sound. For some tinnitus sufferers, it can have a more literal meaning. Tinnitus is a condition that causes a ringing or buzzing sound in the ears. This sensation… Continue reading How Can You Reduce Your Chances for Tinnitus?
It’s not unusual for a hearing health care provider to recommend getting a hearing evaluation. But what happens when you’ve already had an evaluation and the diagnosis is normal hearing even though you have a nagging suspicion that it’s really not. You may be like millions of others living with hidden hearing loss, and experts… Continue reading These Biomarkers Could Uncover Hidden Hearing Loss
Several new advances have been made in the field of hearing aids in the last few years. Hearing aids are now smaller, more powerful, more discreet, more comfortable, and more technologically advanced than ever before. Unfortunately, however, it seems that not everyone’s opinion of hearing aids has advanced at the same rate. Some stigma may… Continue reading 6 Common Myths About Hearing Aids
For people living with hearing loss, communication with the hearing world is difficult. Those who can hear well often take for granted the ability to do so without making eye contact or speaking directly towards someone. In order to have a meaningful, two-way conversation where both parties communicate clearly, here are a few things to… Continue reading Communicating with Those with Hearing Loss
Imagine for a minute going about your day, picking up the mail, running errands, seeing friends and family, going to work, and then out of the blue losing your hearing. It would be a scary prospect and something that affects people around the world every day. It’s called Sudden Hearing Loss, and here’s what you… Continue reading What You Need to Know About Sudden Hearing Loss
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