These Biomarkers Could Uncover Hidden Hearing Loss

Biomarkers of brain function

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

Understanding Disability Discrimination in the Workplace

Disability discrimination in the workplace

 “It’s not our disabilities, it’s our abilities that count.” –Chris Burke If you have been diagnosed with hearing loss, there are many things to consider, such as how you’ll treat your hearing loss, new considerations for your daily routine and even what you may need to do to optimize your routine at work. It’s also… Continue reading Understanding Disability Discrimination in the Workplace

6 Common Myths About Hearing Aids

Hearing aid myths

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

Is There a Future for Brain-Controlled Hearing Aids?

Brain controlled hearing aids

While the average hearing aids work very well for most people in a setting with one or two people, some even in a small group, it’s often difficult for someone with hearing loss to keep up with the conversation where there is excessive background noise. Restaurants, clubs, and parties are some of the common settings… Continue reading Is There a Future for Brain-Controlled Hearing Aids?

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