Add Improved Hearing To Your New Year’s Health Goals!

Add Improved Hearing To Your New Year’s Health Goals!

The new year is a perfect time to prioritize your health. As 2021 proceeded, you might have noticed some habits taking a turn for the worse. As the year dished out challenge after challenge, you probably felt the weight of uncertainty taking a toll on your physical, mental, and social health. Did you know that hearing is related to each …

Can You Hear While Sleeping?

Have you ever jumped awake in the middle of the night after a loud noise outside? Even a quiet sound in the house or nearby your bed can be enough to rouse you from sleep. This phenomenon shows us that we do continue to have hearing ability while sleeping, but how much can we hear? Furthermore, how much does your …

What Does It Mean to Have “Normal” Hearing?

Definitions of normalcy are powerful determinations in medical fields and society more broadly. Although we use these definitions to determine if we have health problems, they are also used to categorize some people and their bodies as “abnormal” and in need of intervention. When it comes to hearing ability, the definition of normalcy has a fascinating history. This determination has …

Check Your Hearing This November for American Diabetes Month

With 34 million Americans diagnosed with diabetes, it is indeed one of the most common diseases among adults. That striking number amounts to about 1 in 10 people with diabetes, and the number with pre-diabetes is even higher. Those who have elevated blood glucose levels that do not qualify for a diabetes diagnosis are considered to have pre-diabetes, and that …

Check Your Hearing This November for American Diabetes Month

Diabetes is a disease affecting a staggering number of Americans. If you consider the rates of pre-diabetes alone, the condition affects at least 88 million Americans who have elevated blood glucose levels. With so many experiencing the condition, you likely know someone, have someone in your family, or even have diabetes or pre-diabetes yourself. Getting treatment from a physician is …

Can Hearing Loss Affect Your Personality?

Communication has a strong effect on who we become. Through our developmental years of childhood and continuing through adulthood, we learn from others how to understand the world, and we develop our own patterns of response. The meanings we associate with the things we encounter in the world help us develop a unique sense of self, and these idiosyncrasies are …

October is Protect Your Hearing Month

Young people are experiencing higher rates of hearing loss than expected. Though the rates are nowhere close to the levels among aging populations, a closer look at the data reveals something quite interesting. The younger generations, when compared with young people in the past, have higher rates of hearing loss, and researchers are keen to understand what has changed. Many …

Supporting a Loved One with Hearing Loss

With 48 million people in the US affected by hearing loss, chances are someone close to you struggles with this serious disability. It can be frustrating because hearing loss is an invisible disability, meaning that it is up to your loved one to open about the condition and what you can do to support them. This is not always easy …

Tips to Ease Communication with Face Masks & Hearing Loss

With 48 million people in the US affected by hearing loss, chances are someone close to you struggles with this serious disability. It can be frustrating because hearing loss is an invisible disability, meaning that it is up to your loved one to open about the condition and what you can do to support them. This is not always easy …

Know Alzheimer’s Disease. Treat Hearing Loss in September during World Alzheimer’s Month

Know Alzheimer's Disease Treat Hearing Loss in September during World Alzheimer's Month (1)

September is World Alzheimer’s Month! This year is the 10th year that people from around the globe have come together to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia. Hearing loss is one of the risk factors of dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease, so every year we join the global conversation about dementia. What is World Alzheimer’s Month? September is a time …