Does Tinnitus Cause Hearing Loss?

Does Tinnitus Cause Hearing Loss?

Tinnitus involves hearing noise in one or both ears that is not caused by an external sound. Tinnitus is common, but it is not a condition on its own. Rather, it is a symptom of another underlying condition. The noise of tinnitus often sounds like …

Can Hearing Loss Be Restored?

Can Hearing Loss Be Restored?

If you or a loved one has recently started to experience the effects of hearing loss, you are far from alone in the United States. Across the country, around 15% of adults experience some degree of hearing loss, which adds up to almost 40 million …

Osteoporosis and Sudden Hearing Loss

Osteoporosis and Sudden Hearing Loss

Osteoporosis is a progressive metabolic disorder where bone is broken down faster than the body can replace it. When this happens, your bones become quite weak and are then more prone to being broken. It is a relatively common disorder—it affects around 40 million men …

Hearing Aids & Artificial Intelligence

Hearing Aids & Artificial Intelligence

When you read “artificial intelligence” you might be thinking aliens, science fiction, robots, and the end of the human race. In this day and age, artificial intelligence is actually very mundane. It is everywhere, from the factories that produce the goods we consume every day, …

Comorbidities of Hearing Loss

Comorbidities of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is not only a loss of one single sense. It can appear along with other issues. Sometimes hearing loss is actually symptom or an outcome of another potentially more serious health issue. The issues and ailments that can accompany hearing loss, when simultaneously …

How to Prevent Swimmers Ear

How to Prevent Swimmers Ear

Now that summer time has arrived and temperatures are heating up, no doubt you and your family are on the look out for swimming pools, lakes, rivers and beaches to beat the heat. While the water is fun and relaxing it’s important to practice proper …

Hearing Aids Can Improve Your Sense of Balance

Often as we age, our hearing abilities may naturally decline. This is known as presbycusis, or age-related hearing loss. While numerous studies show that untreated hearing aids can improve every aspect of your life did you know that this also includes your balance? Recent studies …

Hearing aids and amplifiers

Hearing Aids vs. Hearing Amplifiers

Perhaps you’ve begun to notice changes in your hearing, and you are starting to look into your options to treat your hearing loss.  Perhaps you’ve heard of hearing amplifiers, whether it’s been on television commercials or over the counter at the drug store.  While they …

Weather Preparedness Tips for People with Hearing Loss

With the climate changing, weather we used to rely on is no longer predictable. With the recent devastation caused by the wildfires in California, and the rise in hurricanes, tornados, and earthquakes, it can only help and maybe save your life to be prepared. At …

Hearing Loss in the Workplace

While approximately 48 million Americans report some degree of hearing loss 60 percent are either in the workplace or an educational setting. While work and school can be challenging, the workday will present an extra set of hurtles for hearing impaired employees. The hurdles of …