Mild hearing loss is actually the most prevalent kind. In fact, the World Health Organization has estimated that one in three adults over 65 in North America has mild hearing loss. But it's mild, and mild isn't so bad, right?
The ability to hear is precious. When you can hear well, you can connect to friends and family, whether you're in the same room or thousands of miles apart. You can go see a movie, watch a show, check out the latest video, all without struggling to understand what's being said.
Some noises pack a bigger punch than your ears should take, so for Better Hearing Month this May, we’re sharing three quick tips to keep harmful volumes at bay.
Everyone enjoys driving down the open road with their car windows down or sliding the top off of a convertible. It’s relaxing and refreshing. However, precautions should be taken to avoid harming your hearing at the same time while enjoying the wind in your hair on the open road.
A growing body of research is linking not food but nutrition with tinnitus. For example, people with Ménière’s disease-related tinnitus should keep their salt intake from fluctuating to control tinnitus symptoms. Some encouraging studies have shown that folate, B12, and certain antioxidants are linked to improved tinnitus symptoms. Enjoy these recipes bursting with tinnitus-friendly nutrition!
Every year, many of us put the focus on how we can better ourselves. Often, we look to “give up” unhealthy habits like eating take out or cutting back on sugar. This year, rather than focusing on giving up, we want to encourage you and your loved ones to enjoy more out of life and gain back all of the benefits to your overall health that healthy hearing provides!
As with much of this year, holiday celebrations will likely look a little different than normal. As we continue to practice social distancing and with regulations of group sizes, we can expect to celebrate in smaller numbers, so we’ve put together a few new ways to stay connected with family and friends this holiday season:
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