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?
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.
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:
When you come to your first appointment with us, we encourage you to bring a companion, someone who spends a lot of time with you. Why is that? Because they’re able to give us a different perspective on your hearing loss. In fact, your companion probably noticed your hearing loss — and how it was affecting you — before you did.
Have you heard of self-fitting hearing aids (SFHAs)? Can they help if you have a hearing loss? What exactly are they, and how do they differ from traditional hearing devices fitted by a hearing care expert? What’s the best action to take if you need hearing help?
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