Categories Hearing Loss

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10 Signs and Symptoms of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can develop at any age and may be caused by many different factors.  Did you know that there are three types of hearing loss? Sensorineural hearing loss occurs when the inner ear or the hearing nerve itself becomes damaged. This is the most common type of hearing loss […]

Hearing Aids and Humidity ā€“ A Bad Combination

Your hearing aids are tiny computers, and just like with laptops and tablets, moisture can present a challenge. Humidity can affect hearing aids in a couple of ways. First, just like condensation that develops on a soft drink can, moisture results when warm, humid air meets the cooler metal components […]

Diabetes & Hearing Loss: What’s The Deal?

One of every five Americans has hearing loss, and it is twice as common among people living with diabetes. Much like age-related hearing loss, diabetes-related hearing takes a toll on higher-frequency hearing. Also, people with diabetes can have a harder time hearing speech in noisy environments such as restaurants and parties. […]

Learn more about Tinnitus

Do you or anyone you know have a ringing sound in your ears? The perception of sound without an actual external sound is known as Tinnitus. Iā€™d like to discuss Tinnitus and how it may negatively affect your overall health and social well-being. Even moderate cases of Tinnitus can interfere […]

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The Link Between Hearing Loss & Dementia

Did you know that by the time most Americans reach their 70s, two-thirds have hearing loss? Although generally hearing loss and dementia are commonly associated with aging, recent studies show that there is a link between untreated hearing loss and cognitive problems including dementia. A Johns Hopkins study by Dr. […]