Month: February 2016

February 26, 2016 ccadmin No comments exist

I woke up deaf in one ear and don’t know why – the day was August 31, 2014. I could hear just fine the night before when I went to bed, but woke that morning with what felt like cotton packed tightly in my right ear accompanied by an obnoxious ringing sound. Unfortunately, the doctor…

February 26, 2016 CaptionCall No comments exist

  When I was in my late-20’s, as part of a physical required by my employer, I had a hearing test.  I was told I had the hearing of a 37-year-old.  Given the fact that I had chronic ear infections as a child, and that I had been to dozens of rock concerts that left…

February 26, 2016 CaptionCall No comments exist

Hearing loss is natural as we age.  In fact, statistics show that many of us will experience some degree of hearing loss during our lifetime.   Hearing aids have long been an effective resource to help people with hearing loss stay socially connected and engaged with their world.  It’s amazing to see how far hearing aid…

February 25, 2016 CaptionCall No comments exist

Sometimes it can be difficult to admit we have hearing loss, but we don’t have to let hearing loss get us down.  And we definitely don’t want to delay getting treatment for hearing loss.  The following infographic from betterhearing.org identifies 5 illuminating things you say about yourself when you actively seek understanding and take action…

February 24, 2016 ccadmin No comments exist

Thinking about getting hearing aids?  Did you know they could help with more than just your hearing?  Hearing aids have been found to improve brain function in people with hearing loss according to a recent study conducted by Jamie Desjardins, PHD, at the University of Texas El Paso (UTEP). “After two weeks of hearing aid…

February 17, 2016 ccadmin No comments exist

Have you ever felt like your hearing loss is just draining you? If so, you’re not alone. Hearing loss can take its toll physically and emotionally, leaving you feeling stressed and spent. Fact is, with hearing loss you have to work harder than the average person to stay engaged.  The writers at ‘People Hearing Better’…