Category: My Hearing Health

Posts that discuss hearing heath care and the benefits of a healthy lifestyle.

October 25, 2019 CaptionCall No comments exist

What have you been doing to celebrate National Protect Your Hearing Month? According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) nearly 24% of U.S. adults show signs of hearing loss from loud noise. Noise induced hearing loss is completely preventable and all it takes is being mindful of what noises you…

September 27, 2019 CaptionCall No comments exist

Is it getting too loud in here? Now you will be able to tell! Apple has released a new app for the Apple Watch that will use the watch’s built in microphone to measure the noise in the area around you. If the decibel level gets too high and could cause hearing damage, you can…

September 6, 2019 CaptionCall No comments exist

Denial is a common human condition associated with hearing loss. Unfortunately it is particularly ubiquitous among the senior community. A 2015 study showed that seniors in general appeared to be in denial about hearing loss. The study gave several reasons why, some being: They think their hearing is not bad enough to need hearing aids….

June 13, 2019 CaptionCall No comments exist

Loud noise is one of the most common causes for hearing loss. Fortunately it is also one of the easiest to prevent. Here are some great tips from the CDC on how to prevent noise induced hearing loss. Identify sources of loud sounds – This may sound straight forward but you may be surprised by…

May 3, 2019 CaptionCall No comments exist

Every day people are deciding to take action on their hearing loss. If you know someone who still thinks they don’t need to worry about their hearing, share with them this great video about Shirley’s hearing care journey: https://youtu.be/Jyb9g8QAiE0 CaptionCall is an ambassador for hearing health and an advocate for people with hearing loss. We…

April 26, 2019 CaptionCall No comments exist

CaptionCall is proud to be the Capital Sponsor of the  Hearing Loss Association of America Walk4hearing to raise funds and awareness for hearing loss. Walk4Hearing is the largest walk for hearing loss awareness in the country. Every spring and fall thousands of walkers –form teams and walk in their communities to increase public awareness about hearing…

April 19, 2019 CaptionCall No comments exist

An important part of preventing hearing loss is understanding the causes. There may be more causes of hearing loss than you think. Age related hearing loss – There is not a lot that can be done about age related hearing loss. Your best bet is to make sure you are get your hearing checked regularly…

April 11, 2019 CaptionCall No comments exist

Several years ago I was using a Q-tip to clean my ears – something I have long since learned is a bad idea.  Shortly after, I had a sudden pain in my ear and then a weird noise.  I couldn’t hear anything from my right ear except for this obnoxious noise. I was a little…

April 4, 2019 CaptionCall 7 comments

Was getting hearing aids not what you expected? For a lot of people, new hearing aid ownership can be a difficult transition. Many people go through the process of spending money on their hearing aids only to decide after one use or so that they don’t want to wear them. That’s unfortunate because wearing your…

March 28, 2019 CaptionCall No comments exist

What’s your passion? That’s the question asked at hearwellstayvital.org. Whatever your passion is, the Hear Well Stay Vital campaign has an important message. Get your hearing checked.  “Hearing loss is linked to increased risk of dementia, depression, falls and isolation. Stay engaged, stay vital and enjoy doing what you love.” You may not have realized…