Category: My Hearing Health

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

January 11, 2017

How’s your iron intake? An article published in The New York Times states there may be a link between Iron Deficiency Anemia and hearing loss. Researchers studied 305,339 people, and found that those with an iron deficiency were almost two and a half times more at risk for hearing loss:   “The risk for sensorineural…

January 3, 2017

  The recent holidays brought family gatherings, cards and letters being sent to friends near and far, and reaching out to loved ones that we haven’t talked to in a long while. Socializing with friends and family is an essential part of the season. Fact is, sociality is so important to our health and wellbeing,…

December 30, 2016

  Have you ever given up on a new year’s resolution? Odds are you have.  When it comes to setting goals about your hearing health, you don’t want to let anything get in your way. Hearing loss is associated with feelings of isolation and greater stress on the brain which contributes to dementia. If you…

December 21, 2016

    Decided on your new year’s resolutions? Is losing weight or quitting smoking on your list again?  Our friends at Healthy Hearing have put together a handy guide if you need some extra motivation. In fact, their guide specifically discusses obesity and smoking, but with a new twist – they both can have a…

December 19, 2016

  Isn’t it terrible when you lose something important? Maybe your wallet or your keys, or worse yet, a hearing aid. Unintentionally playing hide and seek with your hearing aids on a regular basis can be very stressful. So what can you do to lower the risk of losing your hearing aids? A recent article…

December 12, 2016

    Man, is it ever cold out there! Whether you’re trying to finish up some outdoor projects or hitting the slopes for some skiing or snowboarding, you might want to pay special attention to keeping your ears warm. Exostosis ear, or more commonly called Surfer’s ear, can be a real issue for people that…

December 9, 2016

  Movie captioning may be coming to a theater near you! On November 21 of this year a Final Rule was signed revising the Americans with Disabilities Act to require movie theaters to take a few extra steps with guests:   Theaters need to have and maintain equipment to provide closed captioning and audio description…

December 7, 2016

    With the Holidays in full swing, many of us and our kids may be unwrapping a gaggle of new fun toys. And some of those toys will be very loud; you know the ones … action figures with all kinds of sound effects, toys with built in music makers, singing stuffed animals, electronic…

November 30, 2016

      Do you need another good reason to start exercising? According to a recent study published in The Journal of Neuroscience, exercise may help prevent age related hearing loss. In the study, mice were observed over the course of two years. Researchers compared one group of mice that had access to a running…

November 29, 2016

  Have you ever found it difficult to hold a conversation in a restaurant?  Even people without hearing loss struggle with conversation in restaurants due to all the background noise.  Add the dimension of hearing loss, and eating out can be quite the challenge, especially when it comes to trying to be a part of…