Category: My Hearing Health

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

February 22, 2017

  Starkey has posted a great info graphic explaining the different types of hearing loss. If you have noticed that you have been having trouble hearing things lately, take a moment and visit a hearing health professional. Hearing health professionals are prepared to help you with your specific hearing loss.  

February 8, 2017

  The Center for Disease Control recently conducted a survey with some surprising results about hearing loss. It turns out nearly 20 percent of people in their 20s already have some level of hearing loss, and that hearing loss in more than half of the cases was not caused by loud noises from work. In…

February 3, 2017

  Hearing is vital for living a long, healthy and active life. Sometimes we need a little help remembering how to keep our hearing healthy and strong. Beltone has a fantastic list of tips to make sure your hearing is at the top of its game for years to come. Pay attention to the sound…

January 25, 2017

  So your ears have a little extra wax—it’s gross and you want to clean it out—what do you do?  Well if you happen to be shopping, the first thing that could come to your mind may be to buy cotton swabs. You may have also heard of something called ear candling which involves using…

January 20, 2017

  Hearing loss can put a real strain on relationships.  It impacts verbal communication, one of the most vital functions for a healthy relationship. However, for those who put forth the extra effort to keep good communication alive with their hearing impaired partner, it doesn’t have to be that way.  When you put yourself in…

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…