Category: My Hearing Health

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

July 24, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

  Think you’re safe from hearing loss just because you aren’t old enough yet?  Widex, international hearing aid manufacturer, has put together some numbers that may surprise you. For example, 15% of Americans between the ages of 20 and 69 have hearing loss that may have been caused by noise exposure. Also 30% of women…

July 17, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

  We’ve been told time and time again, don’t use cotton swabs in your ears. However when you’re standing in the bathroom looking at your ears in the mirror, thinking how gross ear wax is and you just want it gone, it can be very difficult to resist the temptation. The ear canal is home…

July 14, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

  So you want hearing aids? What needs to happen first? Well our friends over at ‘healthyhearing.com’ have put together a fantastic infographic on the things you need to do before you get your hearing aids. You can find it here:   http://www.healthyhearing.com/report/52697-Top-10-things-you-need-before-buying-hearing-aids   Getting a hearing test, coming up with a financial plan and…

June 23, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

  Getting used to using a hearing aid can be difficult?  That’s why ‘Peoplehearingbetter.com’ put together this list of 3 very important things to remember when it comes to handling your brand-new hearing device. First and foremost, take it slow and steady. Your ears will not adjust immediately to the new device. It could take…

June 21, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

  Do you see your doctor on a regular basis? You may want to bring up hearing loss in your next doctor’s visit. Betterhearing.org gives a few compelling reasons to do this:   Hearing loss can be linked to other significant health issues Addressing hearing loss often has a positive impact on quality of life….

June 19, 2017 CaptionCall No comments exist

  Have you noticed that as we age, it becomes more difficult to get out and visit with friends and family or meet new people?  A recent article in the New York Times reiterates the idea that “Social interaction is a critically important contributor to good health and longevity.”  The article references a few major…