Summer is in full swing, and with that comes the outdoor festival season. A summertime favorite for many, an outdoor festival has something for everyone to enjoy. Whether it’s enjoying the food, shopping at the various vendor booths, or listening to the local band play, there’s no better way to spend the day. However, spending the day at an outdoor festival can be challenging for those with impaired hearing.
Have you recently decided that it’s time to get hearing aids? If so, congratulations for taking the first step on your path to better hearing! However, it is important to realize that when you use hearing aids for the first time, it is natural to feel confused and experience some discomfort. It’s normal for your hearing aids may even feel a bit “funny” at first.
During the summer the options are endless for outdoor entertainment, there’s swimming, hiking, boating, biking, and of course many get-togethers with family and friends. With all the summertime fun, it’s easy to make unforgettable memories that last a lifetime. Having a party during the summer is a blast, as it’s filled with beautiful weather, great people,
The workplace can be a challenging place for everyone. In some cases there may be pressure to perform, the job in itself may be difficult or dangerous, deadlines may be tight, or maybe a person has their eye on a promotion. No matter the situation, the workday can be full of challenges for anyone. However,
Many of us like to have fun in the sun during the summer, but if you wear hearing aids, you need to be extra mindful of them during the warmer months. This is because water and humidity is the enemy of hearing aids, as they both are capable of damaging your device permanently. Even hearing aids that are classified as “water-resistant” are mostly just moisture proof,
On the Fourth of July, it’s typical for friends and family to get together to spend some quality time, while celebrating this wonderful holiday. What’s not to like? There’s food, sun, outdoor activities, quality people, and fireworks. Fireworks on the Fourth of July are something that many of us look forward to every year, both kids and adults alike.
“You are what you eat” is probably a term that you hear often, but it’s true. Eating a healthy, well-balanced diet is crucial if you want to keep your body in top condition and in good health. There are certain vitamins and minerals that our body needs to function correctly, as they play a critical role in your overall health,
When the eardrum becomes stretched and tense, barotrauma of the ear occurs due to the unequal pressure that develops on either side of the eardrum and can affect the inner, middle, and outer ear. Barotrauma is a condition that can be painful and can even lead to dulled hearing and tinnitus. Typically, this condition is often experienced by scuba divers,
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), roughly 20 percent of Americans have some degree of hearing loss. However, this condition does not just affect the elderly. In fact, it was also reported that five out of every 1,000 newborns are born with hearing loss so this not a discriminating condition. Infants,
Even though the weather has been quite unpredictable lately, one thing is for sure, summer is approaching, and the temperatures are starting to rise. However, for those who wear hearing aids, the warmer weather can pose a problem. Humidity, heat, as well as air conditioning, can all wreak havoc on a person’s hearing aids. Because of this,