Hearing Loss and Diabetes

The Link Between Hearing Loss and Diabetes

Considered to be two of America’s most widespread health concerns, there is a considerable overlap between hearing loss and diabetes as people with diabetes have a higher risk of developing hearing problems than people without diabetes. In fact, back in 2008, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) discovered that hearing loss is twice as likely to happen to an adult with diabetes as those who do not have the disease.

Hearing Aid Accessories and Tools

The Top Holiday Must-Have Hearing Aid Accessories and Tools

With the holidays around the bend, it’s the season of giving. Thoughtful gifts are always received with enthusiasm, especially when they help improve a person’s quality of life. If you have a loved one with a hearing impairment, you may be stumped on what to get them this holiday season. However, if they wear a hearing aid the answer may be a lot simpler than you think.

Hearing Loss Prevention Tips

Hearing Loss Prevention Tips for National Hearing Protection Month

Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), one of the most common causes of hearing loss and the most common occupational illness in the United States, is a result of being exposed to loud sounds. Due to the repeated and prolonged exposure to loud noises, the hair cells in your inner ear become damaged and eventually lose its ability to pick-up and transmit sound to the brain.

Halloween Hearing Loss Safety Tips

Halloween Hearing Loss Safety Tips

Halloween is around the bend, and you know that that means-tricks, treats costumes, and lots of fun. There’s nothing better than dressing up as your favorite superhero or character and going door to door to collect candy when you are a child. While this holiday can make any parent a bit uneasy, for parents of children with hearing loss,

Back to School Hearing Tips

Back to School Hearing Tips for Children with Hearing Aids

With school back in session, it can be an arduous task to gather all the things that your child needs. A book bag, pens, pencils, notebooks, and folders are all required, as well as anything requested explicitly by your child’s teacher(s). However, if you are a parent of a child that wears hearing aids, your kid’s back to school list can be longer than the average parents.

Protecting Your Hearing During the Summer Festival Season

How to Protect Your Hearing During Festival Season

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.

Tips for Getting Used To Hearing Aids

Helpful Tips for First-Time Hearing Aid Users

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.

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