Nowadays, mobile-enabled tablets and smartphones are everywhere, and it seems like everyone has one. While some may argue about the dangers of smartphones and tablets, when utilized correctly they can be a handy tool to have around. New smartphone applications are revealed daily that can help you out with your daily life. For instance, there are many applications available that can be used to help you become more organized,
As we age, it’s perfectly natural that some of our senses change. Hearing loss can happen to adults as they age, and even though this is a natural part of the life cycle, these changes can be difficult for some to swallow. Sometimes the aging process in itself can make one go through the stages of grief,
The ability to hear is a blessing, but unfortunately, the idea that hearing loss is an evitable part of aging is something that most people forget. While it is true that your hearing tends to decline as you age, disease, noise exposure, trauma, and hereditary factors are also to blame. While many people like to try to ignore this unpleasant aspect of life,
The weather associated with winter is harsh, especially here in New York. Winter weather is often cold and wet, which can create some issues for your health. In fact, winter weather can even be harmful to your ears and affect your ability to hear. While it is virtually impossible to hermit yourself off from the world all winter long,
Buying gifts for others during the holidays can be quite the challenging task. The holidays are a stressful time, even though it shouldn’t be, but we don’t live in a perfect world, so it is. During the holiday season it’s not uncommon for people to obsess over finding the “perfect gift,” and this can take a lot of time and energy.
The holidays are a time when family and friends get together, enjoy each other’s company, and play catch up. However, whenever you get a group of people together, it can get loud, deafening even. In these situations, it can be hard for anyone to hear, let alone a person with impaired hearing. For those with hearing loss,
The holiday season is in full swing, and for many of us, it means family gatherings and lots of food. Loading up on treats and sweets is especially popular during this time of year, even if we know how unhealthy it is for us. However, if you are a fan of dark chocolate you are in luck.
According to the US Center for Disease Control, approximately 50 million Americans (15 percent) has tinnitus or ringing in the ears. Better defined as the “perception of sound when no sound is present,” those who suffer from this condition know how debilitating it can be. Tinnitus can negatively impact your life. Tinnitus can affect both your personal and professional life,
While some may find earwax to be disgusting, it does a lot to protect your ears and your hearing. Also known as cerumen, earwax plays an essential role by trapping small particles before they enter the ear canal and potentially damage the eardrum. However, earwax impaction can occur when the cerumen gets pushed back into the ear canal.
There’s a lot to love about the fall, the air becomes cool and crisp, the leaves are changing, and there’s some delicious food in season. While many use winter squash and pumpkins as decoration, they are much more than just ornamentation as ingesting fall foods can significantly improve your health, as well as your hearing health.