Protruding Ears

The Truth Behind Protruding Ears

One of the most common birth abnormalities, protruding ears is when a person’s ears are oversized, projecting out more than the average distance from the head. Producing what some call “Dumbo ears.” Protruding ears can come in many forms and for different reasons and can occur at birth and as a person ages. Some ears can protrude from the ear lobe,

Protect Your Hearing on New Year’s Eve

How to Protect Your Hearing on New Year’s Eve

The end of the year is approaching fast, which means celebrations are in order. Some people may opt for a party. Some may brave the cold to watch the ball drop in NYC, while others can’t wait for the fireworks display. On New Year’s Eve the excitement builds as the clock ticks down to a new year,

Hearing Loss Friendly Dinner

How to Have a Hearing Loss Friendly Dinner this Holiday Season

While the holiday season is the perfect time to get together with family and friends, holiday dinners and functions can be challenging for those with hearing loss. It’s not unheard of for a person with impaired hearing to skip the festivities all together because they can be exhausting and overwhelming. Events and large dinners can be stressful for anyone,

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,