Clean Your Ears

How Can I Safely Clean My Ears?

When it comes time to get rid of excess earwax, it’s not uncommon for an individual to reach for cotton swabs, or Q-Tips to clean their ears. Ear cleaning can quickly become a habit that one does on their daily hygiene routine without thinking about it. However, you may be doing more damage to your ear than it’s worth.

Symptoms of Hearing Loss

Symptoms of Hearing Loss: What to Look Out For

Having the ability to hear is a gift. Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for a person to view this sense as trivial, especially when they have had the ability to hear their entire life. However, for those with impaired hearing, they understand that this isn’t true. Unfortunately, many don’t realize this until they start contending with the symptoms of hearing loss themselves.

ASL Apps

The Best Applications for Learning American Sign Language

Communication is something that many of us might view as trivial, but having the ability to communicate your thoughts, feelings, and needs is an essential aspect of human life. Having the ability to communicate can help you attain and build upon your self-esteem, as well as build relationships with others. Having the ability to express yourself and communicate with others is necessary in order to have a high quality of life.

Summer Hearing Loss

How to Protect Yourself from Summer Hearing Loss

When the temperatures heat up, many can’t wait to get outdoors and soak up the sun. However, while many of us like to partake in summertime activities, many personal safety issues can occur during the summer if the proper precautions are not followed. For example, skin that’s left unprotected in the sun can eventually lead to skin cancer.

Children Safety Tips for the Fourth of July

How to Protect Your Child’s Ears this Fourth of July

For many, the Fourth of July is the pinnacle of summer. Friends, family, flags, backyard barbeques, watermelon, parades, and an incredible light display to end the night all make for one fantastic holiday. The day ends at a high note as colorful fireworks fill the sky, making for one amazing and exciting show. However, for some children,

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,