Slow Down Hearing Loss

Tips To Help Hearing Loss From Getting Worse

As hearing loss progresses and develops slowly, conversations become muffled, background noise starts to interfere with conversations, and the volume on audio devices goes up and up. These are all indicators that your hearing ability is diminishing. At this point, the worst thing you can do is ignore it. The good news is that you can take steps to reduce the progress of hearing loss.

Hearing Aid Troubleshooting Tips

Troubleshooting Tips For Your Hearing Aid

Hearing issues affect millions of people of every age all across America. The biggest problem is that many feel disconnected and alone when the world is silent or hard to hear. The good news is that the vast majority of people who experience hearing loss have a set of hearing aids to enable them to reconnect with the world around them.

Back to School With Hearing Loss

Going Back-To-School With Hearing Loss

As the summer season ends, families begin the arduous process of returning to school. New classes, books, clothes, and a new year can be rough on even the savviest of educators and students. But, for kids going back to school with hearing loss, the stress of getting ready for the new school year can be even more challenging.

Waterlogged Hearing Aids

How to Deal With Waterlogged Hearing Aids

It can be a very rough time when your hearing aids get wet. Any liquid getting into the circuitry can create shorts and corrode metal connections. Typical first reactions to finding your device emersed in water are panic, fear, and depression. These feelings are justified because moisture in even tiny amounts is enough to damage hearing aids permanently.

Hearing Aid Travel Tips

Summertime (and Beyond) Hearing Aid Travel Tips

For many people, nothing compares to summer vacations and traveling to new and exciting places to enjoy the sights and the warmer weather. But for those who use hearing aids, the joy of travel can be quickly cut short if disaster befalls their devices. The risks for hearing aid devices while on outdoor adventures or vacations are numerous and could happen at any moment without warning.

Beach Survival Tips for Hearing Aids

Hearing Aid Survival Tips For The Beach

Summer is in full swing. It’s hot, sunny, and perfect for a day at the beach or the lake. But for those with hearing aids vacationing can be as bad as good. Heat, sand, and exposure to water are all sources of concern when it comes to hearing aids. Don’t get left out of the summer fun.

Surfer's Ear

The Facts about Surfer’s Ear

While it’s commonly confused with swimmer’s ear, surfer’s ear is caused by the same conditions, but the effects are quite different. In this article, we will explore the causes and indicators of surfer’s ear and what you can do if you have been diagnosed.

What are the Causes of Surfer’s Ear?

Like swimmer’s ear,

Heart Disease and Hearing Loss

The Effects Of Heart Disease On Hearing Health

Heart disease is the number one ailment in the United States. According to the C.D.C., heart disease affects over 800,000 people each year. The facts about heart disease and heart attacks have been studied for decades. However, in recent years, studies have emerged that show a link between heart disease and hearing loss. While anecdotal evidence has been piling up for years,

Summertime Hearing Aid Care Tips

Summertime Hearing Aid Care Tips

While summertime can be a great relief for many looking forward to outdoor activities, however, the summertime can be hard on hearing aids. Going quickly from outdoor heat to indoor air conditioning can cause all sorts of issues with hearing aid devices. This article explores the problems that can arise with hearing aids and what you can do to help keep your devices working all summer long.


Perichondritis: Causes and Treatments

Perichondritis occurs when the connective tissue of the ear that covers the pinna, also called the cartilaginous auricle, becomes infected. While not life-threatening, perichondritis can be devastating; if left untreated, conditions can worsen, resulting in cauliflower ear or even the loss of the soft tissues around the ear.

Perichondritis: Causes and Treatments

Known Causes

There are a number of known causes of perichondritis that have been identified.