Spring Harms Your Hearing

Can Spring Harm Your Hearing? Learn More About the Dangers of Spring

Ahh, spring is here, and do you know what that means? Longer days and warmer weather, finally, right? After a long winter (and especially after quarantining), we can quickly go stir crazy by being cooped up inside the house all day. When the temperature starts to rise, the majority of people tend to make the most of the hotter weather outside.

Hearing Loss Friendly Easter

How to Have a Hearing Loss Friendly Easter Egg Hunt

With Easter around the bend, many are in the final planning stages for their Easter celebration. For many, Easter means quality time with family and friends, candy, and Easter egg hunts. Hunting for Easter eggs has become a well-known tradition that is loved by all, both young and old. It’s exciting to open up your Easter eggs to uncover the goodies they contain after you’ve searched high and low for them during an Easter egg hunt.

Dark Chocolate and Hearing Loss

Dark Chocolate and Hearing Loss: Can One Help the Other?

With Valentine’s Day earlier this month, this is one of the biggest times of the year (minus Halloween) for chocolate. While your sweet tooth may be kicked into gear this month, being picky about the type of chocolate you consume could pay off by improving your health and even your hearing. Eating raw cacao, or dark chocolate that contains at least 70% cacao,

Hearing Loss Diseases

Hearing Loss Diseases: The Unknown Causes of Hearing Loss

Typically when we think of the reasons why hearing loss occurs, we often think of noise-induced hearing loss (hearing loss due to loud noise) or being born without the ability to hear. While these causes are true, there are other hearing loss diseases that can have the same effect. Conditions that inhibit a person’s ability to hear can affect a person at birth or even later on in life.

Wearing Two Hearing Aids

The Benefits of Wearing Two Hearing Aids

When it comes the time that hearing aids are necessary, it can be hard to accept, especially when you learn that you need two hearing aids, not just one. In many cases, wearing two hearing aids is recommended, especially when hearing loss occurs in both ears. However, hearing aids are not cheap, and some may cringe at the idea of wearing two-especially if they are on a tight budget.

Living With Tinnitus

Living With Tinnitus: 6 Ways to Help You Cope with Tinnitus

When you are living with tinnitus, it can be challenging to manage this condition. The constant ringing, buzzing, hissing, clicking, or swooshing sounds are enough to drive most people insane, especially since the person affected is the only one who can hear these sounds. A common health condition without a cure, living an everyday life with tinnitus might seem like it’s impossible,

New Year Hearing Resolutions

New Year Hearing Resolutions to Add to Your List for 2021

The New Year is upon us, giving us the ability to start anew, with a fresh slate. As we enter the New Year, we have a chance to start fresh, as we use the knowledge we have gathered from the years past to learn from it and improve upon our daily lives. This is why many people set New Year’s resolutions for themselves.

Professional Earwax Removal

Should I See a Doctor for Earwax Removal?

Did you know that your ears are self-cleaning? While you may not believe it, they are self-cleaning, so there’s no need for routine maintenance. Earwax and debris slowly move out of the ear canal opening naturally courtesy of the ear’s design and from the motion of talking and eating. While inserting cotton-tipped swabs into your ears can make the problem worse by pushing earwax farther into the ear canal.

Foods that Improve Hearing

Foods that Improve Hearing: Eat Your Way to Healthier Ears

What you put into your body has a direct effect on your health and well-being. Nutrients, such as vitamins and minerals, are required to keep your body healthy and functioning properly. With that being said, one of the ways you can protect your ears is to eat more of the foods that improve hearing. While nothing is a miracle cure,

Hearing Loss and Thanksgiving

Hearing Loss and Thanksgiving: How to Handle Impaired Hearing and Thanksgiving

Getting together with friends and family, and enjoying their company over delicious food, makes Thanksgiving the perfect holiday to reconnect with your loved ones. For many, Thanksgiving is typically a joyous time, but this may not necessarily be the case for those who suffer from impaired hearing. In fact, Thanksgiving can quickly become taxing and overwhelming to a person with impaired hearing or hearing loss.