In the United States, over 37 million Americans suffer from some form of hearing loss. The use of hearing aids has been shown to improve lives beyond physical health. Unfortunately, recent studies have shown that only twenty percent of adults who need hearing aids use them. This means they are missing out on the health benefits of hearing aids.
Music is one of the most loved artistic mediums throughout human history. For all music lovers, hearing the full spectrum of sound is essential. Missing the highs or lows can rob the experience of hearing something special. The most tragic fact about musicians is that they are four times more likely to suffer from hearing problems and over fifty percent more susceptible to developing tinnitus.
With the start of the new year, people begin to think of the future in the year ahead. A big part of the new year’s celebration is the promises we make to ourselves in the form of resolutions. One common factor for people who make resolutions is that improving health becomes a bigger priority each year.
As the New Year’s celebration gets underway, it’s a good idea to protect your hearing no matter how you decide to bring in the new year. It’s estimated that over a billion people are at risk of developing hearing loss. Most of this is due to exposure to high-decibel sounds and loud noises, and New Year’s celebrations can be some of the loudest.
As the anticipation for Christmas and the holiday grows, the search for the perfect gift reaches a fever pitch. If you’re shopping for someone with a hearing impairment, the selection of possible gifts has ballooned over the last few years, giving more options for gifts. Here are some of the best and most popular hearing loss gift ideas for people with hearing impairments.
It’s that time of year again. As the Holidays fast approach, people worldwide begin preparing for the season. But for those with hearing impairments, the holidays present an entirely different set of obstacles to overcome to have an enjoyable holiday. We have gathered some of the best tips to help enhance the holidays for the hearing-impaired.
It is estimated that over 40 million people living in the U.S. experience some form of hearing loss. Shockingly a considerable number of these cases go untreated, sometimes for years. Untreated hearing loss can result in worsening of health conditions overall. To complicate matters, treatment options for mixed hearing loss may not be straightforward creating confusion and delays in effective treatment.
Even in the 21st century, despite all the advancements in health and technology, hearing loss still exists, and what is worse, misunderstandings and myths still surround hearing aids and loss. The World Health Organization (WHO) has estimated that over one billion people are at risk of developing hearing loss in one or both ears. Much of this is due to the unsafe use of personal devices,
Thanksgiving is almost here, friends and family are getting ready for another Thanksgiving together after a long separation, and many are finding out that there have been significant changes with their loved ones. Studies have shown that over 48 million Americans are affected by hearing loss. Untreated hearing loss is closely correlated with diminishing quality of life and increased cases of depression,
There are a lot of misconceptions regarding hearing loss. Even though it’s estimated that over 37 million Americans experience some form of hearing loss, many are unaware of the different conditions categorized as hearing loss. One of the most misunderstood is called “cookie bite hearing loss.” Despite the name, this form of hearing loss has nothing to do with chocolate chips.