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2017 Hearing Health Blog
2017 Hearing Health Blog
Holiday Travel Tips for People who wear Hearing Aids
Posted by on December 01, 2017
The holidays are typically one of the busiest travel seasons as millions of people hop in planes, trains and automobiles to visit family and friends. It can also be one of the more stressful times of the year. According to Prevention magazine, 90 percent of Americans report stressing over at least one aspect of the holidays — with traveling high on the...
14 Great Reasons to Wear Hearing Aids
Posted by on November 02, 2017
Got hearing loss but don’t want to wear hearing aids? Today’s hearing aids have a lot more upside than just looking significantly more stylish than their predecessors. 1. You can hear again: Hearing aids are the most common treatment for hearing loss. 2. Your spouse will be relieved: They’ll be grateful they won’t need to be your...
What are the most frequent causes of hearing loss?
Posted by on October 03, 2017
October is National Protect Your Hearing Month. That seems like a good time to remind everyone that exposure to loud noise is the leading cause of hearing loss. It’s also one of the few causes that people can actually do something about. Today, more than ever, we have access to the knowledge and resources needed to protect our hearing. We know what...
Can Treating Hearing Loss Help Prevent Dementia?
Posted by Earfinity on September 01, 2017
Recently, a study published in The Lancet, one of the world’s leading medical journals, called dementia “the greatest global challenge for health and social care in the 21st century.” The study, conducted by The Lancet Commission on Dementia Prevention and Care, noted that 50 million people have dementia worldwide — and that the number is expected to triple by...
Help - Something's Wrong with my Hearing Aid
Posted by Earfinity on July 31, 2017
Like any electronic device, hearing aids will occasionally malfunction. Not to worry – we’re here to assist you in identifying minor hearing aid problems and how to troubleshoot them. This information may save you time and reduce frustration by helping you remedy some of these problems yourself, so you can continue receiving benefit from your hearing aid. If… you...
Protecting Your Hearing During Fireworks Season
Posted by Earfinity on July 01, 2017
It’s almost Independence Day! For many, July 4th holiday celebrations will include barbeques, parades and, of course, fireworks. Don’t forget about protecting your ears! Before you enjoy the show, follow these safety tips to protect your hearing from the loud blasts of fireworks. 1. Keep your Distance: Adults should be at least 22 yards away from the fireworks...
Hearing Loss is More Common in Men
Posted by Earfinity on June 01, 2017
June celebrates Men’s Health Month and Father’s Day, making it the perfect opportunity to discuss hearing health amongst men. Hearing health issues and hearing loss affect men and women differently. Men are almost twice as likely as women to have hearing loss among adults aged 20-69. For the male population 75 and older, hearing loss is the most...
8 Things Untreated Hearing Loss Can Impact
Posted by Earfinity on May 01, 2017
Hearing loss is as unique to each person as a fingerprint. No one person has the same type of loss in each ear, nor do people get hearing loss the same way. But, what everyone with hearing has in common are the 8 possible things that hearing loss can indirectly or directly affect. 1. Vocabulary With untreated hearing loss, various sounds and letters lose...
Three Ways to Make the Most Out of Your Hearing Care Follow-up Appointments
Posted by Stphanie Loccisano, Au.D. on April 01, 2017
Like your car, teeth, and even your financial portfolio, your hearing aids and hearing health can benefit from routine care and maintenance. After a hearing aid fitting, your hearing healthcare professional will likely recommend follow-up appointments. These routine visits offer great opportunities to ask your hearing professional questions, have maintenance...
Dementia and Hearing Loss: There May Be a Link
Posted by Earfinity on March 01, 2017
Growing evidence indicates that older adults with hearing loss are more likely to develop dementia. Hearing aids can improve the negative effects of hearing loss on the brain. Your hearing and your brain Think of hearing as a partnership between your ears and your brain. When someone speaks, your brain processes the sounds so that you can understand them. That’s...
How Does Heart Health Impact Hearing Health?
Posted by Earfinity on February 01, 2017
With February upon us and Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we decided to take a look at research concerning how heart health and hearing health are connected!Research data reveals a link between hearing health and cardiovascular health. In fact, the two often correspond, a healthy cardiovascular system appears to have a positive effect on hearing. Study...
Three Reasons to Upgrade Your Hearing Aids
Posted by Earfinity on January 02, 2017
“Immediate difference in clarity.” “The quality and performance is really beyond anything I’ve seen.” “Patients have experienced a significant improvement in sound quality when comparing hearing aids, even to recent technology.” “Patients have noticed improvement when listening to music and improvement for clarity of softer voices.” The above are just a few things...
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