Encouraging a Loved One to Take a Hearing Test

Encouraging a Loved One to Take a Hearing Test

Hearing loss can be a tricky one to talk about for many different reasons. Some people think hearing loss is a condition that makes them feel “old,” while others don’t want to accept a “weakness.” It’s important to remember that hearing loss is a medical condition that affects 20 percent of Americans, no matter what their age. Indeed, a third …

The Benefits of Treating Hearing Loss

The Benefits of Treating Hearing Loss

One thing that many people truly wish they couldn’t hear is the diagnosis that they are living with hearing loss. The challenges of hearing loss can be daunting and, over time, hearing loss often worsens bringing more health concerns along with it. At the same time, many people believe that hearing loss is something that you just endure, even as …

Identifying the Signs of Hearing Loss

Identifying the Signs of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss occurs when you lose the ability to hear certain sounds. Some hearing loss is a natural part of aging, but other hearing loss might be a sign of a more serious underlying condition. Identifying the cause and making a treatment plan is important to maintaining quality of life. Prevalence of Hearing Loss Millions of people throughout the world …

What Guys Should Know About Hearing Loss And Tinnitus?

Hearing loss and tinnitus are two of the most prevalent diseases in the country. Hearing loss and tinnitus often go hand-in-hand because they share many of the same causes. In fact, tinnitus is almost always accompanied by hearing loss. According to the National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), 15 percent of American adults (37.5 million) age 18 …