Hearing Health Blog
oo Much Noise: Bad for Your Ears and for Your Heart We’ve long known that too much noise — too loud and for too long — damages our ears and our ability to hear. But did you know that it also may pose a risk to your heart? That's right. A growing body of research shows that people with long-term
ne look at the calendar tells us spring is upon us, even if looking out our window tells us otherwise. For all of the joys spring brings us, from the first crocuses emerging to feeling the warmth of the sun on our skin for the first time in months, it also brings rain, erratic temperature shifts and seasonal allergies. All
Life’s “To Do” list can be pretty daunting. And often, getting started on something is the hardest part. This can be especially true for addressing hearing loss. In fact, most people wait roughly seven years to do anything about it once they realize they have hearing loss. And that’s too bad — research shows that when people treat even just
Too Much Noise: Bad for Your Ears and for Your Heart? We’ve long known that too much noise — too loud and for too long — damages our ears and our ability to hear. But did you know that it also may pose a risk to your heart? That's right. A growing body of research shows that people with long-term
7 High-Tech Reasons You Should Finally Deal with Your Hearing Loss Lifting your mood, boosting your energy, protecting your earnings, super-charging your social life — and even keeping your mind sharp: These are just some of the many spoils that come with facing and dealing with a noise-induced hearing loss that has been slowly but persistently creeping up on you.
When is hearing loss not just about hearing? Although it sounds like the beginning of a riddle, the truth is hearing loss affects you in many ways beyond just having to turn up the volume on the TV or asking someone to repeat something they just said. Hearing loss is connected to your overall health and well-being in ways you might
If you’ve resolved to get healthier in 2016, you’re in good company. Of the top ten New Year’s resolutions in 2015, three of them were health related. Naturally, as hearing health advocates we want you to consider including specific hearing health resolutions on your list. Didn’t make one this year? No worries — it’s not too late. The following habits are
Whether you are shooting fireworks in your drive-way or watching a public display, you could be at risk of having some hearing damage. How Fireworks Affect Hearing Fireworks produce a sound output that is in the 150 to 175 decibel range. Each year, many people experience some damage to their hearing as a result of fireworks. There are two things
Shhh – don’t look now, but the holidays are right around the corner! No need to panic. Our gift-giving guide contains thoughtful gifts for every person on your holiday list – especially if you’re an advocate for the deaf and hard of hearing. Toys According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), approximately two or three out
As legend has it, long ago St. Nicholas slid down the chimney of the home of a recently widowed man with three daughters who was worried about making ends' meet. Knowing this proud father would refuse direct charity, the kindly saint filled the girls’ recently laundered stockings (which were drying by the fire) with gold coins before disappearing.