“Normal” Hearing, Yet Struggling to Follow Conversations

Your workplace recently embraced the trend of open-office floor plans, encouraging cooperation and teamwork. But this new setup has become challenging for you. Not because you miss the privacy of cubicle walls, but because the elevated noise makes it difficult to follow conversations. Even if conventional hearing tests indicate completely fine hearing, the inability to […]

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Common Medications That Cause Hearing Loss

Common Medications That Cause Hearing Loss

It’s natural to want to understand the side effects of a medication when you begin using it. Can it upset your stomach? Will it cause your mouth to dry out? Make you drowsy? There might also be a more severe potential side effect that you might not think of – hearing loss. Ototoxicity is the […]

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Does Hearing Loss Worsen As You Get Older?

Does Hearing Loss Worsen As You Get Older?

Is age a factor in the development of hearing loss? Hearing loss is a common gradually advancing condition that affects all adults. Actually, over one half of people 75 and older have trouble hearing. Presbycusis Presbycusis is defined as age-related hearing loss or the slow process of hearing loss as we age. There’s no one […]

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Can Hearing Loss be Impacted by Insomnia?

Can Hearing Loss be Impacted by Insomnia?

Sleepless nights aren’t any fun. Especially when it occurs frequently. You toss and turn and maybe stare at the clock (or your phone) and stress about just how tired you’ll be the next day. Medical professionals call this sort of persistent sleeplessness “insomnia”. With insomnia, the negatives of not sleeping will then begin to compound […]

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How Diabetes Increases Your Risk of Hearing Loss

How Diabetes Increases Your Risk of Hearing Loss

Genetic predisposition, aging, and prolonged exposure to loud sound are all common factors that can contribute to hearing loss. However, you might find it intriguing to understand the link between diabetes and hearing impairment. Let us elaborate. How does diabetes increase your risk of hearing loss? As per the CDC, 9% or 37 million people […]

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What You Need to Know About Ear Candling

What You Need to Know About Ear Candling

DIY is all the rage nowadays and everyone appreciates a quick easy fix. Got a leaky sink? Just search YouTube for the right plumbing tutorial, buy the recommended tools, and get to work! It may take you a little bit longer than it would take a plumber, but there’s no replacement for the satisfaction you […]

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Your Guide to Safe Driving With Hearing Loss

Your Guide to Safe Driving With Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a widespread challenge for older individuals, but does it warrant giving up driving? Driving habits differ amongst different individuals so the response isn’t straightforward. Even if some adjustments have to be made to the volume of the radio, hearing loss shouldn’t mean a seasoned driver needs to stop driving. For individuals who […]

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Understanding Hearing Loss During Pregnancy

Understanding Hearing Loss During Pregnancy

It’s an awesome and incredible experience, having a child. But it can also be sort of… unpleasant, at least sometimes, and at least in terms of how it can make you feel. There are all kinds of peculiar side effects, including morning sickness, health hazards, and changes to your body. Getting there can be somewhat […]

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Diving into the Dynamics of Selective Hearing

Diving into the Dynamics of Selective Hearing

The only one thing that you requested was for the garbage to be taken out. But, unfortunately, it never got done. “I Didn’t hear you”, they say. Why aren’t you surprised that your partner didn’t hear the one thing they wanted done? The popular term for this is “selective hearing,” and it’s often a sign […]

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4 Ways Hearing Loss Might Impact Your General Health

4 Ways Hearing Loss Might Impact Your General Health

Aging is one of the most typical indicators of hearing loss, and let’s face it, try as we might, we can’t avoid aging. Sure, dyeing your hair might make you look younger, but it doesn’t actually change your age. But you may not be aware that a number of treatable health conditions have also been […]

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