The Connection Between Low Iron and Hearing Loss

Low Iron and Hearing Loss

Our bodies require iron to grow, develop, and function properly, however, we aren’t equipped to make our own supply. It must be acquired through dietary measures or supplements. Without enough of this valuable mineral, we may suffer from iron-deficiency anemia (IDA), though this is only one of several forms of anemia. According to the American… Continue reading The Connection Between Low Iron and Hearing Loss

Sick and Tired of Listening?

Auditory Fatigue aka Listening Fatigue

Life can be hectic and overwhelming which can make you feel exhausted. But it shouldn’t happen on a regular basis. If you feel tired often at the end of the day and your medical checkup comes back clean, you might consider making an appointment with a hearing health professional. It’s possible you’re suffering from listening… Continue reading Sick and Tired of Listening?

5 Hearing Aid Myths That Could Be Hurting Your Hearing

Hearing aid myths

Hearing loss is more common than you may think, but that doesn’t mean that everyone who could benefit from using hearing aids opts to use them. Experts estimate that approximately 15% of Americans (almost 40 million of them) over the age of 18 have trouble hearing. Of those, almost 30 million could benefit from using… Continue reading 5 Hearing Aid Myths That Could Be Hurting Your Hearing

Smartphone Hearing Apps and What You Should Know

Hearing loss apps

Of the approximately 48 million people across the U.S. that are affected by hearing loss, surveys have shown that people often wait years after discovering their hearing loss to purchase a hearing device, sometimes up to 15 years. While the transition could be immediate due to a traumatic incident, hearing loss is more often a… Continue reading Smartphone Hearing Apps and What You Should Know

How Genetics May Put You At Risk for Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Signs of noise-induced hearing loss

The field of genetics is growing like wildfire. The headlines about it often sound like science fiction, with new findings and uses that most of us could never have imagined just a few decades ago. It’s far beyond the probability of eye or hair color. Genetics and genetic testing can help us understand or risk… Continue reading How Genetics May Put You At Risk for Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

How Important are your Hearing Aids?

Why people don't wear their hearing aids

Do you have a gym membership that you seldom use? How about that electric mixer you just HAD to have but only pull out twice a year? Do your hearing aids sit in a drawer, unused, day after day? Our society often purchases things they perceive as needed or wanted, then ends up relegating them… Continue reading How Important are your Hearing Aids?

Don’t Take Your Hearing for Granted

Why We Aren’t Taking Our Hearing Loss Seriously

With approximately 37.5 million adults within the U.S. alone reported to have hearing loss, that’s roughly one out of every five people we interact with every day. When opened to the world’s population, that number jumps significantly to nearly 750 million adults. Though it’s true that hearing decreases more as people age, over half a… Continue reading Don’t Take Your Hearing for Granted