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

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

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