On almost any given day, most of us are exposed to dangerous noise levels that are loud enough to potentially cause permanent damage to our hearing. While those without hearing loss may not fully realize the negative impact it has on one’s quality of life, those with hearing loss fully understand that their future well-being depends on taking the steps necessary to safeguard their hearing, including protecting themselves from loud noises.
Health & Wellness
Sleeping with your hearing aids in is not recommended. From damaging your hearing aids to experiencing discomfort, it’s not good for your devices or your ears. However, without them, many people worry they won’t be able to hear their children, a smoke alarm in the middle of the night, or their alarm clock in the morning. There are several reasons we recommend against wearing hearing aids while sleeping, and we’ve outlined a few of them for you in this article.
February is American Heart Month, and as a hearing aid company, we have a specific topic we’d like to discuss in regard to your heart health: your hearing.
If you’ve been diagnosed with presbycusis, you may be wondering: What is presbycusis and how can it be treated? Presbycusis is a hearing problem caused by aging. In fact, presbycusis is more commonly known as age-related hearing loss.
If you suspect (or have already been diagnosed) with a condition related to your thyroid gland, you may be wondering: can thyroid problems impact your hearing?
Almost 300,000 veterans have been diagnosed with hearing loss that resulted from their service, according to Veteran Affairs. If you, or one of your loved ones, served in the military, and you suspect hearing loss, continue reading to learn more about how hearing loss most often impacts veterans.
From high school fields to NFL stadiums, football teams all over the country will be taking to the field this autumn to compete. Unfortunately, due to the nature of the sport and health hazards that exist within it, they may suffer damage to their hearing health over the course of the football season.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America, and healthy hearing now has been linked to a healthier heart as well. Did you know hearing loss and heart health are intertwined? You can suffer even suffer hearing loss after a heart attack.
Although it can be easy to assume that hearing loss only impacts a person’s hearing, it doesn’t. Humans are very social creatures. Unfortunately for those with hearing loss, our social interactions heavily depend on our ability to hear. Losing one’s ability to hear can significantly impact one’s quality of life.