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What is Exercise Induced Hearing Loss?

Woman with Exercise Induced Hearing Loss

 

As with most things, even exercise has its share of potential downsides, one of which is exercise induced hearing loss. Especially if you visit the gym on the daily, or enjoy lifting those weights, you may be at greater risk for experiencing permanent damage to your ability to hear. Let’s take a moment to explore how exercised induced hearing loss occurs and how it can be prevented.

How to Tell Your Parents They Need Hearing Aids

Two Parents Who Need Hearing Aids

 

Age-related hearing loss is one of the most common types of hearing loss, and if one of your parents is having trouble hearing you these days, they may be one of the many experiencing this type of hearing loss. While you may recommend hearing aids to your parent with their best interest in mind, this suggestion may not go over as well as you’d hope. To make discussing hearing aids with you parent a bit easier, ere are 5 steps you can take to start discussing hearing aids with your parent. 

How to Enjoy the Holidays with Your Loved One with Hearing Loss

 

If one of your loved ones has hearing loss, enjoying the holiday season can more challenging than you’d hoped. So, when spending time with your loved one over the holidays, consider doing your part to accommodate their hearing loss. Simply follow these 10 tips to better enjoy your holiday festivities together. 

6 Reasons NOT to Give Hearing Aids as a Gift

Hearing Aids as a Gift

 

There’s one holiday activity that seems to trump all: gift-giving. While kids are asking for the latest toys, adults often expect more practical gifts. That being said, if your loved one appears to have hearing loss, you may think that purchasing hearing aids for them would be a great idea! It turns out that these devices not usually received as well as you may expect. In fact, giving your loved one a pair of hearing aids is usually a pretty bad idea, and here are just 6 reasons why.

How to Wear Hearing Aids with Glasses or a Nasal Cannula

Elderly Woman's Hands Holding Glasses

 

The most common hearing aid type, behind-the-ear (BTE), is also the most likely to create issues for those who wear glasses or use oxygen. Why? BTE hearing aids, glasses, and nasal cannulas all rest behind your ears, making it easy for one item to interfere with the other. The good news is that there is still a way for you to hear better, while wearing your glasses or nasal cannula. Here’s how.

How to Hear the Sounds of the Season with Hearing Loss

 

From the all too popular Christmas carols to your grandchildren excitedly running around the house on Christmas Eve, there are a variety of sounds to look forward to this holiday season. That is, of course, unless you suffer from hearing loss. Fortunately, there are certain measures you can take to better hear the sounds of the season this year. Let’s talk about a few of them.

How is Hearing Loss Connected to Your Balance?

Elderly Woman Maintaining Balance by Holding Onto her Elderly Female and Male Friends' Arms

 

Did you know that your ears do more than simply help you to hear? In addition to allowing you to experience a world of sound, your ears help you to balance. With the help of your ears, your brain can process and receive signals that allow you to maintain a steady posture and focus. Unfortunately, if your inner ears are damaged, your ability to balance may be impacted as well. In the following, we will discuss balance disorders, their causes, treatments, and finally, how they are connected to hearing loss.