Articles

Hearing Loss Leads to Social Isolation

hearing loss leads woman to experience social isolation

 

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.  

What You Need to Know About Cheap Hearing Aids

what you need to know about cheap hearing aids

 

Around 15% of American adults (37.5 million) have trouble hearing, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD). In most cases, the best way to treat hearing loss is with hearing aids. While 28.8 million people with hearing loss could benefit from hearing aids, a much lower percentage have actually tried them.  

How to Select the Best Hearing Aid for Outdoors

People with the Best Hearing Aids for Outdoors Hiking

 

It’s springtime, and that means that it’s the season to start heading outside and enjoying the sunshine. But if you have hearing loss, you may be wondering if there are hearing aids available to accommodate your active lifestyle. To choose the best hearing aids for outdoors, here are three questions to ask yourself during your selection process. 

Can Earwax Affect Your Hearing?

Young Girl Wondering if Earwax Can Affect Her Hearing

 

Earwax can affect your hearing by creating a blockage that prevents sound waves from entering your ear canal and being processed in your brain. The good news is that earwax (or cerumen) is entirely normal, and there are simple measures you can take to prevent it from impacting your hearing. In the following, we will discuss why we need earwax, how earwax can affect your hearing, and how to prevent earwax related hearing loss.