Archive for the ‘Hearing Loss’ category

Why don’t people get their hearing checked?

December 23rd, 2016

It was then that I realized how much I needed to exercise empathy with my patients, as they all have stories as to why they are getting their hearing checked.

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Hear Better for the Holidays

December 19th, 2016

If someone you love is experiencing hearing difficulty, you might find holiday gatherings frustrating.

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Middle Ear Problems, Tubes and Hearing Loss

October 31st, 2016

Many conditions can mimic middle ear congestion.

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Why can I hear but not understand?

October 17th, 2016

Sound Voids are moments lacking in clarity or times when we hear only parts of the words or hear the wrong words.

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Why get a complete diagnostic hearing evalution before buying a hearing aid?

October 14th, 2016

his is important to ensure that you get the correct medical care or surgical care for your loss. It also can lead to further medical tests, such as MRIs or blood tests.

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Hearing Loss Basics

October 5th, 2016

I recommend baseline hearing evaluations if you feel you are having difficulty.

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Reflections on Waking Up with Hearing Loss

August 18th, 2016

I ran a quick couple of checks to see if, by chance, I had a bit of an ear infection.

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Who Should I See For a Hearing Problem?

March 28th, 2016

It can be confusing to know who to turn to for hearing loss help.

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Hearing Aids Shown to Reduce Risk of Cognitive Decline

November 23rd, 2015

Trajectories of cognitive decline among an older group of adults using hearing aids and an older group of adults with hearing loss who did not use hearing aids were compared.

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Cigarette Smoking and Hearing Loss

November 3rd, 2015

If you do smoke, consider having your hearing evaluated to see if there has been any damage.

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