Blog

What Does it Mean if I Have a Conductive Hearing Loss?

A conductive hearing loss occurs when sound is not transmitted efficiently at some point along the pathway from the outer ear canal to the oval window.  The oval window separates the middle ear from the inner ear.  This pathway includes  the tympanic membrane (eardrum) and the ossicles (three small bones). A conductive hearing loss usually involves […]

What are the consequences of hearing loss?

The implications of hearing loss differ from person to person, but most people with hearing impairment suffer some social, psychological and physical problems as a result of their hearing loss. Click Here to Read More

Need a reason to put a hearing test at the top of your to do list?

Of all the life hacks for better living, taking care of your hearing is among the smartest. Click Here to Read More

Is tinnitus an evolutionary phenomenon?

Nearly 15 percent of the general public—over 45 million Americans—experience some form of tinnitus. Click Here to Read More

Exercise can help an aging heart no matter how old you are.

New research finds that there is a sweet spot at late middle age, when getting off the couch and committing to exercise four to five days a week can make a critical difference. Click Here to Read More

The impact of hearing loss on cognitive health.

Hearing loss used to be considered a typical part of the aging process and no great cause for alarm, not anymore. Click Here to Read More

How to become a “Superager”.

Why do some older people remain mentally nimble while others decline? Click Here to Read More

Take Care of Your Hearing Aids in Cold Weather

If you live where it’s cold or might be traveling to a destination where cold weather is predicted and wear hearing aids, there are a few precautions you should take to avoid unnecessarily damaging your hearing aids. COLD WEATHER AND MOISTURE It’s time to shovel and yes it’s freezing cold, but odds are better than even […]