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Common Conditions of the Ear

Things You Should Never Do to Your Ears

 

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4 Subtle Signs You May Have Hearing Loss

 

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Tips For Strengthening Communication in the Presence of Hearing Loss

 

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The Top Personal Blogs on Hearing Loss

  In the US, hearing loss to some extent impacts 20 percent of the total population, or 48 million individuals. On average, then, one out of every five people you meet will have hearing loss. For those of you who genuinely want to comprehend the condition—or that suffer from hearing loss themselves and would like some personal perspective—there’s no better more »

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The Real Cost of Hearing loss

 If you had the potential to avoid or decrease the risk of cognitive decline as you grew older, how much would you be inclined to pay for it? What would you say to $15 per week? That’s somewhere around the price of a professionally-programmed set of hearing aids, which the newest research demonstrates can limit the risk of developing cognitive more »

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10 Surprising Facts About Hearing Loss

  Quick question: how many people in the US are suffering from some form of hearing loss? What is your answer? I’m willing to bet, if I had to guess, that it was well short of the correct answer of 48 million people. Let’s consider one more. How many people in the US younger than 65 suffer from hearing loss? more »

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Overcoming Hearing Loss – This Year’s Best Stories

  In the course of the year, we’ve searched and shared remarkable stories about people conquering hearing loss to our Facebook page. These inspirational stories remind us of what human determination and perseverance can achieve—even in the face of overwhelming challenges and barriers. Of the numerous stories we’ve encountered, here are our top selections for the year. Emma Rudkin At more »

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How to Communicate Effectively Despite Hearing Loss

  Communication is consistently reported as one of the most—if not the most—significant factors to strengthening and sustaining healthy relationships. As reported by the PBS program The Emotional Life: “How couples behave when solving problems together or arguing can predict the character and success of their relationship. A raised eyebrow, a hand on the arm, or a greeting all may more »

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How Modern Hearing Aids Can Save Your Holiday Season

  Dealing with hearing loss during the holiday season can be particularly challenging. While you may actually prefer to NOT hear some of your relatives, the discussions you do want to engage in can be stressful. And because nearly all large holiday gatherings tend to be loud, it can be nearly impossible to concentrate on any one person or conversation. more »

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Why Hearing Aids Make You Happier Than Winning the Lottery

  Supposing that you have hearing loss, what’s more likely to make you happy? A) Winning the lottery, or B) buying a new pair of hearing aids It may seem clear to you that the answer is A, but research on happiness conveys a very different story. To start with, people do have a tendency to THINK that outside scenarios more »

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