Hearing loss is commonly overlooked by parents as a possible contributor to developmental issues in young children until it is formally diagnosed and addressed. Unfortunately, hearing loss can delay speech and language development which can lead to lack of academic achievement and even social isolation due to communication barriers. There are multiple possible causes of […]
Hearing loss can be detected in multiple ways. Audiologists use a variety of screenings and tests to confirm hearing loss. These tests not only detect loss of hearing, but also determine the type of hearing loss and the amount of hearing loss they are experiencing. The type of test an audiologist administers can depend on […]
They say it’s the thought that counts, but why not make this the year you give gifts that your loved ones will really enjoy. If someone on your list is hearing impaired, check out this gift guide to find a fun and useful gift they’ll love. Smart jewelry – Smart jewelry is a fun […]
While a balanced diet should help you produce enough essential minerals, it’s worth being conscious of foods that you may be skipping out on and ultimately missing out on their benefits for your ears.
As we get older, our auditory system ages with us – leading to the gradual loss of the ability to hear higher frequency sounds. This is the most common type of sensorineural hearing loss, known as presbycusis, or age-related hearing loss. It can begin as early as our 30’s, though most of us will not […]