Yes, you can sleep with hearing aids! The exact instructions vary depending on the type of device you have, but here are some common tips to help ensure a comfortable night’s rest: Talk To Your Audiologist – It’s important to check with your audiologist for specific instructions on how to use your hearing aid when Read more..
What is Mixed Hearing Loss?
No one has time for hearing problems, which is why you’re probably looking for a solution as soon as you realize there may be a problem. But if you are experiencing hearing loss, you can’t simply start using hearing aids and call it a day. You need the knowledge and expertise of an audiologist who Read more..
What Hearing Loss Qualifies for a Cochlear Implant?
Although hearing aid technology has drastically improved in recent years, some levels of hearing loss need something more technologically advanced to help with hearing loss. If hearing aids don’t provide the assistance required, the individual may be a candidate for a cochlear implant. What exactly is a cochlear implant? What type of hearing loss is Read more..
Should You Stop Wearing Hearing Aids?
Getting used to new hearing aids can be challenging. It may feel awkward and uncomfortable at times! Like anything new, habits have to be formed to get used to wearing your hearing aids. When you first start wearing hearing aids, it is recommended that you practice wearing them as often as possible. It may be Read more..
Can You Have Hearing Loss From COVID?
There are few things worse than catching a cold. While most colds will leave you fatigued, a bit stuffy, or with a sore throat, you may also find yourself with mild hearing loss. Hearing loss from head colds or the flu is often temporary. But with each strain of COVID showing new and changing symptoms, Read more..
What to Expect for an Ear Cleaning
Everyone makes earwax. But some people produce more earwax than others. The shape of the ear canal, the ratio of ceruminous vs. sebaceous glands in the ear, and even the age or lifestyle of an individual are all contributing factors in earwax production. Earwax, also known as cerumen, is a yellowish substance healthy ears produce. Read more..
Can Hearing Loss Cause Vertigo?
Have you ever suddenly felt extraordinarily dizzy or off-balanced? Sometimes standing up too quickly or exerting a lot of energy can make you feel unsteady. But if that dizziness is becoming a common occurrence, you may be experiencing vertigo. Vertigo is often related to problems of the ear — three out of four vertigo cases Read more..
How Presbycusis Begins and What Can You Do?
Age-related hearing loss, called Presbycusis by hearing professionals, is the hearing loss that usually occurs as we grow older. It’s one of the most widespread health conditions affecting people over 50. Age-related hearing loss is not life-threatening. Still, it can have a significant impact on the quality of your life. According to research, at Read more..
Why Ringing in the Ears Worsens
Tinnitus – or ringing in the ears – is experienced by more than 50 million Americans (as estimated by the American Tinnitus Association). Studies suggest that, like many hearing issues, it becomes more common with age and can be the first sign of age-related hearing loss. For many, it’s a minor annoyance. For others, it Read more..
Can Antibiotics Treat Ear Pain?
Many children develop ear infections before two years of age, caused by bacteria or viruses. Ear infections, which frequently follow a cold or throat infection, can be uncomfortable or even painful. The following information about treatments is crucial for parents who have small children or have frequent infections themselves. You probably already know that children Read more..