Have you ever stood in a crowded room full of people talking, only to hear your friend calling for you from across the room? That is because our brains can focus our attention on one voice in a noisy environment. Your brain can focus more energy on understanding the words coming from the individual speaking Read more..
Music can help motivate or calm an individual, but how (and why) do these musical melodies affect us? While your ears are responsible for picking up the sounds around you, your brain is in charge of translating the sound. From everyday conversations to musical melodies, we rely on our brains to help translate these noises Read more..
As we get older, it’s natural for our hearing to worsen. Luckily, there are preventative measures you can take now that will push off the onset of hearing loss a bit further into the future. Don’t take your hearing for granted — El Dorado Hearing has put together a list of tips to help you Read more..
We’ve all heard the superstition that your ears itch, heat up, or ring when someone is talking about you. But what does it mean when there is a constant ringing sound in your ears? It may leave you wondering for answers. Why are your ears ringing, and what can be done to cure the ringing? Read more..
Have you noticed a persistent ringing sound in your ears that never seems to go away? We understand how frustrating that may be. It is annoying, but it likely makes it difficult for you to focus on conversations or sounds around you. The ringing sound probably has you turning to Google for answers to important Read more..
As a musician, you never take the world’s sounds for granted. But what happens when you begin experiencing noise-induced hearing loss and are required to wear hearing aids? There’s often a learning curve when wearing hearing aids, especially if you plan to wear them in noisy environments with a lot of background noise. To ensure Read more..
It’s no surprise that hearing loss is a common health condition affecting older adults — one-third of adults over 60 years old suffer from some level of hearing loss. Recent studies have found that individuals with hearing loss are two times more likely to develop memory loss than individuals with normal hearing. But were you Read more..
While hearing technology works wonders to allow individuals with hearing loss to listen to the world around them, they require regular cleanings and maintenance to keep operating at peak performance. As a caretaker, you’ve likely come in contact with a hearing aid or two. Because of the hearing aid’s positioning, it’s often subjected to moisture Read more..
As we age, it’s common for individuals to begin experiencing memory loss or other cognitive problems. Alongside their cognitive impairments, they may also demonstrate signs of hearing loss. Many researchers have looked into the link between hearing loss and cognitive impairment in recent years. While many of their questions still don’t have answers, it is Read more..
Can your diet cause tinnitus? It likely comes as no surprise that your diet impacts your overall health. Eating too much can lead to obesity, leading to other health problems such as an increased risk of heart disease, high cholesterol, obesity, and more. Individuals that suffer from tinnitus experience a constant ringing in their ears Read more..