Over the Counter: A New Way to Get Hearing Aids

What used to be the only way to buy hearing aids would be from a professional hearing specialist. As of 2018, the FDA passed a bill that would allow the distribution of OTC hearing aids, or[...]

What is Auditory Processing Disorder?

Auditory Processing Disorder, also known as Central Auditory Processing Disorder or simply APD, is a disorder affecting the ability to understand speech. Those with this disorder are not able to[...]

Can Hearing Loss Be a Predictor of Dementia?

Scientific studies have shown that if an individual is born with hearing loss, they typically have other diseases or disorders accompanying the hearing loss.

Are Hearing and Listening the Same Thing?

“I hear you, but I’m not listening”

Why Doesn't My Insurance/Medicaid Cover Hearing Aids?

Did you know that 37.5 million Americans have trouble with hearing but less than 40 percent have ever tried them?

When It’s Too Loud To Speak

Do you ever feel like you have to yell at the person across the table at a restaurant?

What Are Decibels?

What are Decibels? Decibels (dB) are units that are used to measure sound level/intensity. Audiologists use decibels to set hearing aids to the comfort of the user on a scale of 0 – 140 decibels,[...]

Hearing Loss and Dementia

It seems like hearing loss is linked to many different diseases and disorders like balance problems, diabetes, and heart disease, just to name a few. But research shows that there is a link between[...]

5 Top Myths About Hearing Loss

With the internet, it is easy to find information on any topic you need. However, you still hear about the common stigmas associated with hearing loss and "aging"; not all the information on the[...]

Hearing Loss and Accidental Injury

When individuals have problems with hearing, they also have problems with balance. Our balance is controlled by the Cerebellum located within the brain. Hillary K. Siddons and Frank E. Musiek of the[...]