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,[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
The new fad seems to be embracing your flaws, so why not embrace hearing aids! Not only do hearing aids improve how well you can hear, but they also improve your well-being.
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School's out and summer's here! You will be going to lots of graduation parties, recitals, concerts, ballgames, and many other events. However, the noise caused by these events can severely damage[...]
What Goes on During an Audiology Appointment? Going to your first audiology appointment can be scary, but it should not be! Audiologists are highly trained professionals who specialize in evaluating,[...]
What controls your hearing? The inner ear contains the bony labyrinth which is comprised of the cochlea, semicircular canals, and the vestibule. The semicircular canal deals the most with balance.[...]
If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it, right? In some cases, that might be true, but replacing your hearing aids can be very beneficial. While it's always intimidating to get a gadget and learning how to[...]