15 Things To Know About Your Ears and Hearing

15 Things To Know About Your Ears and Hearing

Chances are that you know a few things about your ears and hearing that already appear on this list but did you know about all of them?AnatomyYou get a new ear canal every year!  The ear canal skin is constantly growing outward at a rate of 1.3 inches every year.  If...
Is it Possible That Stress is Causing My Hearing Loss?

Is it Possible That Stress is Causing My Hearing Loss?

In these very trying times, the question of the impact of stress on the body is often a topic of conversation. The Mayo Clinic discusses the effect that stress symptoms may have on your overall health, often without you realizing that stress might be the culprit.“You...
Is Your Hearing Loss Making You Feel Isolated?

Is Your Hearing Loss Making You Feel Isolated?

You know you’re having some problems hearing and you worry that you might have a hearing loss.  Your friends and family members seem to point out what you’re missing or how often they have to repeat information every day now.  But are you aware of exactly how that...
5 Ways to Damage Your Hearing

5 Ways to Damage Your Hearing

We are all guilty of listening to something at a volume that is too high.  It might be music or machinery or even a kitchen household appliance like a blender. But there are other things that you might be doing that can damage your hearing and you might not have even...
Add Better Hearing to Your List of New Year’s Resolutions

Add Better Hearing to Your List of New Year’s Resolutions

This is the time of year when we make our list of resolutions for the New Year. We reflect on the past year and take note of the areas we’d like to change.  A compilation of the top 10 New Year’s Resolutions typically looks something like this.Top 10 New Year’s...
The Cost of Untreated Hearing Loss

The Cost of Untreated Hearing Loss

We focus a great deal on the impact an untreated hearing loss has on the person who can’t hear.  But what is the impact of the loss on their friends and family?  What is the financial impact of the inability to hear?The National Council on the Aging (NCOA) conducted a...