Category: Hearing Health

Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Toes - Take Care of Yourself

  Anyone else remember singing that song as a kid? As a heathcare provider, it reminds me that we need to take care of our whole body, from top to bottom. If you don’t take care of yourself, you can’t take care of anyone else. When was the last time you had a physical? It... Read more »

What Are Your Ears Trying to Tell You?

What Are Your Ears Trying to Tell You?
Listen to what your ears are saying. Don’t ignore perceived changes in hearing, ear noises or tinnitus, balance or dizziness. These issues are all cries for attention. When there is a sudden loss of hearing it is important to take immediate action. The window of opportunity for treatment with sudden hearing loss is small. Pick... Read more »

Don't Assume That I Hear Like You

Hearing devices can be life changing for some and with a severe hearing loss, wearing a pair of hearing aids can be a necessity. Speech and sounds transmitted through hearing aids or implants do not sound the same as listening through the ears we were born with, assuming that they were perfect from the start.... Read more »
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Bathe Your Brain In Sound

  This year has been different as Covid has turned our lives upside down. With social distancing, life has become quieter for most of us. We are traveling less, socializing less and spending more time at home than ever before. With the lack of socialization, I worry that there will be an increase in cognitive... Read more »

Anyone unhappy with the way they are hearing?

Anyone unhappy with the way they are hearing?
We all know that one person who struggles with their hearing. It doesn’t have to be that way. If you think of someone who is dissatisfied with the way they are hearing, an Audiologist can change that. It doesn’t matter where the hearing aids were purchased or if hearing was evaluated at another clinic. Making... Read more »

It's Music to My Ears

It's Music to My Ears
Now more than ever, it’s important to put focus on maintaining good health. Adding music to your life is one way to lessen the everyday worries. Did you know that playing an instrument, listening to music and singing can have positive health benefits? Listening to music can help reduce anxiety and has shown to lower... Read more »
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Welcome To The New Way of Working

  There have been a lot of firsts. Very few, if any of us were prepared to be working in a new and different way. It is so important to concentrate on what we can do. Not what we can’t do. We are doing what is possible and while it might look different, know that... Read more »

What Happened To My Hearing?!

  The sense of hearing diminishes as we age. And I’m not talking about baby boomers and beyond. During early adulthood is when we start losing ultra-high-frequency sounds which are not important for daily communication. Sounds that are audible during our teenage years, slowly diminish as we age. A while back, I read about a... Read more »

Embrace Disruption!

Every industry has disruption and the hearing industry has certainly had it’s share. Next fall there will be a new class of hearing aids available for purchase. The Over the Counter Hearing Aid Act is coming to fruition. The idea of over the counter solutions is not new. For many years we have seen amplifiers... Read more »
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Love Your Ears

Your ears deserve attention. After all, hearing is one of your most important senses and if you think about it, hearing connects us to the world. Our ears allow us to stay safe in our environment. Hearing the blast of a horn, loud crash or even the drop of a glass causes us to make... Read more »