Everything You Need to Know

Hearing Aids Stimulate Brain Activity

A hearing aid does more than help you hear. It also helps your brain remember the sounds you cannot hear without your hearing aid. Most often, hearing loss sneaks up on you. Suddenly one day, you notice that you no longer hear the humming of the refrigerator or the birds’ singing. On average, it takes 10 […]

Hearing With Only One Ear (Unilateral Hearing Loss)

Hearing loss in one ear can result from several disorders or injuries: Bacterial infections Head injury Vascular (blood supply) problem Meniere’s disease Viral infection (herpes) Acoustic or 8th nerve tumor Acoustic trauma (sudden loud noise to one ear) Patients who suffer a severe to profound hearing loss in one ear report no comprehension difficulty in […]

Frequently Asked Questions About Hearing Aid Batteries

  How long do hearing aid batteries typically last? A standard hearing aid battery lasts anywhere from 3 to 22 days, depending on the hearing aid type, battery type and capacity, and the amount of hearing aid use. How do I know if I should change batteries? Change your batteries if sounds become distorted or […]

Diabetes Doubles Your Risk for Hearing Loss

Researchers at the National Institute of Health (NIH) have established a definite link between the occurrences of hearing loss with diabetes. This large study that was completed in 2008, looked at over 11,000 people of working age (20-69 years old) and found an association between diabetes and hearing loss in people as young as 30-40. […]