Hearing and comprehension are vital parts of effective communication. If we are unable to hear the nuances of sounds, then we aren’t able to capture the deeper meaning behind conversations. Being able to understand what someone is saying, not only the words they say but their tone as well, are crucial for successful communication.
Why Hearing Protection Matters Did you know recreational activities have some of the largest impact on our hearing? Whether you enjoy listening to live music with friends, working outside on your lawn with power tools, hunting, or going to the shooting range, all of these activities can have a harmful impact on your hearing ability.
Did You Know May is Better Hearing and Speech Month? Every May, the American Speech-Language Hearing Association raises awareness about hearing and communication by celebrating Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM). The theme for 2022 is, “Connecting People.” Hearing and communication are vital ways we experience the world and connect with the people we love. For many,
As someone who takes care of their health, you probably visit a primary care physician on an annual basis. It’s normal to see a dentist twice a year for your teeth, or to have your vision checked every year, but do you do the same for your hearing? Routine hearing evaluations are a great way
The hearing system is complex. The inner ear is home to the cochlea which houses the hearing nerve and is where we get our sense of balance from. In addition, the inner ear also holds tiny blood vessels which rely on proper blood flow. Because of the complexness of the ear and hearing system, it
With the new year here, you may feel particularly motivated to set some personal and wellness goals for yourself. If you have hearing loss, then in the new year you should prioritize your hearing health in addition to your physical and mental health. How to Live a Healthier Life Your health is important. Exercising on
Improve Your Hearing for the Holidays Now that the holiday season is here, you want to be sure you are hearing your best when spending time with family and friends. Holiday parties, social gatherings, and family get-togethers can be frustrating and uncomfortable if you struggle to catch the conversation because of hearing loss. Discover some
Tinnitus, commonly known as “ringing in the ears,” affects around 50 million Americans to some degree. Tinnitus is a sensation of sound that presents itself as a ringing, buzzing, humming, hissing, roaring, or whooshing sound. For some people, they may experience the symptoms of tinnitus occasionally while others experience it all the time. What Causes