December 2, 2020
healthcare providers and accessible communication

Healthcare providers and accessible communication

When it comes to healthcare providers and accessible communication, there’s no consistency. Email or a patient portal should be the standard for all patients, but this isn’t always the case. […]
November 25, 2020
opioid use and hearing loss

How opioid use can affect hearing loss

News surrounding the growing opioid epidemic has dominated many headlines. However, opioid-associated ototoxicity is a component few have covered.  Opioid-associated ototoxicity is hearing loss associated with misuse of opioids. In […]
September 18, 2020
socializing with hearing loss

Maintaining social life during the pandemic with hearing loss

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, most people have found ways to adapt to the new situation. Now that social distance is necessary, socializing with hearing loss comes with different barriers and […]
July 15, 2020
deaf friendly alcoholic anonymous meetings

Why there should be more deaf friendly Alcoholics Anonymous meetings

I needed support from Alcoholics Anonymous back in 2010. When I went to meetings, I could not hear well. I did not have hearing aids nor did I know sign […]
July 3, 2020
Waardenburg Syndrome and Hearing Loss

Explaining my son’s diagnosis: Waardenburg Syndrome and Hearing Loss

Before our son Cooper was born, we didn't know anything about Waardenburg Syndrome and hearing loss. Our first diagnosis was actually on social media.
June 30, 2020
Phonak hEARo running with hearing aids

Tips for running with hearing aids

Do I run with my hearing aids or not? As I began training for a marathon, I found the best tips and tricks for running with hearing aids.
June 8, 2020
stress and hearing loss

Hearing loss can be stressful. Here’s how to manage it

Having hearing loss can be stressful. Here are some helpful tips for managing hearing loss and stress to get back to enjoying life.
May 6, 2020
living with Meniere's Disease

How I’ve learned to live with Meniere’s Disease

Living with Meniere's Disease hasn't been easy but I've come a long way. Read on to learn about my journey, what this condition is, and how I've coped.
March 12, 2020

What is noise pollution?

Have you ever noticed all the sounds that you continuously hear throughout your day? Those sounds are noise pollution and can affect your hearing.
January 28, 2020
Your hearing health care team

Your hearing health care team

Meet the professionals that make up your hearing health care team.
October 4, 2019
holistic hearing health plan

How to create a holistic hearing loss health plan

Heather Vuchinich is a writer, astrologer and herbalist with more than 25 years experience in holistic healing. She has been certified as a Master Astrologer by Steven Forrest and has […]
September 30, 2019
Can herbs help with hearing loss?

Can herbs help with hearing loss?

I've compiled a list of of my favorite herbs for hearing loss. These plants can heal and soothe a variety of conditions related to hearing loss.
September 19, 2019
living with hearing loss

What I’ve learned from living with hearing loss for 40 years

What do you have to look forward to with a hearing loss? Here are five things I've learned from living with hearing loss for 40 years.
September 10, 2019
acoustic neuroma and hearing loss

How my mom dealt with acoustic neuroma and hearing loss

According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), “About two to three of every 1,000 children in the United States are born with a detectable level […]
August 9, 2019
exercising at the gym with hearing loss

Tips For Exercising at the Gym with Hearing Loss

Exercising at the gym with hearing loss can pose several challenges. Whether it is being unable to talk to somebody over the blaring music to asking “What?” every time the […]
July 26, 2019
deaf community

Finding Community in the Deaf/deaf World

The more and varied challenges a person experiences in life, the harder it can be to feel understood. This is the case for so many deaf and hard of hearing […]
June 20, 2019
hearing loss challenges

Hearing loss challenges: How to deal with your inner critic

There are many hearing loss challenges, such as dealing with an inner critic. It can be hard, but you can overcome your own criticism.
April 19, 2019
aging

Why age-related hearing loss should not be ignored

Older adults should be aware that hearing loss and aging are normal and natural. Here how you can help your hearing loss!
March 21, 2019
sudden deafness

Learning to cope with my sudden deafness

It has been almost three years since I suddenly lost a dramatic amount of hearing in my “good ear.” It’s a funny thing to think you have complete control of […]
March 12, 2019
5 things that make tinnitus worse

5 things that can make tinnitus worse

Tinnitus is often described as whistling, buzzing or ringing in the ears. Here are some tips relating to five things that can make tinnitus worse.