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.
March 2, 2019

Hearing loss and learning disabilities in adults

People who have learning difficulties are more likely to experience hearing loss and yet they’re less likely to be diagnosed.
February 28, 2019

Yoga and meditation classes are challenging with hearing loss

When you prefer high-intensity workouts, adjusting to slower-paced activities like yoga and meditation isn’t easy. It’s even more challenging attempting them with a hearing loss. As a soccer player, working […]
September 3, 2018
hearing loss and dementia

Who is impacted by hearing loss and dementia?

  The headline is alarming. “A Minor Hearing Loss Now Can Mean Major Dementia Risk Later.” The Healthline subhead is no less reassuring: “Even a subtle loss of hearing when […]
August 21, 2018
medical appointment with hearing loss

5 tips for attending a doctor appointment with hearing loss

  For most people, making a booking and attending medical related appointments is a very simple procedure, however, this is not always the case for everyone. There are a number […]
May 30, 2018
hearing loss stereotypes

Breaking the Box: Why I don’t let hearing loss stereotypes set limits on my life

One of the things that we tend to do in our quest to make sense of the world around us is to try and categorize everything in the world around […]
May 29, 2018
hearing loss for women

Study: A healthy diet can decrease risk of hearing loss for women

A new study by Brigham and Women’s Hospital found that women can decrease their risk of hearing loss by eating a healthy diet.  The study is called Adherence to Healthful […]
April 18, 2018
costs of hearing loss

How to overcome some of the emotional and societal costs of hearing loss

Living with any disability comes with a particular set of challenges, many of which are immediately obvious. It also comes with costs and challenges, that are not so obvious.  Here […]
March 20, 2018
depression and hearing loss

How depression and hearing loss are connected

Depression is a heavy topic to deal with. It’s one that’s pretty personal as I’ve been there myself, but it is important to recognize how depression can affect people with […]
January 17, 2018
Can hearing loss make you less empathic?

Can hearing loss make you less empathic?

When we think of using our hearing aids, we tend to think of clarity, loudness and sensitivity. We home in on hearing the words spoken to us clearly, so that […]
July 31, 2017
sudden hearing loss from meniere's disease

How a hearing aid helps my mom live with Meniere’s disease

I will never forget when my mom started losing her hearing. It began with frequent vertigo episodes. Doctors eventually diagnosed the dizzy spells as Meniere’s Disease, and it began to affect her […]
June 29, 2017
is my hearing damaged?

5 Loud Noises That Could Damage Your Hearing

What happens when sounds are too loud or if we are exposed to them for too long? You may think, "is my hearing damaged?"
April 28, 2017

How an inspirational quote put me on track to accept my hearing loss

A sudden deafness in my left ear changed my life forever. I didn't know how to accept my hearing loss, until I read this quote.
April 21, 2017
risks for hearing loss

Lawnmowers, firearms are putting people at risk for hearing loss

Lawnmowers and guns are putting Americans at an increased risk for hearing loss, largely because no one is using hearing protection.
April 7, 2017

World Health Day: 3 tips to deal with hearing loss and depression

More than 11 percent of those with hearing loss also suffered from depression. Here are helpful tips for coping.
April 5, 2017

Is tinnitus hereditary?

A new study shows that certain forms of tinnitus – a persistent ringing or buzzing sound in the ears – may be hereditary. Men, in particular, may be more prone […]
March 9, 2017
how does rehab improve hearing?

3 Steps to Improve Your Hearing through Rehab

Making a commitment to train the brain to hear using hearing technology begins the hearing journey and opens the door to new possibilities.
February 16, 2017
Filing a Disability Benefits Claim Form for Deafness

How People with Hearing Loss can get Disability Benefits

Government disability benefits are designed to help support and provide you with things in life that you need because of your disability.
January 26, 2017
how antibiotics can damage your hearing

How anti-inflammatory drugs and antibiotics can damage your hearing

Did you know that some commonly prescribed drugs have the potential to damage your hearing or temporarily worsen tinnitus?
December 27, 2016
Tips to Music after Hearing Loss

How to Enjoy Music after Hearing Loss

Does hearing loss affect how we enjoy music? If so, is it possible to regain our enjoyment of music even after hearing loss? Many of us with hearing loss have […]