Hearing Health Blog
45 % of people questioned in the latest Eurotrak survey in Germany say they have had a hearing test in the last five years, far higher than the numbers reported in France and the UK. Hearing loss prevalence is also higher, along with the number of hours that hearing aids are worn. 97 % of hearing aid
Published on 09 October 2018 Tinnitus © nata_rass The latest box office success in cinemas is ‘A star is born’ featuring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga. Seasoned musician Jackson Maine (Cooper) discovers − and falls in love with − struggling artist Ally (Gaga). She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer until
Tinnitus is an ear condition that causes people to hear sounds that are not actually there. While tinnitus is not particularly dangerous to health in and of itself, it can have severe consequences for a person’s lifestyle, mental health, and ability to sleep. Given how difficult it can be to live with tinnitus, it is worth asking: can it be
As we go through life, our senses change. We see less, and so need to make appointments to get some new glasses from time to time, and we start to lose our hearing. Not everyone will experience hearing loss, but those that do tend to notice it come on later in life and gradually. It can be a very difficult
Just last year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) devoted one of its monthly Vital Signs reports to noise-induced hearing loss. Each month, Vital Signs covers “an important health threat” and, as the CDC notes, hearing loss is the “third most common chronic health condition in the U.S.” The report goes on to share many alarming facts
Research continues to link hearing loss to depression, loneliness, and many other chronic diseases. It would seem logical that hearing loss might lead to social isolation, then to loneliness, depression, and an erosion in quality of life. However, as this webinar by Victor Bray, PhD, of Salus University points out, the problem may be much more complicated .
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When most people picture a hearing aid , they imagine a visible device that loops over the back of the ear. This kind of device is still in common usage; they are known as behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing aids, and they are a suitable choice for a wide variety of people. However, BTE devices are not the only option when it
ONLINE SURVEY. A survey released recently by the Merck Manuals found that 59% of Americans say they rarely think about hearing loss, reports PR Newswire. Read more
Maintaining a yard can take a lot of effort, and it can also take a toll on your hearing. Lawnmowers, trimmers, chainsaws, and other machinery can expose you to dangerous noise levels and lead to hearing loss. With proper hearing protection, you can minimize the risk while making your lawn look great.