Studies have found that people with hearing loss are up to five times more likely to develop dementia and alzheimer’s disease compared to those with normal hearing.
If you have noticed that you don’t hear as well as you used to, it’s a good idea to see one of our audiologist at Landmark Hearing as soon as possible. Research conducted by John Hopkins Medicine in 2011 indicates that the longer you wait to seek hearing loss treatment, the more likely your brain will forget how to interpret sound. Continue reading
Hearing Loss and Fitness Classes
Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), or hearing loss due to noise exposure affects about 15 percent of adults between the ages of 20 and 69. The increase of noise-induced hearing loss among adults has been associated with exposure to occupational as well as non occupational sources of noise. Continue reading
The holiday season is right around the corner!
For the most of us, this joyful season is filled with family dinners, celebrations, gatherings with friends, holiday parties, and an enormous amount of socializing. It is a fun time to bundle up and enjoy the decorations as well as the general magical feeling of happiness that comes along with the season. However, if you are not careful, all of the socializing and holiday hubbub can become quite overwhelming. With hearing loss, this can be quite a difficult time. This season, try these few tips to ensure that you have a more joyful holiday experience. Continue reading
Dating can be tough under any circumstance- where to go, what to wear, wondering if the person will like you and ask for a second date. Especially in today’s high tech world of online dating, profile pictures are everything and our love lives are in the hands of computer algorithms. With hearing loss, things can seem even more complicated and overwhelming. Continue reading
Possibly the most challenging communication environment presents itself when we are dining out with friends. The clatter of dishes, the conversations of tables in close proximity, the hustle and bustle of the restaurant staff, all contribute to overwhelming noise levels for those with hearing impairment.
The Answer is YES! You probably should not put anything in your ear that is smaller than your fist.
In order to understand why you don’t need to swab out your ears, we first need to understand why we have earwax to begin with. That gross gunk, medically known as cerumen, is actually there for protection. The purpose of earwax is to keep your ear canals clean.
The number of teenagers with tinnitus reaches alarming levels due to mobile devices.
Tinnitus affects approximately 300 million people worldwide and according to a new study this number is only going to increase.
Is your hearing not quite what is used to be? That is not uncommon… nor is the fact that hearing loss can hinder effective communication. Communication in the presence of hearing loss can be a difficult and stressful task for both parties involved. However, the difficulty can be alleviated provided that both parties work together and take responsibility for effective communication.
Struggling with hearing loss can make your life difficult but the inspirational Nyle DiMarco who is a deaf actor, model, spokesperson and the recent winner of Dancing With The Stars didn’t let it bring him down.
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association states that there is linkage between diabetes and a higher risk of hearing loss. Continue reading