3 Impressive Features of Modern Hearing Aid Technology in 2020

Modern hearing aids

Like most technology, hearing aids have made progress at an impressive rate. First introduced to the commercial market in 1913, hearing aids used to be the size of filing cabinets until they had advanced into the hearing aids of the 1970s that you may remember: bulky, beige, and hardly inconspicuous. Today, hearing aids are more… Continue reading 3 Impressive Features of Modern Hearing Aid Technology in 2020

How Zebrafish are Explaining How Brain Rewiring Occurs in the Profoundly Congenitally Deaf

Brain Rewiring

According to a pioneering study conducted by the Oregon State University College of Science, small freshwater zebrafish have highlighted how the brain of humans who are congenitally deaf will rewire itself and affect how they learn. This is the first step in analyzing congenital deafness further than just the sensory hair cells inside the ear.… Continue reading How Zebrafish are Explaining How Brain Rewiring Occurs in the Profoundly Congenitally Deaf

Hearing Loss and Healthy Relationships

Hearing loss and relationships

For over 48 million Americans, hearing loss is an aspect of their day to day life, possibly affecting their work, education, and friendships. But can hearing loss pose problems for your romantic relationships? Unfortunately, though it impacts the person struggling with a hearing loss far greater than the ones around them, studies show that this… Continue reading Hearing Loss and Healthy Relationships

This Could Be Your Secret Weapon For Maintaining Brain Function

Hearing aids and brain function

Science never sleeps, and so researchers always seem to be uncovering new information and new connections to help improve our understanding of ourselves and the world around us. That includes our hearing health. In recent years, much as been discovered and learned about hearing, including how healthy hearing and hearing loss are connected to brain… Continue reading This Could Be Your Secret Weapon For Maintaining Brain Function

How To Choose The Perfect Hearing Aid For Your Active Lifestyle

hearing aids for active lifestyles

Hearing loss does not have to mean the loss of your active lifestyle, whether that be playing sports, hiking, or enjoying the great outdoors. With more than a quarter of hearing aid users reporting dissatisfaction, making a change when addressing your hearing and lifestyle needs have become more and more important to living a full… Continue reading How To Choose The Perfect Hearing Aid For Your Active Lifestyle

Surprising Risk Factors For Hearing Loss

When many of us consider the classic risk factors for hearing loss, we think of things such as a traumatic injury or a lifetime of exposure to loud noise. While these events and environmental issues are, indeed, significant risk factors for hearing loss, there are many other risk factors for hearing loss that fly under… Continue reading Surprising Risk Factors For Hearing Loss

How To Avoid Losing Your Hearing Aids

Losing the ability to hear is bad enough, but what if you lose your hearing aids too? Losing hearing aids is more common than you might think. If your hearing aids are not in your ears or a safe storage container when not in use, there is no limit to the ways a hearing aid… Continue reading How To Avoid Losing Your Hearing Aids

Researchers Identify A New Part Of The Age-Related Hearing Loss Puzzle

For many of us, hearing loss is just another part of getting older. It’s well known at this point that as we age, we start to slow down and change in a number of ways. Although everyone is unique, for many people, the aging process comes with decreased mobility and diminished sensory capacities, including hearing… Continue reading Researchers Identify A New Part Of The Age-Related Hearing Loss Puzzle

Family Engagement Is Vital For The Success Of The Child With Hearing Loss

The majority of children with hearing loss have parents and siblings with normal hearing. Because the family’s hearing is normal, understanding and empathizing with the child that has hearing loss may create a challenge. New research indicates that engagement by the family of a child with hearing loss is vital to early development and academic… Continue reading Family Engagement Is Vital For The Success Of The Child With Hearing Loss

The Emotional Ramifications Of Hearing Health Decline

The increased rate of hearing loss in the older population seems to be common knowledge these days. According to Starkey, people ages 65 and older are five times more likely to suffer from hearing loss than younger people. The instances of hearing loss get even larger the older you get, too. Out of all those… Continue reading The Emotional Ramifications Of Hearing Health Decline