What is the Endolymphatic Sac?

New Understanding of the Endolymphatic Sac

“Memorizing and regurgitating are not science. Real science is a constant investigation of the unknown.” ― Abhijit Naskar Just when we think we have a handle on a structure and function of the body, we learn something entirely new. It’s this “constant investigation of the unknown” that has led scientists to now uncover the function… Continue reading What is the Endolymphatic Sac?

Mindfulness Might Be an Antidote for Your Tinnitus

Mindfulness for Tinnitus Relief

If you’ve ever felt that uncomfortable ringing in your ears, you’re not alone. This burdensome condition, known as tinnitus, is more common than you might think. The CDC estimates that almost 15% of the public – or over 50 million Americans – suffer from some form of tinnitus. Although it’s most commonly known as ‘ringing… Continue reading Mindfulness Might Be an Antidote for Your Tinnitus

Impact Of The Recently Proposed Audiology Patient Choice Act

The world of hearing healthcare may just get a little bigger for the millions of Americans on Medicare suffering from hearing loss. This comes after the introduction of a bipartisan bill called the Audiology Patient Choice Act by Senators Rand Paul of Kentucky and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts. This bill proposes expanding the pool of… Continue reading Impact Of The Recently Proposed Audiology Patient Choice Act

Quick Fixes for Common Hearing Aid Problems

If you are a hearing aid user that is experiencing difficulties with your devices, try some of our troubleshooting tips to help you! Below are common problems that hearing aid users face with daily use of their devices. Remember that it is important you wear your hearing aids everyday!   Are your hearing aids not… Continue reading Quick Fixes for Common Hearing Aid Problems

Proper Cleaning and Maintenance is Key!

You have made a wise decision to invest in your hearing health. So it’s good practice to learn how to clean and maintain your hearing aids at home. These wonders of technology  operate in the inside of your ear canals where they are subjected to earwax and moisture. Not really an ideal place for tiny… Continue reading Proper Cleaning and Maintenance is Key!

Tips for Effectively Communicating with a Hearing Aid User

One of the most common reasons for a communication breakdown is poor speaking habits of the individuals involved in the conversation. Things like sloppy or mumbled speech, obstructing visual cues, or talking from another room. These behaviors are generally unintentional and easy to modify. Consider the following tips when communicating with a person who wears… Continue reading Tips for Effectively Communicating with a Hearing Aid User