• Early Hearing Loss
    Early Hearing Loss and Substance Abuse Issues
    April 4, 2019

    Individuals under the age of 50 who suffer from hearing loss are more likely to turn to drugs or alcohol, according to a research study. One finding that the study uncovered is that younger people with hearing impairments are more likely to misuse opioids than those who have normal hearing. The Study According to the read more…

  • Age-Related Hearing Loss
    Understanding Age-Related Hearing Loss
    March 7, 2019

    Around one in three people over the age of 65 have some level of hearing loss. When someone experiences hearing loss as a result of aging, it is called presbycusis. This type of hearing occurs gradually and often affects a person’s ability to hear higher frequency sounds. What are the symptoms of presbycusis? Usually, the read more…

  • Beltone South | World Hearing Day
    Raise Awareness on World Hearing Day
    February 7, 2019

    What is World Hearing Day? World Hearing Day, held on March 3rd every year, was created by the World Health Organization (WHO) to bring awareness on how to reduce and prevent hearing loss and improve hearing care worldwide. Every year the World Health Organization comes up with a theme that aims to create awareness on read more…

  • Beltone South | The Basics of Hearing Loss
    The Basics of Hearing Loss
    January 3, 2019

    Hearing loss symptoms most often occur gradually. Sometimes it can start with turning the volume up on the television, or asking people to repeat themselves. For others, it can start with a persistent ringing in the ears. No matter how your hearing loss begins, it is important that you get your hearing checked to prevent read more…

  • Beltone South | Myth and Fact
    Myths & Facts About Hearing Loss
    December 5, 2018

    There may be several reasons why someone is reluctant to get a hearing aid. They may have memories of their grandparents wearing bulky aids in their ears. They may think that they can hear good enough without one. There are a lot of myths surrounding hearing loss and hearing aids. That’s why we put together read more…

  • Beltone South | Tinnitus
    What Is Tinnitus?
    November 5, 2018

    Ringing, roaring, clicking, buzzing. These are the words people have used to describe symptoms of tinnitus and while some people hear the noise constantly, for others, it comes and goes. But what exactly is tinnitus? Is it a temporary condition or one that must be managed for the rest of one’s life? How do you read more…

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