Category Archives: Hearing Health

  • Staying Safe
    Is it Okay to See a Hearing Professional During COVID-19?
    July 10, 2020

    The way we went about our everyday lives before and after COVID-19 is completely different, and there is no exception when it comes to visiting your hearing professionals. Although an essential service, many people are concerned about engaging in a non-emergency service during the pandemic. However, Beltone South is taking the necessary precautions to ensure read more…

  • Hearing Loss and Dementia
    Are Hearing Loss and Dementia Related?
    April 2, 2020

    It’s not a big surprise to many in their older years that they’re at a higher risk for hearing loss. In fact, about two-thirds of people over the age of 70 experience hearing loss to some degree. But, what you may not have known is that hearing loss increases your odds of having the condition read more…

  • Meniere's Disease
    Can Hearing Aids Help With Meniere’s Disease?
    October 9, 2019

    What is Meniere’s Disease? Meniere’s disease tends to affect one ear, rather than both ears. The hearing problem causes several sensory issues, such as: Diminishing hearing ability. Chronic transient dizziness episodes. Severe pressure in the ears. Persistent tinnitus in the affected ear. To be diagnosed with Meniere’s disease, you’ll need to have all four of read more…

  • Auditory Processing Disorder
    What is Auditory Processing Disorder?
    September 10, 2019

    For those who may not be familiar with auditory processing disorder (APD), it is a form of hearing loss that affects roughly 5 percent of school-aged children, according to a study published by the National Institute of Health. In many cases, children with auditory processing disorder are labeled slow learners, but this couldn’t be any read more…

  • Benefits of Hearing Aids
    How Hearing Aids Can Improve Your Quality of Life
    August 8, 2019

    Hearing loss impacts up to 200,000 people per year in the United States alone. There are three forms of this condition, sensorineural, in which inner ear cells are damaged, conductive, where some type of mechanical issue such as obstruction impacts hearing or mixed, which is a combination of both sensorineural and conductive manifestations. One method read more…

  • Memory Loss
    Can Hearing Aids Prevent Memory Loss?
    May 2, 2019

    Aging gracefully does not mean you should disregard the early signs of hearing loss, let alone memory loss. While you may have become a pro at lip reading, you should know that trying to get used to it can be detrimental to your memory and eventually lead to dementia. Instead of trying to adapt, let read more…

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