• Radiation and Hearing Loss
    Can Long Exposure to Radiation Cause Hearing Loss?
    September 7, 2021

    While getting radiation is scary enough in itself, learning that it can be linked to hearing loss can be devastating. Radiation specifically to the brain, throat, or ear area can lead to hearing loss in some patients. As with most medical conditions, some patients will be more at risk for developing hearing loss than others. read more…

  • Acoustic Neuroma
    Acoustic Neuroma: What is it?
    August 3, 2021

    Acoustic Neuroma is also known as Vestibular Schwannoma and describes a non-cancerous, slow-forming tumor that develops on the vestibular nerve. This nerve is responsible for balance and hearing. Therefore, the progression of Acoustic Neuroma causes dizziness, loss of balance, and hearing loss. With only 20,000 cases emerging each year, the condition is rare. The cause read more…

  • Meidcation and Hearing Loss
    Can Sleeping Pills Contribute to Hearing Loss?
    July 7, 2021

    The Mayo Clinic states that tinnitus affects some 15 to 20 percent of the American population. That’s as many as one in every five people, which is a staggering figure. If you have tinnitus, you’re not alone. Millions of people struggle with this condition, and many lose valuable sleep because of it. However, help is read more…

  • Addressing Tinnitus
    Tinnitus – What is it And Can Hearing Aids Help
    June 17, 2021

    When we get older, ringing, buzzing, or other noises in one or both of our ears is possibly a sign that we have a medical condition known as “Tinnitus.”  Below is some general information about tinnitus and how hearing aids can often help those suffering from this condition. What is Tinnitus Buzzing, roaring, a high-pitched read more…

  • Which Hearing Aid is Best
    Which Hearing Aid is Best for Sensorineural Hearing Loss?
    June 3, 2021

    Sensorineural hearing loss happens when there is damage to the nerve pathways between the inner ear and the brain. This is a permanent type of hearing loss characterized by difficulty hearing soft sounds. Many also complain of loud noises being overly muffled. This type of hearing loss can be caused by several different circumstances, including read more…

  • Invention of Hearing Aids
    Who Invented Hearing Aids?
    May 7, 2021

    Many people have fallen victim to a condition known as hearing loss. Before the 16th century, many individuals were assumed to have various disabilities and were looked down upon by others. However, when a Spanish monk taught people with hearing loss how to read, speak, and write, people’s perception of those with hearing loss changed read more…

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