Category Archives: Hearing Health

  • Cochlear Implant
    Can You Use a Hearing Aid with a Cochlear Implant?
    April 8, 2021

    For those who have severe hearing loss or even deafness, a cochlear implant may be helpful. This implant is a small electronic device that bypasses the hearing process by using electric signals to directly stimulate the auditory nerve. Many hearing care specialists recommend pairing cochlear implants with traditional hearing aids as they provide many useful read more…

  • Hearing Loss and Hospital Stay
    Conductive vs. Sensorineural Hearing Loss
    February 4, 2021

    Hearing loss is not a new condition. In fact, about five percent of the entire population deals with some level of hearing loss. That’s over 466 million people! With even the slightest bit of hearing loss, people can find it challenging to communicate with the world around them. If left untreated, this can result in read more…

  • New Years Resolution
    Healthy Hearing: New Years Resolutions
    January 7, 2021

    As New Year’s starts to approach, many of us are taking stock of where we are and where we would like to head in the future. While your hearing health may not be at the top of your list, it’s something that you should consider adding. Here are some great 2021 new year resolutions that read more…

  • Conductive vs. Sensorineural Hearing Loss
    Conductive vs. Sensorineural Hearing Loss
    December 29, 2020

    Hearing loss is a serious issue affecting approximately 48 million people in America, and nearly one in three people age 65+. Not only does hearing impairment impinge on our ability to communicate, but it also has negative implications on social life, employment, and even mental health.  If you, or someone you know, suffers from a read more…

  • 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…

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