• Good intentions to keep ears clean may be risking the ability to hear

    The ear is a delicate and intricate area, including the skin of the ear canal and the eardrum. Therefore, special care should be given to this part of the body. Start by discontinuing the use of cotton-tipped applicators and the habit of probing the ears. Cerumen…

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  • Alzheimer’s & Hearing Loss: How Are They Related?

    June is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Each year, people across the country join together to spread awareness about this degenerative brain disease that influences memory and other cognitive abilities. What you might not know is Alzheimer’s is connected…

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  • Hearing Loss-Spotlight on Adults

    Hearing loss is one of the most common chronic health conditions in adults—yet far too often, it is left untreated. While many adults think hearing loss is simply a nuisance that comes with aging, it is much more. Hearing loss can affect every area of a person’s…

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  • How To Get Used To Hearing Aids

    You know how dazzling the sun can seem when you walk out of a dark movie theater during daylight? Your immediate reaction may be to cover your eyes—a reflexive response based on your brain telling you that it’s too bright for you to be out there. Getting a…

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