Even if you aren't ready for hearing aids, mild hearing loss can impose surprising difficulties in everyday life that shouldn't be underestimated. Here's how to cope and take the next steps.
Discriminately sharing information about your hearing loss and hearing aids with your grandchildren helps them understand your challenges and develop sensitivity for others. Use these kid-friendly talking points.
If speech seems muffled and you have trouble hearing birds sing or doorbells ring, you may have high-frequency hearing loss. Learn the causes and treatments for this common type of hearing loss.
Along with reminders about how to safely enjoy summer fun, don’t forget to include a few that deal with keeping their hearing healthy, too.
Improve your driving skills with these tips and make all your trips safe ones, even if your hearing isn't what it used to be.
June is Men's Health Month - time to celebrate men by being mindful of good health, including hearing health. Here's how to get started.
A Texas audiologist parlayed a score on a high school interest test into an unconventional audiology practice that includes the latest hearing aid technology, hearing conservation, occasional encounters with famous musicians and patient-friendly customer service.
We asked our readers how noisy their lives are and the results prove hearing hazards can lurk where you least expect them. Find out how to preserve your hearing in unexpectedly noisy places.
Whether tinnitus is a symptom of a larger issue or something isolated, it needs to be evaluated by a hearing care professional to determine if there is something causing it and how to best treat it.
Asserting yourself isn’t rude, it’s essential -- especially if you want to get the most out of interactions with friends and family.
A recent review of published medical studies proves hearing loss is not top-of-mind for physicians who treat patients likely to have it. Here's how to improve communication with your medical providers.
Live concerts and music festivals create lasting memories, but one study confirms an effective way to make sure they don't also create lasting hearing loss.
Does your child need swim ear plugs? Here's what you need to know to keep his ears healthy and make a decision that's right for you.
Studies show mineral-rich foods are helpful in preventing hearing loss but be sure to consult your physician before adding any supplements to your diet.
Before you make the purchase, ask these questions to make sure you’re buying the right type of hearing devices for your budget, lifestyle and degree of hearing loss.
Have you finally decided it's time to take action to correct your hearing loss? Here are the top 10 things you need before you buy hearing aids.
With a career that has spanned clinical practice, education and research, Dr. Elizabeth Kennedy, along with her staff at Associates in Hearing HealthCare serves patients with commitment to positive outcomes.
Want to make a difference for people who have hearing loss? Support organizations that put hearing loss and its challenges front and center, raising money and awareness for this important cause.
For deaf kids or those with hearing loss, summer camps can provide life-changing experiences, boost self-esteem and create lifelong friendships. Here's how to find the right camp for your child.
Temporary hearing loss has many potential causes. Treating it depends on the underlying problem. Here are some options for dealing with it quickly.
Dr. Lisa Alber brings love for her hometown, a passion for patient care and a can-do attitude to Greenfield, Massachusetts.
Today's technology makes the world a noisy place, but there are ways to lessen the impact it has on your body and psyche.
New research discovers a way to regenerate support cells in the cochlea for a possible future hearing loss treatment.
Learn about what happens to your ears during air travel and what you can do to prevent pain, discomfort and temporary hearing loss.