Do you know which type of professional to see for your hearing loss or balance disorder? Here's what you need to know to make the right choice.
Hearing instrument specialists are licensed healthcare providers who can dispense hearing aids, provide hearing tests and provide other hearing care services. Learn more about when you should see a hearing instrument specialist.
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.
Do you need a hearing aid upgrade? Hearing aids are complex pieces of technology, and even with regular maintenance will eventually need replaced. Find out if it's time for you to get new hearing aids.
While most modern high-quality hearing aids can be expected to last somewhere between three and seven years, two people can buy exactly the same hearing aid and have them last vastly different amounts of time.
Is the stress from the seemingly never-ending pandemic causing your tinnitus to flare up? You're not alone. Tinnitus sufferer and expert Glenn Schweitzer shares more advice on how to adjust to the stressful state of the world.
With a few precautions, hearing aid users can participate in water-related and avoid hearing aid water damage.
Do you need waterproof hearing aids? Learn about waterproof and water resistant hearing aids and how to keep your devices working their best.
Are you tempted to try ear candling to clean your ears? While it's growing in popularity, ear candling is considered dangerous and there is no medical research showing it works.
If you or a loved one experiences hearing loss, you may be referred to an ENT or neurotologist for specialty care. These doctors treat disorders or the ear, nose and throat and perform skull base surgery, including cochlear implants.
Audiologists are experts in hearing care and hearing loss. They work in a wide variety of settings, from clinics to hospitals to private hearing aid practices.
Nursing home care can be a challenging transition if your loved one has hearing loss or wears hearing aids. Here are some tips for making sure they get the hearing care they need.
Hearing loss can affect a hospice patient's quality of care and the connections that are so important with family, medical professionals and caregivers.
If speech seems muffled and you have trouble hearing women's and kid's voices, birds sing or doorbells ring, you may have high-frequency hearing loss. Learn the causes and treatments for this common type of hearing loss.
For people with severe hearing loss in one ear, devices known as CROS or BiCROS hearing aids are a possible solution. They work by picking up sound in the "bad" ear and transmitting it to the "good" ear.
We've all heard of annual physicals and twice-a-year dental appointments, but how often should you get your hearing checked? The answer depends on your current hearing abilities, age, job and other risk factors.
Even with normal hearing, taking a hearing test can be mentally draining. The experience helped Healthy Hearing Managing Editor Joy Victory understand why hearing loss should always be treated.
Named for how it looks on an audiogram, "cookie-bite" hearing loss means a person struggles to hear mid-range pitches.
Grandma Becky Cymbaluk wrote the book she couldn't find for her granddaughter, who was born with hearing loss.
Students interested in receiving the best education in the hearing health sciences may want to investigate these colleges.
Wear your hearing aids as prescribed, keep them in a safe place when you take them out – and know what to do if the unexpected happens.
Keep a few books on hearing loss and hearing aids in the house so your kids -- regardless of whether they have normal hearing or hearing loss -- can learn to celebrate the differences in others.
Nearly all babies born in the U.S. are given newborn hearing screening while still in the hospital. Learn more about how babies are tested and what you should do if your child fails her screening.
Learn about the symptoms, causes and treatments of hearing loss in newborns, infants and babies.