If you have a family member or friend experiencing hearing loss and not seeking a hearing professional’s help, you probably know how difficult it is to approach the subject. Talking about hearing loss can be an uncomfortable subject, but it is important to encourage action. Hearing loss is a serious problem in our country. About 36 million Americans have some
Advances in technology continue to help improve our lives, and one area that is certainly true is hearing aids. No longer is a hearing aid a clunky, ineffective gadget that carries with it a social stigma. Today’s hearing aids are both on the cutting edge of technology and discreet. Advanced Audiology carries hearing aids by companies including Starkey , Oticon
Do you know what’s causing your hearing loss? Is it age-related? Was excessive noise to blame? Is it something else? While many of us may think of hearing loss as simply an age-related problem, there are a variety of causes and types, and different treatment options. It’s important to understand the three types of hearing loss , and their causes.
Aren’t hearing aids just for the senior citizens? While hearing loss is certainly a more common problem as we get older, it can – and does – affect those of all ages. In fact, a recent World Health Organization study reported more than 1 billion young people are at risk of hearing loss due to personal audio devices and headphones.
You don’t know what you have until it’s gone, and that is certainly true of your hearing. Do you suffer from ringing or other noise in your ears? It may be tinnitus, but it could also be a sign of hearing loss. The American Tinnitus Association reported that one research project found 56 percent of tinnitus patients reported some hearing
Imagine constant noise in your ears, even if you’re in a quiet room. For the millions of Americans who suffer tinnitus, that is a very real problem, and the symptoms can often seem unbearable. While there is no known cure and there is much that doctors and scientists still don’t understand about tinnitus – often a symptom of hearing loss
Do you experience a constant ringing in your ears, or perhaps a whooshing, clicking or hissing noise, even when no actual external noise is present? You may be one of the estimated 45 million Americans who suffer from tinnitus. It’s important to understand that tinnitus is not a disease, but rather a symptom of underlying health conditions. In fact, while
An estimated 50 million Americans suffer from tinnitus, and Advanced Audiology wants to ensure patients understand the causes and have the tools to manage the symptoms. Ranging in degrees of severity, tinnitus commonly manifests as a ringing in the ears, buzzing, hissing, whistling, whooshing or clicking. Age-related hearing loss is one of the most common causes, and other causes include
It is well known that hearing loss is frequent in older adults, but there are some risk factors of which you may not be aware. Did you know that older adults with moderate chronic kidney disease (CKD) have a higher prevalence of hearing loss than those of the same age without CKD? That’s according to findings in a recent study
As an experienced audiologist, I’m proud to have the opportunity to help people in our community hear better and improve their relationships, self-confidence and sense of safety, and even to improve their sense of social independence. At Advanced Audiology we have a book of success stories from those who have received hearing aids, including many local leaders and physicians, and from