One of our most important sensory organs are our ears, thus hearing impairment has significant consequences. Hearing loss can be age-related, triggered by loud noises or infections, or hereditary. Hearing loss can occur very suddenly or accumulate over time. Fortunately, in most cases hearing impairment and quality of life can be greatly improved using hearing aids. Find out how.
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Hearing impairment can have significant consequences on one of most important sensory organs. In some cases, hearing loss can be triggered by loud noises or infections, but for most, hearing loss is gradual, age-related and only noticeable as it progresses. Fortunately, impaired hearing can be improved, or even fully corrected, with the use of a hearing aid. Find out how.
Teach your Grandkids about Hearing Loss
You love being a grandparent and you love your grandchildren. You especially love their inquisitive nature and all of the interesting questions they ask you - “Why is the sky blue?" or “What happened to the dinosaurs?” If you're wearing hearing aids they may even ask you, "What are those things in your ears?" When the time comes, here are few pointers to teach your grandkids about hearing loss.
Better Hearing Month
May is Better Hearing Month and what better time of year to address your hearing health with a FREE evaluation at your nearest Connect Hearing. Our top-rated Audiology Team is here to answer all your hearing-related questions.
One minute, everything sounds completely normal. The next, everything sounds muffled like speaking to someone on the other side of a wall — acute hearing loss typically occurs without any warning. Patients therefore require a lot of information about causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. You can find answers to the most frequently asked questions here.
4 Reasons to Get Your Hearing Checked by a Professional
Hearing loss is very treatable, but many people don’t even realize they’ve experienced hearing loss until years after it has begun. In fact, a study done by the CDC revealed that one in four adults who reported having good or excellent hearing actually had measurable hearing loss.
Do I Need a Hearing Aid?
Have you recently experienced difficulties in hearing or understanding? Or have you always had hearing problems? Next, find out here how to recognize the signs of hearing impairment, and when it makes sense to have a hearing aid. You can also find out whether you need a hearing aid for both ears.
Do you think you might be suffering from hearing loss? Then act now! The first step towards a better quality of life is to visit your hearing care professional. A hearing test will show if you are actually suffering from hearing loss. If you are, your hearing care professional will explain the available options. Our online hearing screening will give you an initial indication of your hearing ability.