Teens Suffering Hearing Loss an Alarming Trend

Research indicates that young people today are losing their hearing faster than their parents and grandparents. In fact, nearly 1 in 5 teenagers have some hearing loss. Researchers at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston examined data collected from more than 4,600 12-to-19-year-olds in two ongoing federal surveys. The first spanned from 1988 to… Continue »

You Should Buy Hearing Aids From a Hearing Professional

Today’s hearing aids are precision instruments, utilizing advance digital technology that can and should be customized to fit your specific hearing loss and your unique lifestyle needs. This is why the American Academy of Audiology, a non-profit center for hearing advocacy, published a consumer warning against “do-it-yourself hearing care,” writing, “The process requires a complete… Continue »

Hope for Tinnitus Relief

There’s new hope for tinnitus relief Tinnitus (“TIN-a-tus” or “Tin-EYE-tus”) is the medical term for the sensation of hearing sound in your ears or head when no external sound is present. In most cases, tinnitus is a subjective noise, meaning only the sufferer can hear it. Typically, sufferers describe the sound as “ringing in ears,”… Continue »