5 Tips for Communicating with Hearing Loss

5 Tips for Communicating with Hearing Loss

Hearing loss reduces a person’s ability to absorb and process sound which makes communication challenging. One of the most common chronic medical conditions, hearing loss produces a range of symptoms that strains communication. This includes: tinnitus (buzzing or...
Earbud Use Could Harm Your Hearing

Earbud Use Could Harm Your Hearing

Earbud use has become part of daily living. Listening to music, podcasts, or audiobooks using earbuds is often part of commuting to work, travel, working from home etc. Additionally, you could be using earbuds while exercising and talking on the phone. Earbuds have...
Tips for Communicating with Face Masks

Tips for Communicating with Face Masks

Now months into a global pandemic, you have likely been wearing a face mask for some time. Health experts continue to advocate for wearing a face mask to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Though wearing a face mask and practicing social distancing are major ways you...
How Does Active Noise Cancelling Work?

How Does Active Noise Cancelling Work?

Noise cancellation technology has become an integral feature in various electronic markets including headphone and hearing aid industries. There is a wide-range of products available that include some degree of noise-cancellation technology. There are different ways...
Tips for Cleaning Your Ears

Tips for Cleaning Your Ears

Cleaning our ears and removing earwax may seem like a simple task that we perform routinely with ease. But do your ears ever feel blocked up? This is a sign of excess earwax which can make it a little more difficult to hear clearly. You may need to try new ways to...
Tips for Watching TV with Hearing Aids

Tips for Watching TV with Hearing Aids

Watching TV is an activity we engage in regularly. Depending on age range, some people can spend up to five hours a day watching TV. This is a significant amount of time and if you have trouble hearing, it can be frustrating struggling to understand the programming...
Common Signs of Food Allergies

Common Signs of Food Allergies

You most likely know at least one person who has a food allergy, or may have one yourself! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 4-6% of children and 4% of adults have a food allergy. This condition is the result of the immune system...