Can a Virus Cause Hearing Loss?

Viruses and hearing loss

Hearing loss is one of the most common disabilities around the globe. Affecting approximately 466 million people worldwide, or more than five percent of the global population, the loss of hearing has become one of the most frequent reasons people visit their doctor. While it’s more widely known that it can stem from aging, exposure… Continue reading Can a Virus Cause Hearing Loss?

6 Tips to Extend the Life of Your Hearing Aid Battery

Battery life

There’s a lot out there about hearing aids and all the features they now offer from wireless capabilities to tinnitus blockers. Not only that, according to much of the research now coming out, hearing aids are even linked to better health and lower risk of certain serious health conditions such as cognitive decline. Whether you’re… Continue reading 6 Tips to Extend the Life of Your Hearing Aid Battery

Fact or Fiction: Common Misconceptions About Hearing Aids

Hearing aid myths

While MythBusters likely won’t be getting involved with this one, hearing health professionals are able to lay to rest some questions about myth vs. fact for their audience of people needing hearing aids Myth: Hearing loss is something that happens to older people. Fact: Approximately one out of every five people over the age of… Continue reading Fact or Fiction: Common Misconceptions About Hearing Aids

This New Drug Could Be the Answer to Your Tinnitus

Drug for Tinnitus & Meniere's

There is now new hope for many of those living with Meniere’s disease and the tinnitus that is so often a part of it. A new drug currently in trials shows promise for relieving the symptoms of the disease. Could you be one of the thousands to benefit in the near future? What is Meniere’s… Continue reading This New Drug Could Be the Answer to Your Tinnitus

The Rising Cost of Healthcare and its Effects on Untreated Hearing Loss

Healthcare costs

It comes as no surprise to most people that the cost of healthcare is rising year by year. From an increase in the cost of services to prescriptions, it can be noted across America. From the younger working class through retirees living on a fixed income, there are few that it has not touched. There… Continue reading The Rising Cost of Healthcare and its Effects on Untreated Hearing Loss

How Hearing Aids of the Future May Be Controlled by the Brain

Brain controlled hearing aids

It’s hard to argue that hearing aids have advanced at a rapid rate. Especially in recent years. Millions of people with hearing loss benefit from these revolutionary little devices every day, and hearing healthcare providers, researchers, and hearing aid manufacturers have raced to keep up with the demand for easier to use, more natural-sounding devices… Continue reading How Hearing Aids of the Future May Be Controlled by the Brain

Q-Tips Have an Impact on Hearing Health

Cotton Swabs Can Be Harmful To Your Ears

The human body is truly an amazing thing. It has the ability to repair itself. The human nose can differentiate between 1 trillion various smells. We can even create a whole new life. We’re also equipped with a natural way of cleaning our ears. Earwax. It’s kind of gross, kind of irritating, and can be… Continue reading Q-Tips Have an Impact on Hearing Health

Hearing Solutions of North Georgia is Proud to Support the Hearing Health Foundation

Happy Holidays

As the holiday season ends, we’re reminded of all the things we’re thankful for. Not only are we grateful to support our patients with their hearing concerns, but we appreciate the opportunity to help others in need. It’s not just the immediate people around us that can benefit from generosity; you can make a difference… Continue reading Hearing Solutions of North Georgia is Proud to Support the Hearing Health Foundation

The Risks of Concussions on Your Hearing Brain

Concussions and hearing health

Concussions have garnered worldwide attention for their effects on players in the NFL, professional boxers, and their relations to sudden deaths, making them a dangerous reality for many athletes and recreation enthusiasts. In fact, the CDC estimates between 1.6-3.8 million sports and recreation-related concussions occur every year. With such a high volume of cases, this… Continue reading The Risks of Concussions on Your Hearing Brain

Water in Your Ears? Here’s What to do

Swimming and clogged ears

We’ve all experienced it before: You get out of the pool, wrap up in a towel, and dry off, but you still have water in your ears. As much as you try to shake your head and get that pesky water out of your ears, it just won’t budge. Minutes and hours tick by, your… Continue reading Water in Your Ears? Here’s What to do