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

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

How to Know If You Have a Ruptured Eardrum

How to know if you have a ruptured eardrum

Aches and pains aren’t unusual. They come in all shapes and sizes and for too many reasons to count. But, what happens when they affect your ear? Pain here could be something simple and minor, or it could indicate something more serious like a ruptured eardrum. Here’s what you need to know about the signs… Continue reading How to Know If You Have a Ruptured Eardrum

4 Tips to Best Communicate with Those with Hearing Loss

How to communicate better with those with hearing loss

“Good communication is the bridge between confusion and clarity.” -Nat Turner Communication is an essential part of our lives. Whether it’s with family or friends, the checker at the grocery store, the agent at our insurance company or someone else, effective communication can make all the difference. Communication, effective communication, especially, is also something we… Continue reading 4 Tips to Best Communicate with Those with Hearing Loss

Tired of Listening? You May be Experiencing Listening Fatigue

listening fatigue

When we spend the day at work listening to those around us talking on the phone, making business deals, or just taking in the world revolving around us, it can be enough to take the wind out of your sails. But for some, it can be utterly exhausting. For those dealing with listening fatigue due… Continue reading Tired of Listening? You May be Experiencing Listening Fatigue

A Day in the Life of a Person with Hearing Loss

a day in the life of someone with hearing loss

If you have always lived with normal hearing, it may be difficult to understand what it’s like to live with hearing loss. Let’s take an imaginary trip into the life of a person with hearing loss. You wake up – not because you could hear an alarm or any normal household sounds, but because you… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Person with Hearing Loss