Can an Ear Infection Result in Hearing Loss?

Ear infections and hearing loss

It’s the middle of the night and your toddler is crying, irritable, and unable to settle down. Your frustrated because they can’t tell you what’s wrong. Then you notice they’re tugging at one ear and the problem becomes apparent. The poor little bit probably has a middle ear infection. For parents of older children, they… Continue reading Can an Ear Infection Result in Hearing Loss?

American Girl’s 2020 Girl of the Year Has Hearing Loss

American girl doll with hearing loss

A lot has changed in the world of dolls since Barbie premiered in 1959. The classic Barbie look—blonde, blue-eyed, thin, and Caucasian—may still be available, but she is now available in much greater variety. The same is true for many dolls and toy brands. Dolls are now available with various hair and eye colors, skin… Continue reading American Girl’s 2020 Girl of the Year Has Hearing Loss

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

Living in Isolation- Social Seclusion for those with Hearing Loss

Hearing loss and social isolation

For many people, social interaction is a must. You see family, friends, coworkers, strangers in the grocery store. You make conversation with them and chat about your day, future plans, and how your kids did in their sporting events. It can be a very different picture for someone living with hearing loss. The frustration of… Continue reading Living in Isolation- Social Seclusion for those with Hearing Loss

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

Are You Missing Out Due to Hearing Loss?

Are you not hearing clearly? Is that considered hearing loss?

Do you feel like your missing out on important details when you are talking with friends? Do coworkers look at you expectantly during a conversation but you’re not sure why? Are family members getting frustrated with you or accusing you of not paying attention? You may be dealing with some form of hearing loss. Many… Continue reading Are You Missing Out Due to Hearing Loss?

A Healthy Diet Leads to Healthy Hearing

healthy eating and hearing health

Eating healthy makes you feel healthy, it’s really that simple. As one of the most important parts of a well-balanced life, a proper diet is even prescribed by doctors to help combat all types of illnesses and conditions like obesity, diabetes, depression, and a variety of other ailments. With this type of endorsement, we’re sure… Continue reading A Healthy Diet Leads to Healthy Hearing

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