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

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

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

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

Getting Your Ear Tickled Might Slow The Aging Process

Tickle therapy - New study on re-balancing the Autonomic Nervous System

No one likes getting older. As we age, our bodies slow down and we experience a plethora of health issues, from changes in vision to decreasing muscle mass. These physical changes, along with the increased risk of developing dementia, make aging something that the vast majority of us would love to avoid. Unfortunately, there’s nothing… Continue reading Getting Your Ear Tickled Might Slow The Aging Process

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

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