Managing Thanksgiving When Your Hearing Is an Issue

Managing Thanksgiving When Your Hearing Is an Issue

After the last year’s COVID holiday wipeout, family get-togethers will be coming back strong this year. For those with hearing issues, that might mean once again—or for the first time—dealing with the challenge of a loud, crowded holiday. This can make family fun a...
Talking Through Hearing Loss

Talking Through Hearing Loss

If someone you know is exhibiting signs of hearing loss—but not being realistic about it—then it’s probably time for a sit down with them. Which is a challenging prospect. There are many reasons why someone will need to buckle down and deal with their hearing loss....
For Some, Getting COVID Is a Long-Term Event

For Some, Getting COVID Is a Long-Term Event

As has become clear, nothing is easy with COVID-19. Even with vaccines widely available, the current wave of infections will inevitably result in more cases of what is known as long-haul COVID. What we’ve learned over the last year and a half is that a small minority...
COVID and Your Long-Haul Hearing

COVID and Your Long-Haul Hearing

The long-term implications for the health of individuals who have had COVID-19 are still being learned. This is an ongoing, real-time lab experiment that spans the globe and a myriad of unique circumstances. And one of the many areas being studied and tracked is the...
Oticon Ups Its Game

Oticon Ups Its Game

The march of technology keeps getting smaller and smaller. In fact, small enough to fit into your ear. With a 2021 rollout, one of the long-time leaders in hearing aid tech — the Danish company Oticon — is releasing its new Oticon More line. Harnessing what the...
Cut Down On Stress and Save Your Hearing

Cut Down On Stress and Save Your Hearing

The connection between chronic stress and hearing loss is not actually that complicated. The workings of the ear are very dependent on healthy blood circulation; stress wreaks havoc with the cardiovascular system. That’s the direct line. What stress does is release a...