One of the biggest steps when it comes to resolving hearing loss issues, it realizing you may indeed have hearing loss. Whether it is because people don't know what the signs are, or they simply ignore them, you need to be aware of some of the most common signs of hearing loss. What are they?
In our next installment of our “Ask the Expert” blog series, we’re featuring Debra “Debbie” Conn out of our Uniontown and Waynesburg, Pennsylvania offices along with our New Martinsville, West Virginia office. Debbie has been with Beltone and in the hearing care business for 24 years! Let’s get to know a little bit more about Debbie.
Do you find yourself loving every minute when you are swimming in a pool, lake or ocean? You're not alone. Swimming is extremely fun and relaxing. It's great exercise and it's on everyone's to-do list when the weather warms up. One thing to consider when swimming is your hearing health. If you are swimming constantly, you could potentially be putting your hearing in danger if not managed properly.
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, thousands and thousands of people will be flying all over the United States to join family and friends for this holiday. It is the busiest travel day of the year and that means planes will be packed with passengers at numerous airports across the country. While typically routine, flying on airplanes provide a host of dangers to your health you may not know about. Frequent flyers may be at risk of damaging their hearing on board airplanes.
Although hearing aids aren't able to restore your hearing, these devices make the most of your existing hearing ability. The technology of hearing aids has progressed in such a manner that they can almost fully compensate for any lack of hearing.
Good hearing is vital to our everyday lives. We are able to enjoy our favorite music, movies and conversations with friends and families. With good hearing, we always feel included as we understand what is around us. What many people don't realize is that good hearing can lead to better overall health.
The Fourth of July is just around the corner. We will be enjoying outdoor activities, trips to the beach, BBQs and our favorite; fireworks. While the Fourth of July is an important day in remembering the signing of the Declaration of Independence, there are some important things to remember when enjoying the sights and sounds of fireworks.
You may have heard it already, the viral meme that's sweeping the internet by storm. Is it "Laurel" or "Yanny". If you haven't heard about it yet, there has been an audio recording of a word being said.