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?
There are numerous reasons why it is important for you to ensure you have healthy hearing. Avoiding a variety of medical difficulties down the line along with ensuring you aren't disconnected from loved ones and friends are just a few. However, a recent article in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine discovered another potential link between hearing difficulty and a life threatening-issue: alcoholism and drug addiction.
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.
As the old adage states, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away". While eating a healthy diet and keeping fit is a great way to not have to see the doctor, as you age, there are certain things you will need to have checked to ensure you are continuing to live a healthy life. There are different screenings for men and women when they get over the age of 50. Some screenings are required every year. Sometimes, a simple blood test can tell you whether or not you have a serious illness. Below are some of the screening tests needed for men and women over the age of 50.
Do you enjoy swimming in a pool, lake or ocean? You're not alone! Swimming is fun, relaxing and great exercise. Here's everything you need to know about protecting your hearing health while having fun in the water.
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.
We often hear people provide us some rather insightful food theories. These theories come from friends or family members that heard something from another person, or saw a blurb online about the newest food fad.
Your brain is like any muscle, it needs to be exercised and it needs proper nutrients. You may be a whiz while watching Jeopardy, and read multiple books a month, but did you know what you eat also affects your brain?
When it comes to your health, it's best to never procrastinate when you think there are issues. A growth on your skin shouldn't be ignored, a pain in your joints or backs can't be ignored, and even your own hearing, shouldn't be taken lightly. Here are 5 reasons why you should definitely not be putting off checking on your hearing health.
Sometimes, our hearing is often something we take for granted. We don't treat it the same way we do as other parts of our body. We eat healthy for our heart, we exercise for our body, we read and do puzzles for our mind. If you think about it, our ears go through a lot during day to day activities. We hear loud noises at sports events, we listen to our music loudly in cars or on headphones and other kinds of exposure.
No matter what age you are, living a healthy life while having a balanced diet is an important part of living a long life. As we age, so does our body. There are certain activities that become more difficult to do and more difficult to recover from. Our bones are also affected negatively the older get.
On cold winter days, it can be nice to snuggle up with some tea in front of the fire, but spending more time inside sometimes can make us a little stir crazy. Don’t let colder temps keep you from being active. Here are some ideas to keep moving all winter long.