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?
Like the old saying goes, “you’re only as old as you feel”. While that’s a great mantra to live by, sometimes, no matter how we feel, our body will force us to believe otherwise. It’s up to you to not only feel good, but staying active and keeping busy is a great way to maintain a healthy body and mind. Maintaining healthy hearing can also keep you feeling young. Below are some incredible benefits to ensuring you have healthy healthy hearing.
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.
Why do I have ringing in my ears? According to the American Tinnitus Association, tinnitus affects more than 45 million Americans surprisingly making it one of the most common health conditions in the United States. What is it? What causes it? Hearing loss, stress, head or brain trauma and other medical issues are just a few of the factors involved in both long or short-term cases of tinnitus.
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.