These days, many of us turn to furry four-legged friends for comfort, support, and entertainment. That being said, while many of us enjoy the companionship of a pet, many people rely on the aid of a service dog just to be able to fully participate in modern society. When most people think of an assistance… Continue reading The Life-Changing Power of Hearing Assistance Dogs
As the holiday season ends, we’re reminded of all the things we’re thankful for. Not only are we grateful to support our patients with their hearing concerns, but we appreciate the opportunity to help others in need. It’s not just the immediate people around us that can benefit from generosity; you can make a difference… Continue reading Center for Better Hearing is Happy to Support the Hearing Health Foundation
With the new year upon us, many of us plan on making changes. Resolutions often include quitting smoking, eating healthier foods, losing weight, and working out more often. How about a new year’s resolution to preserve our hearing? Here are a few ideas to ring in a new year while protecting our hearing in the… Continue reading A New Year for Hearing Health
A hearing aid will not cure your hearing loss. However, the device will help you hear better, communicate effectively, and get more enjoyment out of life. Modern hearing aids are mini computers with extensive high-tech features. With all of the selections and options available today, hearing aids can be a confusing subject for many people.… Continue reading Do I Need A Hearing Aid And How Do I Get One?
Hearing loss is one of the most common medical problems in the world. Hearing loss greater than 40 dB affects approximately 466 million people worldwide, or about 5% of the global population but, unfortunately, many people with hearing loss experience significant stigma because of their condition. For many people who develop hearing loss later in life, it… Continue reading The Stigma That Comes with Hearing Loss
Imagine for a minute that certain sounds had power over you. The power to make your head spin and shake your balance… it’s not a scene from a science fiction novel or the latest horror movie. It’s a real-life condition that affects an estimated one to two percent of the population, and it’s one that… Continue reading What is Semicircular Canal Dehiscence?
Perhaps you’ve found yourself in this situation: the one where you sit down to focus on your creative work and realized the environment is entirely too quiet for you to be productive. So you turn some music on. Problem solved, right? But you realize into the third song that you can’t focus on your work… Continue reading The Connection Between Sound And Your Ability to Concentrate
Tinnitus does not have a cure. However, the symptoms of tinnitus are manageable and can reduce the discomfort associated with tinnitus. If you are among the many individuals who have tinnitus, it is essential that you find ways to alleviate the effects of tinnitus. If you are seeking alternative ways to help you manage your… Continue reading Alternative Treatment Options For Tinnitus Management
Restaurants are big business these days with chefs reaching celebrity status and the average American eating out at least five times per week! With a variety of cuisines, choices that can be personalized for specialized diets and dietary needs and budget-friendly options that seem more upscale than fast food, modern restaurants seem to be a perfect solution… Continue reading How Modern Design is Fueling the Restaurant Dilemma
According to the Linguistic Society of America, there are nearly 7,000 distinct human languages, which include everything from Hopi to British Sign Language. Humankind’s propensity for spoken language, however, would be difficult, if not impossible, without one key skill of the human brain: the ability to control the pitch of our voices. While this might not… Continue reading Vocal Fluctuations And Hearing Loss