The Connection Between Sound And Your Ability to Concentrate

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

Alternative Treatment Options For Tinnitus Management

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

How Modern Design is Fueling the Restaurant Dilemma

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

Vocal Fluctuations And Hearing Loss

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

Personal Device Use & Children – Hearing Loss Prevention

The days of the Walkman and portable CD players are long gone. Firmly taking their place are tablets, portable gaming devices, and smartphones. With the ease at which children access their parents’ devices, or even have devices of their own, the concern over possible noise-induced hearing loss as a result of the use of these… Continue reading Personal Device Use & Children – Hearing Loss Prevention

3 Ways Untreated Hearing Loss Can Hurt Your Health

It is estimated that approximately 37 million Americans have some degree of hearing loss.  Many of those 37 million are untreated.  It may be for financial reasons, a reluctance to receive treatment, a fear of doctors or other personal reasons, but the truth is it can be a bigger problem than it may appear to be.  Living with more… Continue reading 3 Ways Untreated Hearing Loss Can Hurt Your Health

There’s an App For Hearing That

The last ten years have brought about significant improvements in hearing aids, thank goodness.  Gone are the tan, clunky analog models incapable of the finesse needed to separate speech signals from useless background noise.  Today’s hearing aids rely on digital platforms with programming flexibility for better personalization and the added benefit of being lighter, smaller and sleeker. The digital… Continue reading There’s an App For Hearing That