The Holiday Season With Hearing Loss

The Holiday Season With Hearing Loss

“Happy Thanksgiving, Aunt Mary” shouted Mary’s niece Ellen. “It’s been so long since we’ve seen you.” Ellen was right, thought Mary. It had been too long. But, amid the chaos of the greeting, Mary remembered why she avoided time with family during the holidays. It was...
Hearing Loss, End of Life and Grief

Hearing Loss, End of Life and Grief

The loss of someone close to you can be an extremely painful experience. Sometimes the loss is sudden. Unfortunately, too often, the end of life is preceded by significant health problems that may necessitate frequent trips to the hospital. These visits often require...
Why Do I Have Trouble Hearing in Noise?

Why Do I Have Trouble Hearing in Noise?

Hearing and understanding are two sides of the same coin.  It’s quite possible to hear everything someone says but at the same time understand nothing they said.  For example, if you were to listen to someone speaking in a foreign language and I asked you if you could...
15 Things To Know About Your Ears and Hearing

15 Things To Know About Your Ears and Hearing

Chances are that you know a few things about your ears and hearing that already appear on this list but did you know about all of them? Anatomy You get a new ear canal every year!  The ear canal skin is constantly growing outward at a rate of 1.3 inches every year....