Types of Hearing Loss
May 02, 2019

Types of Hearing Loss

Hearing Loss Comes in Different Forms Hearing loss usually is a gradual process that tends to occur as a result of aging, extreme exposure to loud noises and other factors such as excessive accumulation of earwax. Depending on the severity of the impairment, conditions can be permanent or temporary. There are three common types of hearing impairment that will be discussed in this piece to enlighten you more. Conductive hearing loss Certain conditions trigger the development of conductive


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Types of Hearing Loss
May 01, 2019

Types of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss usually is a gradual process that tends to occur as a result of aging, extreme exposure to loud noises and other factors such as excessive accumulation of earwax. Depending on the severity of the impairment, conditions can be permanent or temporary. There are three common types of hearing impairment that will be discussed in this piece to enlighten you more. Conductive hearing loss Certain conditions trigger the development of conductive hearing impairment. They include blocked


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Waterproof Hearing Aids
Apr 22, 2019

Waterproof Hearing Aids 101

What Are Waterproof Hearing Aids? Whether you tend to forget to remove your hearing aids prior to taking a shower or enjoy being out on the water, you may be familiar with the idea of waterproof hearing aids. While there aren't any hearing aids available that are truly waterproof, there are many water-resistant models out there that can give you what you need. What Are IP Ratings and What Do They Mean? Ingress Protection (IP) ratings are hearing aid ratings that the International


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Hearing Loss Surgery
Apr 03, 2019

Can Surgery Correct Hearing Loss?

Hearing Loss Sugery is Possible Close to 48 million Americans suffer from some level of hearing loss that affects their everyday lives. Aspects affected include relationships, health, communication and even careers. If you have a hearing impairment, you may have a question in your mind as to whether it’s possible to have surgery to restore your hearing. Generally, it depends on certain factors. Surgery to correct a hearing impairment is possible with certain types of loss, but only a small


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Ear Pain
Mar 21, 2019

Preventing In-Flight Ear Pain

Normally the pressure in your ears is the same as the air pressure outside, but when pressure changes, it can result in ear pain. Your ears cannot adjust to this change fast enough leading to air and fluid being trapped in the middle ear. Hearing loss or a ruptured eardrum can occur in severe cases. This is what happens on airplanes, as the air pressure changes quickly as the plane ascends or descends. Fortunately, there are things that you can do to reduce the likelihood of this occurring when


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Hearing Loss Affects Our Rock Legends
Mar 07, 2019

Hearing Loss Affects Our Rock Legends

There's something about going to a live concert that can't be beat, but if you’re dealing with hearing loss, it can make it hard to enjoy. Whether you’re a concert goer or a musician, having any level of hearing loss can impact a live music experience. How Audial Loss Happens To the listeners the music coming from the stage sounds amazing. Imagine, however, that you are on stage surrounded by loud speakers and amplifiers for hours at a time. If you are exposed to sounds that exceed 85 decibels


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Level of Hearing Loss
Feb 20, 2019

What Level of Hearing Loss Do You Have?

Some people may experience a gradual loss of hearing in their life. When a person’s hearing becomes diminished, they will start to display certain characteristics. If you or a loved one is experiencing any of these symptoms, it may be a result of hearing loss. If you find yourself constantly turning up the TV set and radio just hear, your hearing could be affected. Also, if you have a hard time following a conversation in a noisy environment, your hearing could also be gradually going away.


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How to Deal with Sudden Hearing Loss
Feb 07, 2019

How to Deal with Sudden Hearing Loss

Sudden hearing problems are common to many people today. The sudden hearing loss may result from drug consumption, trauma, blood circulation problems, disorders of the inner ear, a tumor and even autoimmune diseases. However, a sudden hearing problem is not permanent and it’s important that you visit the doctor immediately for treatment. One of the main symptoms of sudden hearing problems is when you stop hearing clearly and keep asking people to repeat their words. Hearing loss is a tragic


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Chicago Beltone | Hearing Loss
Jan 23, 2019

Reasons for Your Muffled Hearing

If you are experiencing any type of muffled hearing, you probably are curious to discover why it is occurring. Hearing loss or muffled hearing may be caused by an ear blockage, exposure to loud noises, medication, and trauma. Defining Muffled Hearing You may not have heard the term "muffled hearing" before. This type of hearing concern may make you feel as if you have cotton stuck into your ears. Hearing care is available to those who suffer from the clogged ear or muffled hearing. Sound


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Chicago Beltone | New Years Resolution
Jan 03, 2019

Why Health is a Top New Year's Resolution

The New Year is almost here. Many are making New Year’s resolutions and on top of the list most are making a resolution for better health. Health is important; not just for today but for the future. Here’s what you can do make 2019 your healthiest year yet. Disease prevention Disease prevention is one way to have good health. There are several ways to prevent disease such as diet and exercise, good hygiene, medicine, and a healthy immune system. Keep in mind there are several ways to maintain a


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