Good to know about hearing and wellness

Hearing well means living well. Browse these short articles for tips, trends and tales on topics related to hearing.


October 28, 2019

What is permanent hearing loss?

Is hearing loss always permanent? This is a popular question, and one that is very important to understand and investigate if you are experiencing any type of difficulty hearing. There are different types of hearing loss, and not all hearing loss is permanent. If you have temporary hearing loss it is important to understand the underlying cause, and seek treatment […]
September 5, 2019

Identifying hearing loss in others

In the US, approximately 48 million people over the age of 18 have difficulty hearing, and research has proven that untreated hearing loss can lead to greater consequences like social isolation and depression.¹ But on average, it can take a person 7 years to seek professional help for their hearing. So, this begs the questions: What can we do as […]
March 27, 2019

How Do I Protect My Ears When I Ride a Motorcycle?

The biggest risk to your hearing when riding a motorcycle is exhaust and engine noise, right? Wrong. It’s actually the wind noise. How Wind Noise Can Damage Your Ears Thirty million Americans are at risk for noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) in the workplace, in recreational settings and at home—and motorcyclists are among them1. The good news is that NIHL is […]
March 13, 2019

How do I Protect My Ears When I Fly?

You are packed and at the airport in plenty of time. You navigated security without any hang-ups, visited the check-in counter and made your way to the gate. You are ready to board the plane and head to your destination. You probably aren’t thinking too much about the noise level on the plane and whether or not traveling by air […]
January 31, 2019

Can Prescription Medication Be Ototoxic and Damage My Hearing?

We’ve all taken prescription medication at one time or another. And if you are like most people, you probably didn’t think too much about the side effects at the time. But did you know that some medications can damage the ear? Some drugs may result in hearing loss, ringing in the ear or balance disorders. Drugs that are damaging to your […]
January 15, 2019

Can Yoga Improve My Hearing?

A new year typically means a new resolution. These promises that we make to ourselves, like getting back to the gym, don’t always feel like they have tangible benefits. But there’s science that shows regular exercise has benefits for your physical and mental health. It can even help with your hearing. Our sense of hearing isn’t something we tend to […]