We all know that untreated hearing loss causes difficulty communicating, whether it’s with your closest loved ones or the waiter at your favorite restaurant. But did you know that hearing loss can also increase your risk of a fall-related injury? We explore this link below.
In today’s day and age, you can do almost anything online, from paying your bills to shopping, and from catching up with friends to talking to your doctor. One relatively new feature of the internet is being able to get a hearing test without even leaving your couch. But can these online hearing tests replicate what an audiologist can do? We answer this question below.
October is Audiology Awareness Month! That means there’s no better time to seek treatment for your hearing loss. Below we review what your treatment options there are and discuss the benefits of getting care from an expert audiologist.
If you made the decision to use hearing aids, you did so because you wanted to maximize your hearing capability. It’s not enough to just use hearing aids though, you must make sure they are properly cared for and protected from elements that may cause damage.
Even though it may feel like summer was just yesterday, the holiday season is here again. As you prepare for a month of parties, family get-togethers or a trip to the Lake Charles Holiday Market Extravaganza you may be feeling a mixture of excitement and tension.
You probably already know that the aging process and noise exposure can contribute to hearing loss, but there are other risk factors you may not know about. We review five surprising risk factors for hearing loss below.