At one point or another, you’ve probably stood up too quickly, and perhaps lost your sense of balance. Feeling dizzy or unsteady can happen briefly and usually isn’t cause for serious concern. However, when that dizziness doesn’t have a clear cause or occurs on a regular basis, there may be an underlying problem.
Accidents happen. It’s easier than you may imagine to forget you’re wearing your hearing aids and jump into the shower. What do you do then? Amplifon Hearing Health Care breaks down how exactly to dry out your hearing aids when your plans go awry.
Topics: noise, hearing, Protection, outdoors, hearing loss, locations, Batteries, Billing, outdoor events, Hearing aid care: 6 summer risks, Family member, social skills, environmental, frequency, hearing quiz, Loneliness, Sweat, Moisture, Dry out your hearing aids
You may have heard that the eyes are a window to the soul, but have you ever thought of the ears being a pathway to the brain? Well its true. Researchers have found there is a link between hearing and cognition – the brain’s process of perceiving and understanding. June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Health Awareness Month – Learn more about how prompt treatment of hearing loss could keep your brain function healthy.
Topics: hearing, communication, hearing loss, cognitive decline, Untreated Hearing Loss, Hearing Benefit, Dementia and Hearing Loss, Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month, Dementia Prevention, hearing quiz, hearing and the brain
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, people are protecting themselves by washing their hands, social distancing, and wearing face masks. While the day to day can already be difficult if you are struggling with hearing loss, it can be even harder with all of these health precautions. Read more to discover some tips and tricks to make communicating a bit easier.
Topics: noise, hearing, communication, Loud, outdoors, hearing loss, locations, hearing help, Tips to help hearing impaired guests, decibel levels, dB levels, outdoor events, Nonverbal Communication, Visual Communication, Family member, noise exposure, social skills, relationships, self-esteem, environmental, frequency, Social Isolation, hearing quiz, Sound level meter, Loneliness
People with hearing loss commonly avoid social situations because they struggle to hear, and many experience loneliness and depression as a result. Now with social distancing guidelines in place, family members and friends with hearing loss are at an even higher risk for mental health issues as a result of loneliness. One study even found that loneliness was associated with a reduction in lifespan similar to that caused by smoking 15 cigarettes daily.1
Topics: hearing care, hearing loss, family & friends, depression, Family member, silent disability, social skills, relationships, self-esteem, environmental, frequency, dizziness, alzheimer's, dementia, Hearing Loss and Depression, Depression and Anxiety, Social Isolation, Social Determinates of Health, hearing quiz, Loneliness
Allergies can make your eyes and nose itch, but are they making your ears itch too? Learn what your ears may be burning to tell you before you scratch that itch.
Topics: hearing care, hearing loss, hearing loss treatment, schedule an appointment, Healthy Hearing, Meniere's Disease, ear infections, Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease, allergies, springtime, itchy ears, AIED, illness & disease, infections, hearing quiz, Whole Person Health, warm weather
We’ve all heard the saying “You are what you eat,” but diet can affect more than how you feel – it can also impact your likelihood of developing hearing loss.
Topics: hearing care, hearing loss, heart-healthy, unhealthy diet, hearing loss treatment, heart health, Hearing and the heart, schedule an appointment, Healthy Hearing, Untreated Hearing Loss, Cardiovascular Health, Heart and Hearing Health, food allergies, nutrients, Food & Hearing Loss, hearing quiz, Whole Person Health, National Nutrition Month
Hearing creates a bridge between us to our loved ones, our communities and the world. It helps us be a part of all those little moments that make life so special. From time with family to jokes with friends, don’t let hearing loss limit you from being a part of those moments.
Topics: hearing care, hearing loss, hearing loss treatment, why you should address hearing loss, schedule an appointment, depression, Untreated Hearing Loss, Cardiovascular Health, Healthcare Costs, Heart and Hearing Health, World Hearing Day, Hearing Loss and Falls, Hearing Loss and Injuries, Hearing Loss and Accidents, dizziness, falls, dementia, Depression and Anxiety, Injury-Causing Falls, Social Isolation, hearing quiz, Loneliness, Whole Person Health
Listen to your heartbeat - you may be surprised at what you hear. February is Heart Health Month, but your heart may be telling you something about your hearing
Topics: hearing care, hearing loss, heart-healthy, hearing loss treatment, why you should address hearing loss, heart health, Hearing and the heart, schedule an appointment, depression, Untreated Hearing Loss, American Heart Month, Cardiovascular Health, Healthcare Costs, Cardiovascular Disease, Heart and Hearing Health, Hearing Loss and Falls, Hearing Loss and Injuries, Hearing Loss and Accidents, dizziness, falls, dementia, Depression and Anxiety, Injury-Causing Falls, Social Isolation, hearing quiz, Loneliness, Whole Person Health
We’ve previously reported on research showing that hearing loss is a risk factor for cognitive decline and dementia. Now comes the strongest evidence yet that hearing loss is not only linked to cognitive decline and dementia, but that the use of hearing aids may help protect the brain from these conditions of advancing age.