Start the Year Off Right with an Annual Hearing Test

Start the Year Off Right with an Annual Hearing Test

When was the last time you had your hearing checked? For many of us, the last time anyone tested our hearing was in high school. Our lives are full of so many noises, from busy offices to loud construction sites to traffic noise or our intense workout playlist, and we place a lot of strain on our ears without ever …

Patients With Untreated Hearing Loss Incur Higher Health Care Costs Over Time

Patients With Untreated Hearing Loss Incur Higher Health Care Costs Over Time

As an invisible condition, hearing loss may be easy to overlook, but many studies provide us with increasingly more reasons to reconsider. Hearing loss decreases your quality of life, reduces work productivity, and makes it difficult to communicate with your loved ones. Not only that, but a recent study found that those living with untreated hearing loss incurred far higher …

Great Things to Hear This Holiday Season around Minnesota

Great Things to Hear This Holiday Season Around Minnesota

Festive Christmas songs, the excited chatter of children, greetings from family and friends – these are just some of the sounds we experience during the holidays. Holidays bring out the best in most people. They are cheerful and chatty. Holidays are the times you connect with family and friends over a holiday lunch, at a Christmas party, or at a …

Tips for Students with Hearing Loss

Tips for Students with Hearing Loss

Your child deserves the best education so help your school-age or college-bound student be the best they can be in school by reviewing these tips. If aids are needed to assist a college-bound child or if you need an up-to-date hearing evaluation because they are going out of the area and you want one on file – call Hearing Health …

The Great Outdoors: The Rise of Noise Pollution in US National Parks

The Great Outdoors: The Rise of Noise Pollution in US National Parks

As many of us escape the noise and hustle and bustle of the city by taking trips to the great outdoors, recent reports have shown that America’s national parks, the last bastions of peace and quiet, are no more. Noise pollution is invading even the most protected natural areas. Human induced noise pollution has negative impacts on the wildlife, ecosystems, …

Hunters, Protect Your Hearing This Season!

Hunting season has arrived, and while you might be excited to head out to the woods, don’t forget to think about your hearing health, and make the right call. While we often assume that only seniors struggle with hearing loss, the truth is that you could irreparably damage your hearing after just one day of hunting. Hunters and Hearing Loss …

Can Earwax Cause Hearing Loss?

Hearing care providers are more frequently running into patients who are having trouble hearing – only to find out that the cause of the problem is earwax buildup. Excessive cerumen, as earwax is called, is one of the most common causes for conductive hearing loss, and luckily the most treatable. What occurs in conductive hearing loss is blockage to the …

Hearing Loss and Tinnitus are Found after Certain Chemo Treatments

Cancer survivors who received chemotherapy are more likely to experience hearing loss and tinnitus as those who did not, according to a study published I the Journal of Cancer Survivorship. It is important to establish a baseline with a hearing evaluation before you begin chemotherapy with a hearing test at Hearing Health. The professionals at Hearing Health can then keep …