Save Your Senses as You Age

Save Your Senses as You Age

As we all learned in kindergarten, we have just five senses through which we experience the world. Did you know that each of these senses decline as we age? Did you also know that there are ways you can help protect and prolong the health of all five of your senses? Read below for more information on how each sense …

Disclosing hearing loss – why methods matter

Disclosing hearing loss – why methods matter

Individuals chose different ways to tell others they may be experiencing hearing loss. Believe it or not – there are studies that show certain ways of disclosing hearing loss are better and more productive than others. At Hearing Health, we believe customer service includes patient education and we can help you develop a strategy to inform others of your hearing …

Working with Hearing Loss

Working with Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can make navigating the workplace a little difficult, but with technology and a positive attitude, you can make it a stress-free experience. At Hearing Health, we take the time to go through what you can expect working with hearing loss. We will take all the time that is needed to make sure your questions are answered and your …

Untreated Hearing Loss May Harm Your Relationships

Untreated Hearing Loss May Harm Your Relationships

Hearing loss doesn’t just affect you – it affects those around you including your significant other. Relationships are important, and they should be cherished and preserved. Don’t jeopardize an intimacy and a relationship you worked hard for by not getting your hearing loss treated. Experts at Hearing Health can evaluate and treat your hearing issues using state-of-the art testing and …

Why You Should Treat Bilateral Hearing Loss with Two Hearing Aids

Why You Should Treat Bilateral Hearing Loss with Two Hearing Aids

When you are diagnosed with hearing loss, your audiogram can say a lot about how your hearing issues are configured. Not only can it show your hearing specialist what specific frequencies of sound you find challenging, it will indicate whether you hearing loss exists in one ear (unilateral hearing loss) or both ears (bilateral hearing loss). If your hearing loss …

How Noise Pollution in Your Neighborhood Could Affect Your Hearing

How Noise Pollution in Your Neighborhood Could Affect Your Hearing

Stop for a minute and listen to your surroundings. What do you hear? How loud is it where you are right now? Background noise has a way of slipping from our attention – even if it is occurring at a potentially hazardous volume, making it hard to recognize how much noise we expose ourselves to every day. Health and hearing …

Accommodating a Loved One with Hearing Loss

Accommodating a Loved One with Hearing Loss

The chances are high that someone close to you experiences hearing loss. Hearing loss affects around 48 million people in the US –roughly 20 percent of the population. With so many people affected by hearing loss, it’s great to know how ways to help accommodate hearing impairment and make hearing easier for everyone. Choose Hearing Friendly Locations Part of making …

Talking to a Loved One About Hearing Loss

Talking to a Loved One About Hearing Loss

In our most important relationships, the foundation is a clear channel of communication. When that communication begins to break down, we must work on repairing it to ensure that our relationships remain healthy. This is the case whether it is a spouse or a parent or a friend. For 20% of Americans, hearing loss interferes with the ability to communicate. …

Hearing Health (MN) - Understanding Hearing Loss

Understanding Hearing Loss

What Happens with Hearing Loss? Did you know that hearing actually happens in the brain? Our ears also play a huge role in the auditory process, but the bulk of how we recognize sound happens in the brain. Sound in your environment is picked up by your outer ear and the waves travel through your middle ear. Sound waves are …