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.


September 12, 2018

Can You Exercise Your Way to Better Hearing?

Every doctor has one prescription ready for patients: keep your body healthy through diet and exercise! This suggestion may include a diet full of plenty leafy greens or getting extra steps by parking the car a little further away from the office. Regardless of your method of staying fit, it has been proven time and time again that your quality […]
August 14, 2018

What a hearing care provider can do for you

What prevents individuals from achieving better hearing? There are several answers. For many people, hearing loss seems to just sneak up slowly over time. Many do not even realize they have an issue until it becomes significant. And because it isn’t noticed, it isn’t mentioned at an annual physical, and even more time goes by without seeking help. In fact, […]
August 14, 2018

No Big Deal: Ending the Stigma of Hearing Loss

It’s no big deal! Really. After all, it’s 2018. So isn’t it time that we end the stigma related to wearing hearing aids and hearing loss? Since inclusion has become pervasive in today’s society, why not let go of any negative images of hearing loss? The Campaign for Better Hearing believes people of any age can have hearing loss and […]
August 7, 2018

Does swimmers ear lead to hearing loss?

In summer, and throughout the year, people who like to swim or play in the water can be susceptible to “swimmer’s ear” (otitis externa). This painful infection happens when the skin inside the ear canal becomes infected. Often this happens after a person submerges under water, exposing their ears to the bacteria that lives in water. If the water doesn’t […]
June 25, 2018

Is Hearing Loss like Vision Loss?

Why do we pay more attention to our vision than our hearing? Both are very important senses, and both cause us great difficulties if they don’t work effectively. But due to the way we use them, their loss affects us in different ways. Many adults get their vision checked regularly, so why do so many people ignore their ears? Addressing […]
June 14, 2018

Higher Education Opportunities for Students with Hearing Loss

According to the US Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences (IES), approximately 77,000 students between ages 3 and 21 have hearing loss severe enough to qualify them for services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Consequently, public schoolchildren with disabilities have the right to special accommodations in elementary through secondary school. Sometimes this results in creating an Individualized […]