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When we start naturally losing our sense of hearing over the course of our lives it often happens so gradually that we barely notice until we strain to hear the TV or our family speak.  It is common for us to use defense mechanisms when we have health problems to disguise our issues and be polite with the people around

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Besides aging, loud noises are the biggest threat to your hearing . Data from CDC studies suggest that around 10 million adults living in the US have some form of noise-induced hearing loss, making it a substantial public health issue.  It turns out, though, that this isn't inevitable. Once you understand safe sound thresholds, you can protect your hearing long-term

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Pure tone audiometry is still the most widely used hearing test, despite being around for several decades. Not only does it detect the presence of hearing loss , but it also goes some way to establishing its type, severity and nature.  What is pure-tone audiometry? Audiologists play patients a series of featureless sounds at various pitches during pure-tone audiometry, ranging

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Buying a hearing aid seems like it should be similar to getting a new phone or buying a television. But the reality of the process involves more than that. Most people buying glasses visit the opticians before parting with their money because they want professional assistance to make the right choice. The same applies to hearing aids. It helps to

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Most people will experience some level of hearing loss in their life, whether it is for an acute period or whether it’s a gradual decline in hearing as they age. If you have experienced hearing loss, you will know that it is a powerful agent which can affect your life in a variety of ways. Because of this, it is

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If you feel you need to go to an audiologist, you might first want to check whether that is the right place to go and learn more about what a good, qualified audiologist could do for you. While it might seem obvious in general what you can expect an audiologist to be for, there is often a lot of confusion

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Hearing aids have definitely changed over the last decade or so and what is modern now, might be old in the next ten years. A lot of people will avoid hearing aids simply because they’re basing their decision off what they typically remember them looking like, clunky and beige colored for the most part. However, that’s changed considerably, and so

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Many people think that hearing loss is inevitable and is just something that happens with old age. This isn't necessarily true, and while hearing loss can't always be prevented, there is one type of hearing loss is 100% preventable, and that is due to noise exposure. Loud noises can be dangerous and can permanently damage your hearing , no matter

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