According to the American Speech-Hearing-Language Association, “Tinnitus ("TIN-a-tus" or "Tin-EYE-tus") refers to "ringing in the ears" when no other sound is present. Tinnitus can sound like hissing, roaring, pulsing, whooshing, chirping, whistling, or clicking. Tinnitus can occur in one ear or both ears.” One of the most common causes of tinnitus is hearing loss from noise exposure . Always
November is National Family Caregivers Month. Have you thanked your caregiver this month? "Each year, more and more Americans are caring for a loved one with a chronic condition, disability, or the frailties of old age. There are as many as 90 million family caregivers in the US today" as reported by the Caregiver Action Network .
Looking for a good holiday gift to give a loved one with hearing aids? Think about giving their hearing aids the ability to use bluetooth connectivity! This will allow the hearing aids to wireless connect to cell phones, landline phones, smart TVs, and more! Come in and speak with one of our audiologists if you are interested in learning
Summer is upon us and brings with it many of our favorite activities. However, many of these activities are noisy and can wreak havoc on your hearing. The noises from firecrackers, target shooting, motorized vehicles and lawn mowers can create permanent hearing loss. Audiology and Hearing Aid Services encourages you to embrace the sounds of summer while protecting your hearing
Get in the hearing loop! Hearing loops are found in select airports, churches, movie theaters, and more! They can allow you to hear everything coming through the PA system right into your hearing aids or cochlear implant. Check with your local audiologist to see if your hearing aids or cochlear implant has a telecoil function, or how to activate