Know Your Rights with Hearing Loss

Know Your Rights with Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is often described as an invisible disability, due to the non visual ways it often presents. However, just because people can’t immediately see hearing loss may affect you or someone you love, doesn’t mean it’s any less serious.…
A Link Between Hearing Loss & Diabetes  

A Link Between Hearing Loss & Diabetes  

Hearing loss is the third most common medical condition people experience today. Impacting over 48 million people, nearly 1 in 6 people have some degree of impaired hearing. There are numerous factors that can cause hearing loss including existing medical…
How Smoking & Drinking May Affect Hearing 

How Smoking & Drinking May Affect Hearing 

Did you know that both smoking and drinking are risk factors for hearing loss? Research shows that smoking and drinking can contribute to the development of hearing loss, one of the most common health issues people live with today. Over…
How Loud is Too Loud for Kids?

How Loud is Too Loud for Kids? 

Kids are increasingly becoming more at risk of developing hearing loss due to loud noise exposure. With various electronic devices like phones and tablets now being essential items in daily life as well as listening to audio via headphones, kids…
When Should I Update My Hearing Aids?

When Should I Update My Hearing Aids?

One of the most common questions people ask about their hearing aids is when they should update them. This seemingly simple question has a varied answer that depends on a variety of factors. Hearing aids are durable devices that are…
A Brief History of Hearing Loss

A Brief History of Hearing Loss

Did you know that hearing loss is the third most common health issue people live with today? Nearly 1 in 6 people have some degree of hearing loss. Impacting over 48 million people, hearing loss is a pervasive health challenge…
Hearing is not just a "brain thing"

Cognitive Screenings at HHCS

Hearing is not just a “brain thing”HHCS now offers cognitive screening that can measure your current cognitive performance while you are in the office. As more patients and families seek help to understand and manage cognitive aging, and as…

Auditory Processing Disorders/Differences (APD)

Is that really a thing?Why yes it is! We do not truly hearing with our ears – We hear with our brains!When sound moves on through the brain via nerve cells, it weaves through many different regions of…

OTC Hearing Aids?

We have been getting questions about the new Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid regulations multiple times a day! This makes for an exciting time in hearing health care. We hope that this will lead to wider awareness and acceptance of hearing care!…