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!…
Understanding Tinnitus

Understanding Tinnitus

What is Tinnitus?Tinnitus is the medical term more commonly known by its symptom: ringing in the ears. This “ringing” happens internally without any external noise and can be many different sounds, not only a ringing. Additionally, its presence can…

All About Digital Hearing Aids 

Hearing aids are the most common treatment for hearing loss, a medical condition that impacts over 48 million people. These instruments are designed to absorb, amplify, and process speech as well as sound which provides the auditory system with ample…

Dealing with Noise Pollution in Your Neighborhood

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) estimates that 30 million people in the U.S. are exposed to hazardous levels of noise regularly. We are constantly exposed to and absorbing sound nearing hazardous levels throughout the day – waking up to an…
Q&A About Hearing Loss

Q&A About Hearing Loss

Did you know that hearing loss is the third most common medical condition that people experience today? Impacting over 48 million people, nearly 1 in 6 people live with some degree of hearing loss. Though it is pervasive, hearing loss…