November 14, 2018 Hearing Tips
With the holiday season approaching, most of us find ourselves reconnecting with family, friends and loved ones at the dining table. For people with hearing loss this can be more stressful than it is rewarding. You may look around the table and find fulfilling conversations being had, friends and family laughing and nodding their heads in agreement while you just perceive ... well ... GOBBLE GOBBLE GOBBLE!
October 26, 2018 Ask the Audiologist
There is a long list of things that influence the understanding of speech. Our brains depend upon the ears to receive the speech input and hearing loss requires amplification devices to deliver the signal in the clearest way possible.
October 17, 2018 Hearing Loss
Could untreated hearing loss be costing you money? A study conducted by the Better Hearing Institute discovered that untreated hearing loss can have significant financial consequences. According to their study, people with untreated hearing loss can lose as much as $30,000 a year, depending on their degree of hearing loss.
Research continues to tell us about hearing health’s connection with whole-body health. An inability to hear affects you socially, mentally, and physically, making it important to know where your hearing health stands.
Healthy hearing isn’t just about your ears; it’s about your brain. If your inner ear or ears aren’t allowing sound information to reach your brain, it causes your brain to have to work harder to understand what’s being said.
Over 36 million American adults have some degree of hearing loss. That is over 4 times the amount of people who live in New York City. In response to this growing number the American Academy of Audiology has launched National Audiology Awareness Month each October, and Tustin Hearing Center is here to help!