Patients with Untreated Hearing Loss Incur Higher Health Care Costs Over Time

Over the years, a growing body of research has provided us with significant information on the correlations of our overall health and well-being and untreated hearing loss. From Dr. Frank Lin and his team at Johns Hopkins, we’ve learned that there is a correlation between untreated hearing loss and an increased risk for developing dementia. Other studies have shown that … Read More

Great Things to Hear This Holiday Season in Atlanta

Great Things to Hear in Atlanta this Holiday Season

Sleigh bells ring – are you listening? We hope so. In this festive holiday season, we at Atlanta Hearing Doctor want you to stay connected to all the sights and sounds. This is the time of year to get together with friends and family members from near and far and celebrate. Here are some of Atlanta’s exciting offerings this holiday … Read More

Enjoying the Holidays with Hearing Loss

For most people, the holidays conjure up warm and fuzzy feelings of fireplaces, mistletoe, and gatherings of family and friends. For people with hearing loss, however, the holidays can bring up feelings of isolation and frustration. People with hearing loss often experience the most difficulty when trying to understand and decipher speech – especially in noisy environments. Cue the holiday … Read More

New Study Shows that 1 in 10 Adults in the US Suffer from Tinnitus

If you live with the annoying symptoms of tinnitus, you are not alone. A new study out of the University of California, Irvine has found that about 9.6% of the 75,764 adult respondents in the US have experienced tinnitus in the last 12 months. Of those who experience tinnitus, 27% have had symptoms for over 15 years and 36% report … Read More

November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

November and its pumpkin spices, gorgeous colored leaves and holiday spirit are finally upon us. As we begin to cuddle up to our fires and make plans with our friends and family this holiday season, it’s important to take some time to also honor and acknowledge Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. In 1983, then-President Ronald Reagan named November as Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. … Read More

Meditation Could Help Alleviate Tinnitus       

If you’re among the millions of Americans who experience tinnitus regularly, you know what a distraction is can be. A constant ringing, buzzing or hissing in your ear makes it hard to concentrate and stay focused, derailing your thoughts and provoking anxiety. Unfortunately, most tinnitus is caused by damage to the auditory system that can’t be undone. There are, however, … Read More

Tired of Loud Restaurants? This App Will Help

Going out to eat is a great way to try new food and connect with friends and family over a wonderful meal. Restaurants, though, are notoriously difficult spots for those of us who use hearing aids or have untreated hearing loss. Restaurants are often full of the noise of happy diners in conversation, backed by bustling waiters and the clatter … Read More

Common Hearing Myths

In America nearly 40 million people have hearing loss. There’s a good chance that either you or someone in your family is struggling to hear, so you might think you know all there is to know about hearing loss. But how many of these common hearing myths did you think where true? Myth: I’d Know If I had Hearing Loss … Read More

Earwax May Be the Culprit of Hearing Loss among Assisted Living Residents

People in assisted living facilities can face a variety of challenges to their physical and mental well-being. Moreover, it can often be difficult to assess the needs of people in such facilities because their impediments make it difficult to communicate. Untreated hearing loss can play a large and oftentimes unsuspecting role in the wellbeing of people in assisted living facilities, … Read More

Best Rechargeable Hearing Aids in 2018

Best Rechargeable Hearing Aids

Throughout the past few years, there has been an increased interest in rechargeable hearing aids. This makes perfect sense, especially considering all of the positive benefits of switching to rechargeable devices. Just like your phone or laptop, rechargeable hearing aids can be powered-up each night as you sleep, allowing you to enjoy an entire day of improved hearing without fussing … Read More