How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Communication, Family & Relationships, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Treatment

How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

If you have a loved one with hearing loss, you may be familiar with some of the ways that condition can affect your relationship. Unfortunately, the most intense effects of hearing loss tend to occur with a significant other or romantic partner. Indeed, a recent study from 2007 in the ASHA Leader (American Speech-Hearing-Language Association) reported that 35 percent of … Read More

Start the Year Off Right with an Annual Hearing Test

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Hearing Health, Hearing Loss Treatment, Tips & Tricks

We’re all concerned about our overall health, go to the doctor for annual physicals, and carefully monitor ourselves for any signs of high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, or cancer. We even get regular vision exams, and wouldn’t dream of leaving the house without our reading glasses. Unfortunately, many people don’t take the same approach to their hearing health, and … Read More

Age-Related Hearing Loss is Often Untreated

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Blog-post, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Treatment, News

Age-Related Hearing Loss is Often Untreated

Getting older may make you wiser, but the odds are it won’t have the same strengthening effect on your hearing. As we age, most people become susceptible to age-related hearing loss, which develops gradually throughout our lifetime. Age related hearing loss has a negative impact on a person’s quality of life – it becomes harder to understand speech and feel … Read More

Get Your Hearing Tested for Better Speech and Hearing Month

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Better Speech and Hearing Month, Blog-post, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss Treatment, Hearing Testing

Get Your Hearing Tested for Better Speech and Hearing Month

May is the American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA)’s annual effort to raise awareness around hearing loss and communication disorders, Better Speech and Hearing Month. This year, the theme is “Communication for All,” with a focus on hearing loss awareness for people of all age groups. Hearing Loss Affects People of All Ages While hearing loss is often relegated to … Read More

Prevent Falls by Treating Hearing Loss

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Blog-post, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Treatment, News, Research

Prevent Falls by Treating Hearing Loss

Due to medical advancements and quality of life, Americans are living longer than ever before. And, our society is one in which we often remain autonomous and independent as long as possible. But adults 65 and older are at risk for falls, which can quickly change our independence into dependence, with limited activity, reduced mobility, loss of fitness and an … Read More

Acupuncture for Hearing Loss & Tinnitus: Does it Really Work?

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Hearing Loss Treatment

Acupuncture for Hearing Loss & Tinnitus: Does it Really Work?

Acupuncture is a method of helping to improve the body in various ways. It includes some methods of helping with problems like hearing loss and Tinnitus. Some people have found that acupuncture helps them with their maladies, but others have a different experience. In the end, it’s going to come down to whether you think that it works for you. … Read More

Hearing Loss Cures of the Past

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Hearing Loss Treatment

Hearing Loss Cures of the Past

Unusual Hearing Loss Strategies Hearing loss has been around for as long as we can remember. Unfortunately, technology was not as good back then as it is today. Doctors have tried several tactics and remedies to try and cure that problem, but many of them have failed. One of the most common cures today is a hearing aid, but they … Read More

Can Hearing Loss Be Cured?

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Hearing Loss Treatment

Can Hearing Loss Be Cured?

Being able to hear is often something many of us take for granted. As we age, our hearing can easily go downhill. There are even many people young than 65 that have problems with their hearing. There is hope. There are many ways to help people with the loss of the ability to hear. The best way to know what … Read More

Noise Induced Hearing Loss

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Blog-post, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Treatment, Lifestyle, Research

Noise Induced Hearing Loss

There are many sounds we encounter that can potentially cause permanent damage to your hearing. Learn about when damage can occur, some of the common sounds and some easy tips to prevent noise induced hearing loss. Hearing Loss can occur when… Having continuous exposure to sounds of 85 decibels or louder Being exposed once to sounds exceeding 120 decibels Here … Read More