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

Diabetes and Hearing Loss

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

Diabetes and Hearing Loss A study was published in June 17, 2008, in the Annals of Internal Medicine about the relationship of Diabetes and Hearing Loss.  According to the study “patients with diabetes are more than twice as likely as those without the disease to have hearing loss.  Overall, more than 40 percent of people with diabetes in the study … Read More

Losing Your Edge… or Could It Be Your Hearing?

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Blog-post, Family & Relationships, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Testing, Lifestyle

Experts agree that one of the most effective ways to boost cognitive function is to maintain a healthy social network.  But the challenge of understanding and following conversation in social settings often causes people with hearing loss to drop out of an active life. “When people are experiencing hearing loss, the extra effort needed to decipher words and keep track … Read More