Better Speech and Hearing Month: The Importance of Healthy Hearing Throughout Life

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, News

Even though our Atlanta weather is still a little unpredictable, there is something we can always count on in May. Each May, the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) hosts Better Speech and Hearing Month. The purpose of BSHM is to raise awareness about hearing and communication disorders, nationwide. BSHM also aims to help people recognize the powerful impact … Read More

New CDC Study: 20% of People in Their 20s Experience Hearing Loss

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

A recent study shows that hearing loss is not limited to older generations. Research conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) find that young people are affected in various ways and not always from work-related activity. Many contributing factors that could lead to disabling hearing loss are daily activities such as yard work, listening to music, and … Read More

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

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

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

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

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

Best Hearing Aids to Enter the Market in 2017

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Blog-post, Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids, News, Oticon Hearing Aids, Phonak Hearing Aids, Signia Hearing Aids

Best Hearing Aids to Enter the Market in 2017

It’s hard to believe we’re already wrapping up 2017! As we get ready for all the great opportunities 2018 has in store for us, we wanted to create a roundup of the best hearing aids of 2017. In the world of hearing aids, 2017 was a year of impressive and innovative technology as well as sleeker, more discreet designs. Take … Read More

Great Things to Hear This Holiday Season in Atlanta

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Blog-post, Community, Family and Fun, Hearing Health, Lifestyle, News

Great Things to Hear This Holiday Season in Atlanta

Atlanta is bustling this holiday season with great things to hear. At Atlanta Hearing Doctor, we work with you to reconnect you to the sounds you’ve been missing. This holiday season is a great opportunity for you to go out with your loved ones and enjoy the festive sounds of the city. There’s something for everyone, and with so much … Read More

Improving Communication Between Couples with Hearing Loss

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Blog-post, Care and Maintenance, Community, Family and Fun, Hearing Loss, Lifestyle, News, Tips & Tricks

Improving Communication Between Couples with Hearing Loss

No man or woman is an island, and we depend on the people in our lives in countless ways. The deep emotional connections that we have with our family members, friends, and romantic partners make our happy moments happier, and also sustain us in times of hardship. It is safe to say that without our relationships with others, life would … Read More

Understanding Hearing Loss in US Veterans

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Blog-post, Care and Maintenance, Community, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Prevention, Lifestyle, News, Tips & Tricks

Understanding Hearing Loss in US Veterans

On Veteran’s Day, November 11, Atlanta Hearing Doctor is proud to honor the brave service people who have dedicated their lives to the United States. We want to take this opportunity to thank members of our military and also gently raise awareness around an issue that affects 60% of US Veterans returning from combat zones. High Rates of Hearing Loss … Read More