September is World Alzheimer’s Month

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Uncategorized

September is World Alzheimer’s Month

Alzheimer’s disease is a condition that affects a growing and aging population in our nation and an estimated 50 million worldwide. In recent years, Alzheimer’s disease has become an increasing concern due to its devastating effect on the ones we know and love. September marks a worldwide campaign to further inform and educate the public on the condition and empower … Read More

Hearing Loss: A Global Issue

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Uncategorized

Recently, during World Health Day 2019, the Director-General of the World Health Organization, Dr. T. A. Ghebreyesus stated, “Although we have made enormous progress in recent years against some of the world’s leading causes of death and disease, we still have a lot of work to do to realize that vision. Today, half the world’s population cannot access essential health … Read More

Factors that Could Affect Hearing Aid Efficacy

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Uncategorized

As we get older, hearing loss might occur naturally in the form of presbycusis. One adult in five and more than half of all people over the age of 80 suffer from some degree of hearing loss. However, more than half of the hearing-impaired population are of working age and may experience other forms of hearing loss, such as noise-induced … Read More

Untreated hearing loss in the USA costs $133 billion each year

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Uncategorized

[Hearing loss impacts close to 48 million people in the U.S. alone. This number may be on the rise as the World Health Organization projects that globally, 1.1 billion teenagers and young adults are at risk of hearing loss due to unsafe personal audio devices like smartphones and exposure to damaging levels of sound in extremely noisy environments. But not … Read More

Tips for Better Communication with Hearing Loss

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Uncategorized

TWe’ve all heard it touted, “Communication is key.” We understand that communication is important in our lives and important for our happiness. In fact, the largest and most comprehensive study of emotional well-being in history has discovered that the most imperative aspect of living a healthier and happier life is good, solid, relationships. The study began way back in 1938 … Read More

Meditation Could Help Alleviate Tinnitus       

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Tinnitus, Uncategorized

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

4 Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Uncategorized

4 Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease is more common than you might think. In fact, it’s one of the top causes of death among older adults, along with cardiovascular disease and cancer. September is World Alzheimer’s Month, and Alzheimer’s Disease International spends this month raising awareness about Alzheimer’s and other dementias, as well as encouraging seniors to do the right thing for their brain. … Read More

Atlanta Hearing Doctor Supports Breast Cancer Research and Better Hearing

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

With Special Edition “Think Pink” Hearing Aids, The Atlanta Hearing Doctor Supports Breast Cancer Research and Better Hearing This October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month will celebrate 25 years of making a positive difference for women and their families in communities around the world. Dr. Maria Wynens, the Atlanta Hearing Doctor, is proud to support this worthy cause in a way … Read More