There’s a shocking statistic that the average wait time to have your hearing checked after you notice trouble hearing is seven years! As audiologists, we recommend a routine hearing assessment every one to two years to monitor your hearing health, but this monitoring should start long before you notice any difficulty. Here are some reasons … Continue reading The Importance of a Baseline Hearing Assessment
How much do you know about your ears and hearing health? Take the quiz to find out! 1. The unit used to describe the volume of sound is the _________. 2. When listened to for 8 hours or more, sound at this level can damage your hearing. 3. The frequency, or pitch, of a sound … Continue reading Test Your Knowledge
March is always a tough month to feel motivated, so we wanted to have a bit of fun and write a poem with some helpful facts about hearing health! When we think of how we hear, We think about our ears. And often when we’re struggling, We brush it off for years. But hearing health … Continue reading What Rhymes with Ear?
New year resolutions often have to do with having a happier, healthier lifestyle. Things like going to the gym, eating nutritious meals, or making more time for family and friends are usually top of the list. In 2019, why not add improving your hearing health to that list of resolutions! In most people, hearing declines … Continue reading New Year, Better Hearing
Most people have their eyes tested every two years, their teeth checked every 6-12 months, and a checkup with their family doctor at least once a year. Unfortunately, many people are not in the habit of having their ears checked by an audiologist as often as they should. For some, this is because they are … Continue reading When Should You Have a Hearing Test?
With the warmest months just around the corner, it’s time to think about how to keep your ears safe and healthy during the summertime. Here are a few things to consider as we get outdoors and enjoy the long days and fresh air: Swim Plugs: If you or your child are prone to swimmer’s ear, … Continue reading Summertime Hearing Health
We often hear about common health issues and how each one relates to another (think heart disease, diabetes, obesity). What we don’t often hear is how these health problems relate to your hearing. Here are some little known facts about how your overall health and your hearing affect each other. Diet: Research out of the … Continue reading Your Health, Your Ears