Watching for Early Signs of Hearing Loss

Watching for Early Signs of Hearing Loss

Kevin Garnett, B.S. Hearing Loss, Signs & Symptoms

With 1 in 5 people having some degree of hearing loss, you or someone you know may be experiencing impaired hearing. Over 48 million people have hearing loss which is the third most common health condition people live with today. Though it is common, hearing loss is still widely undertreated. …

Dispelling Myths About Hearing Loss

Dispelling Myths About Hearing Loss

Kevin Garnett, B.S. Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Research

Hearing loss is a common condition, but it is often misunderstood. Many myths and misconceptions surround hearing loss, making it difficult for people to understand the condition and seek the treatment they need. In this blog post, we will dispel some of the most common myths about hearing loss and …

Add Improved Hearing To Your New Year’s Health Goals!

Add Improved Hearing To Your New Year’s Health Goals!

Kevin Garnett, B.S. Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Treatment, Research

Every year, millions of people make New Year’s resolutions, hoping to positively change their lives. Some common resolutions include losing weight, quitting smoking, and improving relationships. However, one resolution often overlooked is taking care of your hearing health. Hearing loss is a common problem in the United States, with about …

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ASHA & Its Goals

Kevin Garnett, B.S. Hearing Loss

This May The American Speech and Hearing Association is celebrating it’s fiftieth annual Better Hearing and Speech Month. The American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) is dedicated to raising awareness of how many Americans live with disabling hearing loss, the potential consequences of doing so, and the many preventions and …

treating hearing loss could improve mobility & quality of life.

Treating Hearing Loss Could Improve Mobility & Quality of Life

Kevin Garnett, B.S. Hearing Loss

Studies show that people experiencing hearing loss are more than twice as likely to limit their movement. Restricted movement includes participating less in hobbies, social activities, and spending less time with others. This can take a toll on the overall quality of life in a myriad of ways – impacting …

For Women, Painkiller Use May Lead to Hearing Loss

For Women, Painkiller Use May Lead to Hearing Loss

Kevin Garnett, B.S. Hearing Loss

Over-the-counter painkillers can provide necessary relief. This is especially useful to alleviate severe pain immediately. But did you know that painkillers can increase the risk of hearing loss? Studies have shown that taking over-the-counter medications like ibuprofen just twice a week can damage hearing health for women.      Link Between …