Treating Hearing Loss Helps You Stay Socially Connected

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Health, Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is the third most common health problem among the elderly. About 30 million people with hearing loss in one or both ears are affected by this public health crisis. Hearing loss is often ignored and undertreated because it occurs progressively over time. This means that millions of people are living with hearing loss that is still untreated.  Communication …

Nutrients That Boost Your Hearing Health

Foods & Nutrients to Support Your Hearing Health   

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Health

What is the best way to protect your hearing? The first thing that comes to mind is probably wearing your earplugs when things get too noisy. This is a crucial measure to take against hearing damage.  But there are other ways to take care of your hearing health, including exercise and–you guessed it–a balanced, nutrient-dense diet. In a scientific study …

Building Connections May is Better Hearing and Speech Month(6)

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Health, Hearing Loss

Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM) brings awareness to hearing loss and the signs and symptoms associated. The American Speech and Hearing Association takes this month to raise awareness for individuals experiencing hearing loss. This year’s theme is titled “Building Connections,” which is meant to highlight how important social interaction is for our cognitive, physical, and emotional health. How Common …