Everyday Noises that Could Cause Hearing Loss

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Loss

Are you constantly ringing in your ears? Are you having trouble hearing in crowded or loud environments? You may be suffering from noise-induced hearing loss. Noise-induced hearing loss is a growing concern in our modern world, as we are constantly exposed to loud noises in our everyday lives. From traffic to construction sites, public transportation to workplaces and even personal …

Preparing for Emergencies with Hearing Aids

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss

Common public emergencies in the US include natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, earthquakes, and wildfires. Other types of emergencies include man-made incidents such as terrorist attacks, industrial accidents, and power outages. Public emergencies can have a significant impact on the economy and individuals. The economic cost of natural disasters in the US can be staggering, with the total …

Can Hearing Loss Affect Your Mood

Can Hearing Loss Affect Your Mood?

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a common issue among older adults, with an estimated 48 million Americans experiencing some degree of hearing loss. This condition can significantly impact an individual’s quality of life, affecting their ability to communicate and connect with others. But did you know that your mood can also play a role in hearing loss? In this blog post, we …

Is Your Mood Connected to Hearing Loss

Is Your Mood Connected to Hearing Loss?

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Loss, Signs & Symptoms

Sometimes it feels like you’ve just gotten up on the wrong side of the bed. Your mood is off, and you feel grumpy, down, dissatisfied, or even a little angry.  Although it may seem like your mood materialized out of thin air, the cause may be closer than you think -the simple chemical signals in your brain. In particular, dopamine …

Tips for College Students with Hearing Loss

Tips for College Students with Hearing Loss

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Loss

The school has been in session for a while, and everyone is happy to see their friends, meet new people, and learn new things. However, hearing might make some students unhappy. Some people say that hearing loss is like having the flu because it makes you feel cut off from the world around you. This “Flu” never goes away, which …

Signs of Pediatric Hearing Loss

Signs of Pediatric Hearing Loss

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Loss, Signs & Symptoms

How well a child hears affects many other things, like their cognitive skills and how well they do in school later. Newborns get hearing tests, which can find problems like deafness at birth. One to three out of every 1,000 children has trouble hearing. Every state in the US participates in the Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) program, and …

Loud Movies & Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Loud Movies & Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Health, Hearing Loss

Eager viewers are going to the movies again. While this is undoubtedly great news for movie theaters and consumers alike, enjoying the most recent releases may pose a hidden danger to your hearing: elevated noise levels.  Incorporating surround sound, action-packed effects, and the heightened viewer reaction that accompanies loudness, theaters and films have continually become louder – frequently to unsafe …

Head Injuries & Hearing Loss

What To Know About Head Injuries & Hearing Loss

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Health, Hearing Loss

Have you ever sustained a head injury? They often happen so fast that they are hard to avoid. They can be scary, disorienting and have lasting effects on your health. Depending on the severity, not only can they cause brain damage, but they can distort your balance and even cause lasting hearing loss. Let’s explore the danger of head injuries …