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 …

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 …

Head Injuries & Hearing Loss

Head Injuries & Hearing Loss

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

When most people think of hearing loss, they think of the hearing loss that comes with aging. Most people who lose their hearing are over 60. Together with hearing loss caused by noise, these types are pretty standard, and most people who live to be over 70 will have some hearing loss.  Even though this is a common way for …

Recognizing the Signs of Hearing Loss

Recognizing the Signs of Hearing Loss

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

One of the most common medical conditions in the US (behind heart disease and arthritis), hearing loss is an invisible condition which often passes people by. The effects are gradual and uneven, with damage often taking years to show effects. And the first thing that is lost is the capacity to hear high frequency sounds, rather than an equal loss …