Nurturing Hearing Health in Seniors

Nurturing Hearing Health in Seniors

Dr. Marina E. Kade Friends & Family, Hearing Loss

As we navigate the journey of aging, we gather wisdom and cherish memories. But we also face unique health challenges. One such challenge that often goes unnoticed is hearing loss. Many older adults have hearing loss, and it can have a profound impact on overall well-being. How Common Is Hearing Loss in Seniors? Hearing loss is a prevalent issue among …

8 Intriguing Facts About Hearing Loss

8 Intriguing Facts About Hearing Loss

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Treatment

Hearing loss is far more complex and fascinating than you might think. While you might have a general concept about hearing loss, there are a lot of facts you might not know. Here are 8 surprising facts about hearing loss to give you a better understanding of this multifaceted issue. 1. Hearing Loss is Extremely Prevalent Hearing loss is not …

A Comprehensive Guide to Hearing Tests

A Comprehensive Guide to Hearing Tests

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Health, Hearing Technology

Hearing tests are important milestones in your auditory health journey, whether they’re part of your regular check-ups or prompted by emerging concerns about your hearing. Adequate preparation ensures that you get accurate results, enabling timely and tailored interventions. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll walk you through the steps to help you make the most of your upcoming hearing evaluation. The …

Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids vs. Custom Hearing Aids

Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids vs. Custom Hearing Aids

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Aids, Hearing Technology

Hearing loss can make it hard to connect with family and friends, talk on the phone, or advance in our careers. The introduction of over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids has promised an accessible and affordable solution. But is convenience everything, or should we still consider the unmatched benefits of custom hearing aids offered by hearing health specialists? The Rise of Over-the-Counter …

Navigating the Unexpected: Treating Sudden Hearing Loss

Navigating the Unexpected: Treating Sudden Hearing Loss

Dr. Marina E. Kade Communication, Hearing Loss

Imagine waking up one morning to find that your world has grown quieter, the sounds around you muffled or nearly imperceptible. Sudden hearing loss, while relatively rare, can be a startling and distressing experience. Understanding Sudden Hearing Loss Sudden sensorineural hearing loss, often referred to as SSHL, is a sudden and unexplained reduction in hearing that typically occurs in one …

How Long Do Hearing Aids Last?

How Long Do Hearing Aids Last?

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Aids, Hearing Technology

Hearing aids, the unsung heroes of the auditory world, have empowered countless individuals with hearing loss to embrace all of life’s sounds. But hearing aids don’t last forever. Let’s take a closer look at the lifespan of your hearing aids. What Impacts Your Hearing Aids? Your hearing aids are influenced by a host of factors. On average, hearing aids can …

Tinnitus and Seasonal Variations

Tinnitus and Seasonal Variations

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Health, Hearing Loss

Tinnitus, a nuanced auditory experience often characterized by sensations of ringing, buzzing, or humming within the ears, constitutes a multifaceted audiological phenomenon that impacts a considerable global populace. As leading authorities in the realm of audiology, our foremost objective is to elucidate the intricate interplay between tinnitus and the transitions witnessed in seasonal cycles. In this pursuit, we aim to …

Safeguarding Your Hearing While Enjoying Live Events

Safeguarding Your Hearing While Enjoying Live Events

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Health, Hearing Loss

Live events, whether they encompass the exhilaration of concerts or the electric atmosphere of sporting spectacles, provide an unparalleled chance to fully immerse oneself in the contagious energy of a fervent crowd, and to bear witness to unforgettable moments. Yet, amid the intoxicating excitement, it remains imperative to bear in mind that our sense of hearing is both delicate and …

Hearing Loss and Back to School

Hearing Loss and Back to School

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Health, Hearing Loss

As the academic year kicks off and students of all ages prepare to head back to school, it’s important to address the needs of those who may face unique challenges in the classroom environment. Among such challenges, hearing loss stands out as a condition that can significantly impact a student’s educational experience. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the …

What to do if your friend has hearing loss

What to do if your friend has hearing loss

Dr. Marina E. Kade Friends & Family, Hearing Loss

Imagine this – you’re hanging out with your best friend, enjoying a quiet conversation in your favorite café. Suddenly, you notice them leaning in closer, asking you to repeat yourself more often, or misunderstanding you more frequently. You might shrug it off initially. But over time, you start suspecting something’s off. They might be struggling with hearing loss. It’s more …