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 …

Why You Should Schedule a Hearing Test for World Alzheimer's Month

Why You Should Schedule a Hearing Test for World Alzheimer’s Month

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Health

September is World Alzheimer’s Month, which helps people find resources and learn more about dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. More and more research shows that our mental health is linked to how well we hear and that untreated hearing loss can speed up mental decline. Alzheimer’s disease is 1.3 times more likely to happen to someone with hearing loss if they …

For Women, Painkiller Use May Lead to Hearing Loss

For Women, Painkiller Use May Lead to Hearing Loss

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Health

Most of us don’t think twice about popping a few over-the-counter painkillers and getting on with our day when we have a headache, minor aches, pains, or muscle cramps. But maybe we should pay more attention to the sake of our hearing. Researchers have found a link between long-term use of painkillers (like ibuprofen, NSAIDs, and other analgesics) and hearing …

Supporting A Loved One with Hearing Loss in a Nursing Home

Supporting A Loved One with Hearing Loss in a Nursing Home

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Health

With a population that is getting older quickly, it is essential to care for our older people. Whether you are taking care of an older person on your own or living in a care facility, it is essential to ensure that their needs are met and that they are getting the proper care. Hearing loss in Americans over 65  Hearing …

Know Your Rights with Hearing Loss

Know Your Rights with Hearing Loss

Dr. Marina E. Kade Hearing Health, Hearing Loss

Have you ever felt treated differently because you couldn’t hear? Has your hearing health affected your job or how people treat you when you’re out? The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) fights for the rights of people with disabilities, including those who are deaf or hard of hearing. This includes people with hearing loss. A history of the Americans with …

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 …