Medications and Your Hearing

Medications and Your Hearing

Did you know that both prescription and over the counter medications can cause hearing loss? According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, there are more than 200 ototoxic (toxic to the ear) medications currently on the market. These medications can...
Why It’s Hard to Accept Help For Your Hearing Loss

Why It’s Hard to Accept Help For Your Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is one of the only major issues we face in life that has a relatively straightforward solution. But after more than 20 years of treating patients with the best hearing aids available, I’ve learned that it isn’t always so easy to accept that you need help...
Stay Connected This Holiday Season

Stay Connected This Holiday Season

I immensely enjoy the holiday season and all that comes with it; family dinners, gatherings with friends, and holiday parties. However, with that being said, all the socializing can become exhausting and sometimes overwhelming. For someone who has a hearing loss, this...
The Flu and You

The Flu and You

As you know, we are in the midst of the ever dreaded cold and flu season. One of our audiologists, Dr. Amanda Grove Kenney, recently held a talk at a flu clinic where she shared how illness and temporary hearing loss are intertwined. I wanted to share this information...
Healthy Hearing on Halloween

Healthy Hearing on Halloween

Costumed kids shrieking with excitement, grown-ups screaming in surprise, and creepy soundtracks in scary movies; this time of year is filled with many distinct sounds. Those with hearing loss, however, may find Halloween to be quite challenging, particularly in the...
Help! My Dog Ate My Hearing Aid!

Help! My Dog Ate My Hearing Aid!

You might be surprised to know how many times we answer that call! Dogs, and cats too, are attracted to hearing aids.  It could be that they smell like you, they taste like ear wax – yummy to a dog, or the battery door wasn’t opened and that whistle just called them...