AI at Your Ears? The Future’s Here!

<h3>We’re Talking Hearing Tech Powered With Artificial Intelligence</h3> When thinking about the conveniences artificial intelligence can bring, innovations such as Netflix — a film- and TV-streaming service that can learn and make recommendations based on individual viewing preferences — might come to mind. Other machine-learning offerings such as adaptive thermostats, self-driving cars, voice-operated virtual assistants, […]

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It’s All Connected: Surprising Ways Your Health Affects Your Hearing

<h3>In honor of World Health Day on April 7, 2019, let’s take a look at some surprising ways your physical health can impact your hearing health.</h3> If you’ve recently been diagnosed with hearing loss, consider asking your physician or dentist about these other issues so you can keep on top of your overall health. Cardiovascular […]

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Tinnitus-Friendly Recipes

<h3>From sound-based therapies to mindfulness-based exercises, new ways to manage or reduce the sounds associated with tinnitus — a ringing, buzzing, or pulsing that has no external sound source — are being developed every day.</h3>   Though there’s no cure, treatment options abound. One promising option: nutrition.   Recipes With Tinnitus-Friendly Ingredients A growing body […]

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A Feast for the Ears: Supporting Your Hearing Health Through Food

<a href=”https://www.eatright.org/food/resources/national-nutrition-month” rel=”noopener noreferrer” target=”_blank”>March is National Nutrition Month</a>, and that makes this an especially great time to talk about hearing wellness and nutrition. Never thought about food in relation to your ears? You’re not alone. But considering food is a critical source of elements crucial to healthy skin, muscles, organs, and more, it’s no […]

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Easy Ways to Boost Heart Health

<h3>The human body is complex. So complex, in fact, that some things you read about it might seem downright far-fetched. For example, your heart health affects your hearing health.</h3> The Heart–Hearing Link That might sound a little squirrelly, but it’s supported by more than six decades of research. How are they connected? Your inner ear […]

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How Prevalent Really is Hearing Loss Among Americans and Canadians?

<h3>How many people in your life have hearing difficulties? One person? Two people? A handful? No one? The actual number is quite possibly more than you think, because hearing loss — the inability or reduced ability to perceive sounds that enter the ear — is much more common than many realize.</h3> In the United States […]

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Hearing Aids: Get the Scoop on What These Small but Powerful Devices Can Do

Did you know? Fewer than one out of three adults 70 and older who could benefit from hearing aids actually uses them, per the U.S. National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, and the rate plunges to just 16 percent among those 20 to 69. The reasons for these stark statistics may vary, but […]

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Online Hearing Tests: Can They Help?

From blood-pressure kiosks in retail stores and vision exams online to home kits that test for HIV, blood-sugar levels, colon cancer, and more, the do-it-yourself approach to health screening continues to expand as the demand for greater convenience and consumer empowerment grows. Even online hearing tests are a part of the DIY mix, but do […]

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