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12 reasons to get Via Edge AI custom rechargeable hearing aids
Posted by Doriana Vicedomini on July 23, 2021
If you’ve been holding out on getting hearing aids because you were waiting for something that didn’t scream “hearing aid!” while also offering unheard of sound quality and high-tech, life-just-got-way-easier features, well then you know how the next paragraph begins. Hold out no longer and check out Via Edge AI custom rechargeable hearing...
Regular hearing checkups are a good idea
Posted by Doriana Vicedomini on July 13, 2021
If you’re proactive about your health and well-being — and more of us are today than ever before — then you may already test your hearing regularly. But if you don’t and you want to know why you should, keep reading. Benjamin Franklin famously said “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Even if you don’t...
Why two hearing aids are better than one
Posted by Doriana Vicedomini on June 24, 2021
Ok, try this: Cover one eye with your hand and look around. Notice how clarity, depth perception and spatial awareness are effected? It’s not much different with our ears. Just as we use both eyes to see our best, our two ears work together to help us hear our best. That’s why it’s usually recommended — even if hearing loss is...
I have hearing loss - now what?
Posted by Doriana Vicedomini on June 11, 2021
What to do if you think you have hearing loss Most people who have hearing loss aren’t born with it. Instead, hearing loss creeps up on us over time, usually caused by exposure to loud noises, aging, or some combination of the two. Statistics show that the prevalence of hearing loss doubles for every decade of life, which explains why one out of three...
Can hearing loss be restored?
Posted by Doriana Vicedomini on May 25, 2021
The quick and frank answer to the question, “Can hearing loss be restored?” is no, once hearing is lost, you cannot restore it to how it was. But notice the “how it was” part of that answer. That’s because, while you can’t go back to the way you used to hear, you can still absolutely treat hearing loss and significantly improve...
Golf and hearing loss: why golf is a great sport for the hearing impaired
Posted by Doriana Vicedomini on May 12, 2021
Jordan Fuller, over at Golf Influence, explains why golf is a perfect pastime for those with hearing loss. Having optimal hearing is important when playing a round of golf, although golfers who wear hearing aids may find them to be more frustrating than not being able to hear what’s happening around them. There is good news, though. As technology has...
Why do my ears feel plugged?
Posted by Doriana Vicedomini on April 26, 2021
If you’ve ever flown, you most likely know the sensation of your ears plugging up. Irritating, right? Here’s why that happens. The most common reason for ears to feel clogged or plugged is due to something called Eustachian Tube Dysfunction (Eustachian is pronounced “You-Station”). The Eustachian tube connects the back of the nose to the...
Should you get a hearing test?
Posted by Doriana Vicedomini on April 12, 2021
Do you ever feel like the people you’re talking to are mumbling or speaking too quickly? Are you having to ask others to repeat themselves frequently? Or maybe you’re struggling to follow a conversation when there is background noise? If so, these could be indicators that you have a hearing loss. It’s not uncommon for friends and family...
Hearing loss, talking loudly and COVID-19
Posted by Doriana Vicedomini on March 23, 2021
By now we should all know that infectious pathogens — like COVID-19 — can be transmitted from person to person through coughing and sneezing. But did you know it may be transmitted simply by talking, too? In a study published just this month in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers found that normal human speech produces...
Video conferencing tips for those with hearing loss
Posted by Doriana Vicedomini on March 11, 2021
Face masks are now an everyday accessory, “staying in” is the new “going out,” and you guessed it, video chatting is a necessary element of our social fabric and remote work. It’s all part of the new normal. For those with hearing loss, these changes haven’t been as seamless. As you or a loved one may have experienced, masks...
Top ten things you can do with your smartphone-connected hearing aids
Posted by Doriana Vicedomini on February 24, 2021
Today’s hearing aids are more sophisticated than ever! One of the greatest advances in hearing aid technology is the ability to pair them to a variety of smartphones, including Apple iPhones and several Android handsets. The connection between smartphones and hearing aids brings a long list of incredible benefits. Here is my top 10 list of things you can do...
Five things you should know about earwax
Posted by Doriana Vicedomini on February 10, 2021
When you hear the word “earwax”, you might immediately think YUCK! But, did you know that earwax actually plays an important role in the health of your ear? I’d like to share some facts about earwax and the part it plays in a healthy ear. 1. Earwax is not YUCK at all In fact, earwax is a requirement of a healthy ear canal. It is a product of two...
The hearing aid that detects falls and sends alerts
Posted by Doriana Vicedomini on January 22, 2021
If you’re an older adult — or care for someone who is — falling is likely high on your list of worries. And for good reason. According to the National Council on Aging1: • Every 11 seconds, an older adult is treated in an emergency room for a fall-related injury. • Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older...
One in five with hearing loss feel lonely and it’s affecting their health
Posted by Doriana Vicedomini on January 08, 2021
Loneliness has typically been thought of like most other human emotions — fleeting and virtually harmless. While short periods of loneliness may not have negative effects, prolonged loneliness is toxic and increases the risk of dying by 26%. In fact, loneliness is as harmful to your health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day and increases the risk of heart...
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