Are Nighttime Noises Affecting Your Hearing Loss?

You may think hearing loss will give you a better chance at sleeping soundly since you don’t hear traffic, crickets or other sounds that can keep you up at night. However, your body still responds to sounds even if you’re not consciously listening, and that negatively affects your hearing health. How Noise Disrupts Sleep Patterns […]

Managing Hearing Loss in the Workplace

Older man with hearing protection on his ears and wearing face shield

Hearing loss can affect your work, but finding the right communication strategies and expressing your needs will help you mitigate the possible effects of hearing loss on your productivity. Challenges for People with Hearing Loss Communication problems are among the most daunting obstacles you may face if you have hearing loss. Whether you wear hearing […]

Handling a Tinnitus Spike

Young woman suffering from tinnitus while holding hand to ear

Have you noticed that the ringing in your ears worsens every so often? It may feel random and completely out of your control, and that can be very frustrating. So, what’s going on, and how do you manage your tinnitus symptoms during a spike? What is a Tinnitus Spike? A spike is defined as an […]

Protecting Your Ears While You Swim

Young woman in swimsuit and swimcap with fingers on her ears using swim earplugs

Whether you’re in a pool or a natural body of water, swimming is a great way to unwind, have fun and exercise. But water and bacteria can get trapped in your ears and cause damage to the delicate hair cells that send auditory stimuli to your brain. Ear Conditions Caused by Swimming Swimmer’s ear: Also known […]