Are Balance Problems Related to Hearing Loss?

It’s common for people with hearing loss to have balance issues, and vice versa. This phenomenon might even affect you or a loved one. Do they occur together as a coincidence, or are hearing and balance actually related? It turns out the answer is, “It depends.” Let’s look at some basics first.   The Inner […]

5 Professional Benefits of Better Hearing

Better Hearing Boosts Income? Starting on a better-hearing journey improves your life in many ways, from overall health to mental health to relationships. As it turns out, there’s yet another area of your life that improves when you treat hearing loss: your career. According to a study by the Better Hearing Institute, untreated hearing loss […]

Hearing Loss and Work: The 6 Most At-Risk Occupations

Most of us assume that we can pinpoint the causes of our hearing loss — too many loud concerts in our youth, living near a busy airport, illness, injury, age, overdoing it on ototoxic medications, etc. In reality, hearing loss is cumulative, and we are often exposed to dangerous noise levels without realizing it. Over […]

TV Watching + Hearing Loss: 5 Tips for a Better Experience

Give Up the Frustration — NOT Your Favorite Shows! Everybody in your household’s gathered around the television for a treasured weekly ritual — back-to-back shows on Netflix with a side of laughter, popcorn, and cliff-hangers. But when someone in the group has hearing loss, settling on a volume that keeps everybody happy can be difficult […]

Does High Humidity Affect My Hearing Aids?

One of the great things about starting your better-hearing journey is that your world is more enjoyable when you can hear all those sounds you’ve been missing. That might also mean you’re getting outside more, possibly exposing your hearing devices to humidity. Your hearing aids are tiny computers, and just like with laptops and tablets, […]