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Getting Your Hearing Checked

In Hearing Health, Hearing Test by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Do you get your ears checked often? Like many people, it may not cross your mind at all. However, when you are having trouble hearing during conversation or experiencing pain or discomfort in your ears, then it is certainly time to see a hearing health care professional. As you begin to put some resolutions for the new year into practice, …

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Talking about Hearing Loss: Why Your Disclosure Method Matters

In Communication, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

You can have a lasting impact on your social outcomes by disclosing your hearing loss to friends or relatives. It is not always easy to ask for accommodation with a condition so sensitive, but according to a recent study of communication strategy on hearing loss, the benefits are extensive. Experts at Massachusetts Eye and Ear hospital interviewed 300 older people with …

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All About Tinnitus

In Hearing Health, Resource, Tinnitus by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Tinnitus or ringing in the ears is a common condition, but much is still unknown about it. As a matter of fact, we know dozens of things that can trigger tinnitus, but we don’t know indefinitely what causes it or how to completely cure it. That’s why it’s important we understand tinnitus more, so we can develop awareness, inform other …

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Veterans and Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss, Veterans by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

The two most common health conditions in the US for military veterans are tinnitus and hearing loss, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. If you are a military service member or are about to go on duty, get a hearing test from us first. If you’re a veteran, it’s important to get your hearing tested and treated and if you’re getting …

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Occupational Hearing Hazards

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Hearing loss affects millions of people throughout the world. Losing your hearing is more attributable to genetics, aging, illnesses, and damage to the eardrums that quite often involve loud noises. There three main types of hearing loss issues: i. Conductive hearing loss – Reduction in hearing. Most cases are temporary and are treated with hearing aids, surgery, or implants. ii. …

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Understanding Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Learning about hearing problems from noise is something that most people have little knowledge about. Noise pollution is all around us. Understanding how it can harm your ability to hear should be part of a healthy lifestyle. You want to keep yourself in great physical condition for as many years as possible. This includes being able to hear everything around …

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Tips for Traveling with Hearing Aids

In Hearing Aids by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Challenges When Travelling with Hearing Aids For those with hearing loss, traveling can be exasperating. You’ll most likely be surrounded by others and need to communicate more often than you’re accustomed to. If travelling often or far from home, there can also be many things go wrong that will impact the ability to communicate with others when you need it …

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Tips for Adjusting to New Hearing Aids

In Hearing Aids by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

The ability to fully regain your hearing is a modern miracle. Recent developments in hearing aids have made hearing loss easier than ever to treat. But your brain needs time to readjust to hearing sounds that you’ve never heard or haven’t heard clearly for some time. The following tips can help you become more comfortable with your new hearing aid. …

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Tips for Driving with Hearing loss

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Driving can be stressful or relaxing, depending on your mood. Of course, it also depends on your abilities. Here we provide tips for safe driving with hearing loss. Get Your Hearing Tested First and foremost, it is important to see treatment with an audiologist. There are a lot of people who are not going to use their hearing aids because …

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Things to Consider When Selecting Hearing Aids

In Hearing Aids by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Perhaps you’ve been diagnosed with a hearing loss and were recommended hearing aids as treatment. However, you may be worried about how to choose or whether it will help. Knowing the following may ease your concerns about hearing aid devices: • The type and options of hearing aid available to you • How to effectively use them • Important things …