Can Hearing Loss Affect Relationships?

Can Hearing Loss Affect Relationships?

February is traditionally the month of love. With Valentine’s Day comes boxes of chocolates, romantic dinners, and bouquets of flowers. One of the most important components of any relationship is good communication. Poor communication can lead to misunderstandings,...
Hearing Better in Background Noise

Hearing Better in Background Noise

A common complaint that we hear from our patients is their regular struggle to participate in conversations and social settings due to background noise interference. This can happen at restaurants, parks, family get-togethers, religious services, and even stores....
Can Hearing Loss Make You Tired?

Can Hearing Loss Make You Tired?

When was the last time you were really tired? And not just a little sleepy but truly exhausted. Maybe you just ran the St. George Marathon, or perhaps you had been feeling the emotional exhaustion of worrying about a loved one. Whatever the cause, when you were...
Is There a Cure for Hearing Loss?

Is There a Cure for Hearing Loss?

One topic that was explored at this year’s Audiology NOW conference was a potential medical cure for hearing loss. Most hearing loss is a result of damage to the hair cells of the inner ear. Once these hair cells are damaged, there is no way to heal them. Currently,...