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March 3rd is World Hearing Day: Hearing Care for All!

In Hearing Health by audseo

World Hearing Day is a global campaign launched by the World Health Organization (WHO) to highlight the importance of hearing health. Invested in a call to action, World Hearing Day advocates for early intervention in treating hearing loss and greater awareness of its risk to overall health.  Hearing loss is a permanent medical condition that impacts all aspects of life. …

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Hearing Aids Can Help Single-Sided Hearing Loss

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by audseo

Most of us hear binaurally, meaning we hear with two ears. This helps us locate the direction and proximity of sound as well as help us maintain our balance. While traditionally hearing aids are worn in both ears in rare cases hearing loss only affects one ear and not the other. This is known as unilateral hearing loss and can …

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The Role of Ears in the Balance System

In Hearing Loss by audseo

For most of us, it is not till we suffer from dizziness or vertigo that we may wonder how we stay balanced. When everything is going well, it is actually the brain, in cooperation with other parts of our body including eyes, joints, muscles, skin and the ears, which keeps us standing upright. The ears play a particularly important part …

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Hearing Loss & Vertigo: All About Meniere’s Disease

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by audseo

Vertigo is a sensation of feeling off balance or dizzy. You may feel like the world around you is spinning out of control. If you are subject to unexpected vertigo you are most likely searching for possible causes. Often these issues are connected to complications in the inner ear, which controls much of the body’s balance capability. One cause of vertigo …

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Osteoporosis and Sudden Hearing Loss

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by audseo

Did you know that your bones have the ability to actually replenish themselves throughout our lifetime? However, osteoporosis slows this process down creating weakened bones that are more vulnerable to breakage.  Osteoporosis is a disease in which bones become more vulnerable to damage and breaks. The International Osteoporosis Foundation projects that this condition affects approximately 200 million people worldwide. It is …

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Hearing Aids Keep You Happy, Healthy, and Wealthy

In Hearing Health, Tips & Tricks by audseo

Hearing loss most often begins slowly so you don’t even realize it has taken hold until you struggle to hear in even the most quiet of situations. In the meantime, as certain pitches and tones become undetectable by your ears, you may find yourself struggling to hear your family, friends, co-workers and people you encounter daily.  The longer this goes …

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When to Get New Hearing Aids

In Hearing Aids by audseo

The benefits of hearing aids are far reaching, from improving relationships at home, at work, improving the ability to stay mobile active, happy and healthy. However, like any technology they need to be functioning to the best ability to provide the best care.  Hearing aids don’t last indefinitely and it’s important to know when it’s time to switch to a …

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5 Comorbidities of Hearing Loss 

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by audseo

Hearing loss is one of the most common medical conditions that people navigate. Over 48 million people, nearly 1 in 5, have some degree of impaired hearing. Extensive research has established links between hearing loss and other medical conditions including cardiovascular disease and dementia. These associations are known as comorbidities which describe the coexistence of two or more chronic conditions. …

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Coming to Terms with Your Hearing Loss 

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by audseo

Hearing loss is one of the most common medical conditions that people experience. According to the Hearing Health Foundation, 1 in 8 people live with some degree of impaired hearing. Impacting over 40 million people in the U.S., hearing loss is a public health epidemic that is often underdiagnosed. Impaired hearing often happens gradually so it can remain unnoticed for …

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Tips for a Successful Virtual Family Reunion

In Communication, Tips & Tricks by audseo

This time of year usually involves family get togethers, celebrating holidays, or simply enjoying time off with others. However, more people will be gathering virtually as we continue to adjust and navigate the pandemic. Having virtual gatherings can be a great substitute and effective way to spend quality time with family and friends. It is important to think about the …