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Getting a Hearing Test Just May Help Your Heart, Says the Better Hearing Institute

Getting a Hearing Test Just May Help Your Heart, Says the Better Hearing Institute New research out of the University of Wisconsin in Madison has reconfirmed the link between hearing and cardiovascular health, suggesting that hearing loss may be an early sign of cardiovascular disease in seemingly healthy middle-aged people. The study also showed that …

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Is it safe to wear my hearing aids while gardening or mowing the lawn?

Is it safe to wear my hearing aids while gardening or mowing the lawn? I recommend using ear protection such as earmuff protectors or earplugs, when using any noisy equipment, including a lawn mower. However, if your hearing aids have built in noise reduction they will provide some level of noise protection while wearing them …

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Keep your mind sharp – address hearing loss.

Keep your mind sharp – address hearing loss. A study published in 2013 found that hearing loss is associated with accelerated cognitive decline in older adults. Conducted by Johns Hopkins otologist and epidemiologist Frank Lin, M.D., Ph.D. and other hearing experts, the study found that older adults with hearing loss are more likely to develop …

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