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What Type Of Hearing Aid Is Best For Children?

For those that have children who need a hearing-aid, it can be difficult to decide which type is best. There are three common types of hearing-aids: behind the ear (BTE), in the ear (ITE), and in the canal (ITC). All have their own unique set of pros and cons, so making a decision can be […]

The 5 Best Hearing Aids On The Market

It can be daunting to try to choose the right hearing aid. With so many options on the market, it can be hard to know where to start. However, by taking the time to do your research, you can find a hearing aid that meets your needs and fits your budget. To help you get […]

Behavior In Children With Hearing Loss

There is a lot of behavior research on children with hearing loss. Much of this research has shown that children with hearing loss are more likely to exhibit behavior problems than their peers without hearing loss. Below are some of the most common behavior differences you might notice among children with hearing loss. Withdrawal Children […]

Communication strategies for hearing loss

By the time many patients come to see me, they’re already frustrated with their hearing loss and struggling to adapt. Studies show hearing loss can take a significant toll on emotional well-being and relationships. Communication strategies can go a long way toward alleviating some of this stress and helping you hear at your best. 1. […]

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History of Audiology

I don’t know about you, but I love finding out where things come from and how they originated — from an interesting word to the term “audiology”. In this article, I’ll share a brief history of this profession, how it got started, and how it’s changed over the years. The Word “Audiology” Just like today, […]

Kidney disease and hearing loss

Did you know if you have kidney disease you’re about 50% more likely to develop hearing loss than the average person? Kidney problems are one of many medical conditions that may contribute to loss of hearing. And when people have these two together (co-morbidity), hearing loss is more severe and can progress quickly. If you […]

Tinnitus Can Be Helped With Hearing Aids

“This ringing in my ears, just make it stop”. For you, tinnitus may be more like a thump, buzz, or whoosh. Either way, your doctor told you “there is no cure”. Your heart sank. It’s only getting worse. You’re now struggling to do everyday things like work, play with the kids, be intimate, relax, or […]

The Link Between Iron Deficiency Anemia and Hearing Loss

Have you wondered how iron deficiency anemia (IDA) can influence hearing loss? Well, you are not the only one. At first, it can be confusing to determine if IDA is associated with hearing loss. However, research concludes that IDA is related to sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) and combined hearing loss in adult patients. SNHL refers […]

Serving People with Disabilities

Our practice is honored to be able to provide compassionate hearing healthcare to patients living with a disability in Shelby County and surrounding counties. We have long partnered with a variety of support organizations that allow us to be the annual hearing-health provider to their clients.    Just like people without a disability, annual hearing […]

Kids and Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)

Have you ever sung a song lyric at the top of your lungs only to be informed by your friend that you’re singing it wrong? You wouldn’t believe how many people think Elvis Presley’s “Suspicious Minds” starts with “We’re caught in a trout.” Then someone tells you it’s “We’re caught in a trap” and you can’t unhear the […]