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Bonnie L. Baehr, Au.D.

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Beverly Hills Hearing Center was founded in 1983 by Bonnie Baehr. Prior to that, Dr. Baehr practiced at the House Ear Clinic in Los Angeles as a staff audiologist for seven years. She was involved with diagnostic testing, hearing aid evaluations, research and rehabilitation. Dr. Baehr did her clinical fellowship training at the Veterans Administration Outpatient Clinic in downtown Los Angeles. She is a member of the American Academy of Audiology, American Speech Language and Hearing Association, California Academy of Audiology and Academy of Doctors of Audiology.

Ear Infections & Hearing Loss

Ear Infections & Hearing Loss

Bonnie L. Baehr, Au.D. Uncategorized

In America, earaches are among the top reasons for a visit to the pediatrician’s office. The CDC lists that 5 out of 1,000 children age 3-17 has some kind of permanent hearing loss, so it’s no joke when your child has pain in their ears or complains that they can’t hear. Modern technology and the business of modern life mean …

Can Hearing Loss Be Cured?

Can Hearing Loss Be Cured?

Bonnie L. Baehr, Au.D. Uncategorized

Over the course of human history, a cure for hearing loss has not yet emerged. But if you are one of the millions of people suffering from hearing loss, you can rest assured that efforts are fierce and ongoing to eventually discover a way to restore hearing. This is not to diminish the contemporary experience of the deaf and hearing …

How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

Bonnie L. Baehr, Au.D. Communication, Family & Friends, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Treatment

Perhaps you are starting to notice the need to ask people to repeat themselves more than before. Perhaps you are finding your self-struggling more to hear people speaking in crowded rooms. This might not seem like a big deal at first but as this goes on it can progress into a big problem. Undiagnosed hearing doesn’t just affect you but …

Hearing Loss and Dizziness

Hearing Loss and Dizziness

Bonnie L. Baehr, Au.D. Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Related Disease, Overall Health, Research

Dizziness and ringing in one ear accompanied by some degree of hearing loss could be symptoms of Meniere’s disease. A hearing health care professional can properly diagnose your condition and, begin treatment to help manage the symptoms. Meniere’s disease was identified in the 1800s and named after the French doctor who discovered it. It is an inner ear disease that …

Hypothyroidism & Hearing Loss

Hypothyroidism & Hearing Loss

Bonnie L. Baehr, Au.D. Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Related Disease, Overall Health, Research

January is National Thyroid Awareness month and as we approach the new year, it is good to educate yourself about the connection between hypothyroidism and hearing loss. Thyroid disease can affect many of your body’s functions, including your hearing. It is estimated that approximately 20 million Americans are living with some form of thyroid disease, but as many as 60 …

Acupuncture for Hearing Loss & Tinnitus: Does it Really Work?

Acupuncture for Hearing Loss & Tinnitus: Does it Really Work?

Bonnie L. Baehr, Au.D. Hearing Loss Treatment

Are you hearing strange sounds –like ringing in the ears, hearing others sounds like, zinging, clicking, roaring or humming? You may be experiencing hearing loss. There is no cure for hearing loss, but you can get acupuncture treatment or use hearing aids. You should keep reading this article to learn about the symptoms, causes, tests, treatments for hearing loss. This …

How to Assist Students Who are Hard of Hearing

How to Assist Students Who are Hard of Hearing

Bonnie L. Baehr, Au.D. Hearing Loss

Have you ever wondered how you can contribute to students that are hard of hearing become more successful in their school lives and their academic performance? Education, information and raising public awareness are some of those ways. From personal enrichment to paying forward knowledge about students that suffer from hearing loss, we can all stand to gain. Hearing loss has …