Myths about Hearing Loss

Myths about Hearing Loss

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

You might think you know it all when it comes to hearing loss, but we think you should know a few common myths about hearing loss. In the last few years, we’ve learned so much more about your ears and brain function and how you hear, so it’s time to update your knowledge of hearing loss with all the latest …

Is Your Mood Connected to Hearing Loss?

Is Your Mood Connected to Hearing Loss?

Bonnie L. Baehr, Au.D. Uncategorized

Hearing loss affects more than just your ears; it’s generally documented to have repercussions in other areas of your life. For example, hearing loss can influence your balance and coordination, as well as your heart health and mood. Although it’s easy to blame a bad mood on waking up on the wrong side of the bed or poor luck, researchers …

All About Earwax

All About Earwax

Bonnie L. Baehr, Au.D. Uncategorized

When you think of earwax, most people are grossed out. It’s a waxy, yellow goo which comes out of your ears. Many people spend a lot of time trying to figure out how to clean it, but the truth is, that earwax is actually very integral to the health of your ears. Here are a few insights about earwax and …

Why People Avoid Treating Hearing Loss -- and Why You Should Schedule a Hearing Test!

Why People Avoid Treating Hearing Loss — and Why You Should Schedule a Hearing Test!

Bonnie L. Baehr, Au.D. Uncategorized

There are still many unknowns about hearing loss, but scientists are discovering more about this condition every day. Something we do know: hearing loss is not only widespread but also under-treated on a massive scale.  Hearing loss is more common in older people because it is closely linked to aging. According to studies, one out of every three people over …

Hearing Loss Could Restrict Mobility & Quality of Life

Hearing Loss Could Restrict Mobility & Quality of Life

Bonnie L. Baehr, Au.D. Uncategorized

When talking with people about treating their hearing loss we often encounter the perception that hearing loss “isn’t a big deal” and “doesn’t really affect my life”. What these perspectives usually fail to take into account is all the subtle ways hearing loss alters your communication and social behavior. Hearing loss, when left untreated, can lead to serious negative consequences …

Unexpected Causes of Hearing Loss

Unexpected Causes of Hearing Loss

Bonnie L. Baehr, Au.D. Uncategorized

Hearing loss isn’t one-size fits all. While the onset of hearing loss is most associated with noisy workplaces or aging, in truth, hearing loss can be caused by a multitude of factors. Let’s take a look at a few common sources of hearing damage you may be surprised to consider. Medication While there isn’t a wonder drug capable of improving …