Hearing Aid Compatible Assistive Listening Devices

Hearing Aid Compatible Assistive Listening Devices

Bonnie L. Baehr, Au.D. Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Health

Hearing aid technology has advanced considerably in recent years, significantly improving the user experience. Hearing aids come with a wide range of features and options that make them easy to incorporate into your daily life and maximize your hearing in any situation.  But there are some situations where hearing aids need a little more help, and that is where Assistive …

Why You Should Treat Bilateral Hearing Loss with Two Hearing Aids

Why You Should Treat Bilateral Hearing Loss with Two Hearing Aids

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

Hearing loss is one of the most common health conditions that people experience today. Characterized by a reduced capacity to perceive and process sound, hearing loss can occur in one or both ears. When hearing is impaired in both ears, it is referred to as bilateral hearing loss. This is more common than hearing loss only occurring in one ear. …

Know Alzheimer's Disease Treat Hearing Loss in September during World Alzheimer's Month(3)

Know Alzheimer’s Disease: Treat Hearing Loss in September during World Alzheimer’s Month

Bonnie L. Baehr, Au.D. Dementia & Alzheimer's, Hearing Loss, Hearing Testing, Mental Health, Overall Health

September is World Alzheimer’s Month and September 21st is World Alzheimer’s Day! Starting in 2012, this international campaign is committed to raising awareness about dementia. Dementia includes a range of medical conditions that progressively deteriorate cognitive functions – memory, thinking, decision making, learning etc. 50 million people worldwide have dementia, a number that is projected to grow rapidly. The causes …

A Possible Link Between Exercise & Reduced Risk for Hearing Loss

A Possible Link Between Exercise & Reduced Risk for Hearing Loss

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

Is there no end to the wonders of exercise? It improves your mood, strengthens your body, and has a slew of other lifestyle advantages. Researchers have discovered a correlation between exercise and a lower chance of hearing loss in a new study. Incorporating a regular workout routine may now also lower your chances of developing hearing loss later in life. …

Monitoring Your Daily Exposure to Noise

Monitoring Your Daily Exposure to Noise

Bonnie L. Baehr, Au.D. Ear Health, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Protection, Work & Economy

Some occupations pose a clear risk of damaging noise exposure. Those who work in these fields most likely have strict precautions in place to make sure that hearing is not damaged on the job site. Particularly those who work for big corporations or as part of a labor union are the most likely to have mandated protection at the level …

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 …