How Hearing Aids Can Change Your Life

How Hearing Aids Can Change Your Life

Bonnie L. Baehr, Au.D. Uncategorized

We often take our sense of hearing for granted. We don’t realize just how important it is to hear all the sounds around us. However, living with untreated hearing loss affects us in a lot of ways. It makes it harder to follow conversations, and we may feel socially isolated and alone. Thankfully, wearing hearing aids can really change your …

How Treating Hearing Loss Helps Your Mental Health

How Treating Hearing Loss Helps Your Mental Health

Bonnie L. Baehr, Au.D. Uncategorized

Did you know that there’s a link between hearing loss and mental health conditions? If you’re living with hearing loss, this probably makes a lot of sense. People living with untreated hearing loss have a harder time having conversations with their loved ones, and struggle to hear in places with background noise. Hearing loss also makes it harder to get …

Common Questions About Hearing Loss

Common Questions About Hearing Loss

Bonnie L. Baehr, Au.D. Uncategorized

When it comes to hearing loss, there are no stupid questions. Once our hearing ability is lost to sensorineural hearing loss, it won’t come back, so don’t operate on any assumptions when it comes to protecting your ears or preventing hearing loss. Here are a few answers to questions we find many people have but are afraid to ask. Will …

Safe Listening with Earbuds

Safe Listening with Earbuds

Bonnie L. Baehr, Au.D. Uncategorized

What an age we live in! The internet has transformed nearly every aspect of daily life in just a few decades. Content that used to require large appliances and a vast collection of storage media can now be accessed in seconds on one small device, and the audio comes directly to our ears via earbuds. Whether we’re rocking out to …

Hearing Loss & Fatigue

Hearing Loss & Fatigue

Bonnie L. Baehr, Au.D. Uncategorized

Hearing loss is a surprisingly common affliction, affecting 48 million Americans of all age groups. It’s estimated that even as many as 20% of teenagers have measurable noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), and age-related hearing loss can begin as early as age 45. NIHL is the #2 medical concern for veterans returning home, with tinnitus (another problem with the ear) being …