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 …

Tips for Communicating with Hearing Loss

Tips for Communicating with Hearing Loss

Bonnie L. Baehr, Au.D. Communication

If you are experiencing changes in your hearing, there are many effective ways to be able to maintain and nurture communication. Whether your hearing loss is mild or you use hearing aids there are techniques available to you that will benefit your ability to engage and participate in conversations effectively. When people first begin to experience hearing loss, a “passive” …

September is World Alzheimer’s Month

Bonnie L. Baehr, Au.D. Dementia & Alzheimer's

September marks the worldwide initiative, World Alzheimer’s Month. Alzheimer’s disease is a particular type of dementia that is affecting an aging population and is creating a need for us to be better educated for its detrimental impact on its sufferers and society as a whole. The World Health Organization (WHO) has dedicated itself to the awareness of Alzheimer’s along with …