Enjoying the Holidays with Hearing Loss

Enjoying the Holidays with Hearing Loss

It’s that magical time of the year again, when the temperature drops, lights go up and friends and family gather together to celebrate. For some of us, hearing loss keeps us from truly enjoying the beautiful holiday season the way that we used to. Hearing loss can make the holiday season feel overwhelming. There are, however, many tips for making …

How Treating Hearing Loss Could Help Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

How Treating Hearing Loss Could Help Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, which we recognize here at Custom Hearing Solutions. The link between hearing loss and cognitive ability has been studied for years by researchers. From these studies, we’ve learned that there is a link between hearing loss and dementia – including Alzheimer’s disease – and that treating hearing loss early on could be very beneficial …

Are Sports Fans at Risk for Hearing Loss?

Are Sports Fans at Risk for Hearing Loss?

Packing people into a stadium to cheer on their favorite sports team might sound like the makings of a perfect activity, but there is a hidden danger to such a wholesome pastime. An afternoon spent rooting for the home team raises red flags around hearing health. A lively and raucous crowd of cheering fans at the average NFL game can …

How Smoking & Drinking May Affect Hearing

How Smoking & Drinking May Affect Hearing

For years you’ve been hearing that smoking and drinking are bad for your health. Both these activities can lead to some seriously negative health outcomes. Smoking has been linked to cancer and lung diseases like emphysema and chronic bronchitis, while heavy drinking puts you at risk for heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure, as well as damaging your liver …

Protect Your Mental Health by Treating Your Hearing Loss

Protect Your Mental Health by Treating Your Hearing Loss

About 20% of Americans report some degree of hearing loss. That’s one fifth of the population. With a condition so prevalent, it stands to reason that systems would be readily in place to make communication easier for those affected by hearing loss. Unfortunately, that isn’t often the case as hearing loss still carries a silent stigma. People with hearing loss …

Hearing Loss Could Restrict Mobility & Quality of Life

Hearing Loss Could Restrict Mobility & Quality of Life

When you have hearing loss, invisible limitations can take root in your daily life and greatly affect how you live. Now, a recent study coming out of Finland is highlighting just what some of those limits are. The Finnish findings demonstrate strikingly that hearing loss often limits the boundaries of how people structure their lives and the freedom they have …

Your Diet & Hearing Loss

Your Diet & Hearing Loss

Did you know that hearing loss is the third most common medical condition in the United States? Hearing loss follows heart disease and diabetes, and it affects 20% of the population. However, because it is an invisible condition that tends to occur gradually, people do not immediately know the signs of hearing loss. Unfortunately, untreated hearing loss could lead to …

Dangerous Decibels at the Gym

Dangerous Decibels at the Gym

Exercise is good for your overall health – and your hearing health as well! With certain types of hearing loss linked to issues with the cardiovascular system, regular activity is good for staving off these conditions. Whether you’re in a group class or working out alone, in the last few minutes of a workout, the right song gives you the …