The Link Between Hearing Loss and Happiness

The Link Between Hearing Loss and Happiness

The physical symptoms are what usually come to mind when we think about hearing loss. You have a ringing in your ears, sounds often seem muffled, or it has become difficult to hear and understand others when there is background noise. But we often forget to consider the emotional symptoms, and these can be just as real and disabling as …

Communicating With Hard of Hearing Loved Ones

Approximately 48 million Americans have some form of hearing loss and by age 65, one in three people has difficulty hearing. Untreated hearing loss can negatively affect a person’s physical and emotional health as well as their ability to socialize, do well in school and at work, and enjoy their leisure time. May is National Better Speech and Hearing Month …

Bananas Are Found to Support Hearing Health

We’re learning more and more about the healing benefits of plants and nutrients. Adding superfoods into our diets can help to balance and protect against a multitude of disease and illness. But if we told you that bananas were a superfood that supports hearing health would you think we were…bananas? It’s one of the more accessible and versatile fruits on …

Falls and Accidents Are More Likely with Hearing Loss

As the Baby Boomers age into a life stage where hearing loss is accepted as par for the course, a stronger spotlight is being shown on the impact of hearing loss. The inconveniences of social and verbal interaction are more widely known now than ever before. However, there are hidden dangers to hearing loss that go well beyond this the …

Your Rights and Hearing Loss

Your Rights and Hearing Loss

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) makes it illegal to discriminate against individuals with hearing loss. There are certainly challenges associated with hearing loss, but the ADA makes sure employers, landlords and the owners of public venues do their best to accommodate those with hearing issues. At Custom Hearing Solutions we help individuals who have hearing loss, but we also …

How Smoking and Drinking May Affect Hearing

How Smoking & Drinking May Affect Hearing

Several studies, including one from the American Medical Association indicate smokers are more likely to experience hearing loss than non-smokers. And passive or second-hand smoke can also take a toll on hearing. Similar studies both in the United States and by European researchers show a link between alcohol use and hearing impairment. At Custom Hearing Solutions, we offer a variety …

When should I update my hearing aids?

When should I update my hearing aids?

Consider these questions to help you determine if you should update – and also remember we offer repair and cleaning services if you think that’s what your hearing aids need.[/cs_text][x_custom_headline level="h2" looks_like="h4" accent="false"]Are your current hearing aids doing the job?[/x_custom_headline][cs_text]Hearing aids age and wear out. Can you hear phone conversations clearly and without straining? Are you getting feedback? Do you …

Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

Imagine an ideal day spent with your significant other. What activities would you do together? Would the day involve exploring a new city, hosting a gathering of friends and family, taking a long walk or simply snuggling with a movie and popcorn at home? Now imagine a difficult day: one of you has gotten some bad news, is sick, or …

Great Things to Hear this Valentine's Day in Omaha

Great Things to Hear this Valentine’s Day in Omaha

Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Living with hearing loss often offers an extra excuse to skip the lovefest and hunker down alone. That couldn’t be further from the best medicine, though! It’s well known that hearing loss, particularly untreated and undiagnosed, can lead to isolating behaviors. It’s human nature to avoid difficulty and …