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 …

Custom Hearing Solutions - How Disclosing Your Hearing Loss Helps Communication

How Disclosing Hearing Loss Helps Communication

Hearing loss affects a startling number of Americans. Fifteen percent of those over age eighteen report a degree of hearing difficulty, a number that skyrockets when we look at the over 65 demographic. Yet still, those who suffer from hearing loss are reluctant to disclose their difficulty. But it is often the act of bringing uncomfortable issues forward that allows …

8 Questions You May Have About Hearing Loss

8 Questions You May Have About Hearing Loss

As with all new experiences, the journey to better hearing health can be overwhelming. When you visit us at Custom Hearing Solutions, our audiologist and team of hearing specialists are here to support you through the process. If you’ve been preparing for your consultation beforehand, you may have found an abundance of information and research on hearing loss. Here, we’ve …

Custom Hearing Solutions - On-screen captioning as a legal requirement in Nebraska

On-screen captioning as a legal requirement in Nebraska

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month! Each year, the American-Speech-Language Association (ASHA) promotes an awareness campaign about communication disorders and ASHA’s involvement in providing life-altering treatment. The theme this month is “Communication: The Key to Connection”, and a multitude of resources are available on their website. ASHA is also running a “Speaking Up for Communication” social media contest, if …

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New Study Reveals that 1 in 8 Workers Has a Hearing Loss

When you think of on-the-job injury, hearing loss probably wouldn’t be the first one to come to mind. As an invisible condition, hearing loss is often overlooked. In the US, hearing loss is the third most common medical condition, affecting 20% of the population. A new study has revealed that nearly 13% of US workers suffer from hearing loss. Learn …

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All About Tinnitus

All About Tinnitus   What is Tinnitus? Tinnitus, known commonly as a “ringing of the ear.” The sounds of tinnitus are personal and differ from person to person and have been described in different ways. They may sound like a pop, a buzz, a ringing, a clanging, a rush of air, a roar, a whistle, or a low rumble. Tinnitus is …

Oticon studies impact of noise on stress

Straining to hear in noise is stressful for everyone but especially for people with hearing loss. Leading hearing aid manufacturer Oticon is the first to apply proven “pupillometry” science – a measurement of pupil dilation – to the development of revolutionary hearing aid technology that both reduces listening effort and conserves energy so that people recall more of what they’ve …