Global Action on Hearing Loss: Advanced Initiatives by the World Health Organization (WHO) Written by: Dr. Nimet Adam Imagine a world where every 4th person is hearing impaired. This thought could become a reality based on statistics provided by the World Health Organization (WHO). Due to the increased prevalence of exposure to loud music, over… Continue reading Global Action on Hearing Loss: Advanced Initiatives by WHO
“Our Hearing Partner” Introducing Hearing Partners of South Florida’s December “Hearing Partner”, Ruth Levine. Ruth is a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP). She started her hearing journey 17 years ago as our patient, with one in-the-ear hearing device and now has 2 Oticon Opn’s. She first noticed her hearing loss when she struggled to hear some of… Continue reading Our Hearing Partner- December
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as a Treatment for Tinnitus Written by: Dr. Phoebe Clouser Tinnitus is a debilitating condition that many people experience. Tinnitus is any perception of sound when there is no sound source present. It often presents as a ringing, humming or buzzing sound. Approximately 50 million Americans are impacted from some type… Continue reading Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as a Treatment for Tinnitus
Hearing Champion Diane Anderson We would like to introduce our November Hearing Champion, Diane Anderson! Diane has struggled with a hereditary hearing loss since she was in 4th grade. Hearing loss ran on her mother’s side, so she grew up with her mother and grandmother struggling with hearing loss. Thankfully because of their awareness, they… Continue reading November Hearing Champion!
Association of Hearing Loss and Falling Written by: Dr. Matthew Seldine Patient: “Does having a hearing loss increase my risk of falling?” Answer: This question is asked of audiologists quite often. To begin, the answer is this – having a hearing loss significantly increases ones odds of falling. So yes, there is an association between… Continue reading Association of Hearing Loss and Falling
Hearing Loss and Menopause! Written by: Kelsey Keimig Hello all, My name is Kelsey and I am the newest member of the Hearing Partners of South Florida team. I am doing my clinical residency with the clinic till June of 2018 when I will graduate with my Doctor of Audiology degree. Today’s post is… Continue reading Hearing Loss and Menopause!
The Advantages of Leasing Your Hearing Devices Written by: Dr. Nimet Adam Hearing aid technology continues to advance at a rapid rate. Advancing technology is a good thing for patients because they have the potential to improve their hearing and quality of life. However, the cost of keeping up with the latest technology can be… Continue reading The Advantage of Leasing Your Hearing Devices
How Cancer is linked to Hearing Loss and What to Know Hearing loss can occur naturally and gradually as you get older, but it can also be a side effect of some cancer treatments. October is breast cancer awareness month, so we wanted to highlight the relationship between treatment commonly used for breast cancer;… Continue reading How Cancer is Linked to Hearing Loss.
Rechargeable!! Written by: Arthur Zinaman, Au.D., CCC-A Greetings Everyone! Dr. Zinaman reporting here to present a new and improved blog entry of which I’m sure you’ll be interested. Oticon has recently made available an exciting new development in battery technology which could be beneficial for many patients. Rechargeable batteries are now available for all OPN… Continue reading Rechargeable!!