How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

In relationships, whether it is with our friends or our colleagues, a clear channel of communication is an important foundation. When it comes to romantic relationships, communication is even more crucial. With our partners, we have made commitments and built a life together. We use communication to express our needs and desires, our joys and fears. Many of us have … Read More

A Link between Hearing Loss & Diabetes

Audibel - A Link between Hearing Loss & Diabetes

Recent studies have found a stronger link between diabetes and hearing loss than previously known. While these two chronic health conditions have been linked together since the 1960s, recent studies have isolated the correlation so as to recommend closely monitoring the hearing health of diabetes patients. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with diabetes, there are steps … Read More

Frequently Asked Questions about Hearing Loss

Audibel - FAQs about Hearing Loss

Remember when you were a kid and your teachers said, “There’s no such thing as a stupid question”? Well, the same goes for questions about hearing loss – especially because there is a lot of stigma around this condition, and though it is the third most common medical condition in the US, very few people have a clear understanding of … Read More

Healthy Hearing for the New Year

Audibel - Healthy Hearing for the New Year

Did you know that one of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to “stay fit and healthy”? While that resolution usually suggests physical fitness and going to the gym (losing weight comes in close at 32%), here at Audibel we hope you consider another aspect of your health: your hearing health. In the United States, about 20% of people … Read More

Q&As About Hearing Loss

Q&As About Hearing Loss

We all know there are “no stupid questions” – especially when it comes to our health. Even with this knowledge in the back of our minds, there are still some questions about hearing loss we may feel too scared or embarrassed to ask, even about hearing loss and hearing aids. If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to live … Read More

Our Favorite Hearing Aids from 2017: Oticon, Signia, ReSound, Phonak

Our Favorite Hearing Aids from 2017: Oticon, Signia, ReSound, Phonak

No year is truly complete until we’ve taken a look back to fish around for the Year’s Best. Every industry expects growth to a degree, but those who follow the audiology industry know that it is quietly but constantly evolving. And powerfully, too! Perhaps it’s a result of responding to the wireless revolution that permeates all technological culture, or perhaps … Read More

Great Things to Hear This Holiday Season in New Orleans

Great Things to Hear This Holiday Season in New Orleans

At Audibel, we help reconnect people to the sounds they’ve missed. And what better way to reconnect with your loved ones this holiday season than to enjoy the many different events happening this month in New Orleans? Here, we round up some notable events to check out this holiday season. Now in its 20th year, Words & Music: A Literary … Read More

Technology for Those with Hearing Loss

Technology for Those with Hearing Loss

Hearing is one of those things that we don’t realize how much we rely on until it starts to go away. Because hearing is one of the only senses that never “naturally” shuts off – even as we sleep – it’s the go-to alert system for everything from daily alarms to emergency safety signals. What if, without your hearing aids, … Read More

Three Reasons to Upgrade Your Hearing Aids

“Immediate difference in clarity.” “The quality and performance is really beyond anything I’ve seen.” “Patients have experienced a significant improvement in sound quality when comparing hearing aids, even to recent technology.” “Patients have noticed improvement when listening to music and improvement for clarity of softer voices.” The above are just a few things people have said after trying the latest … Read More

Hearing Loss and US Veterans

Audibel Louisiana - Hearing Loss and US Veterans

Most of the folks walking around with hearing aids today don’t know that much of their technological advancement is because of World War II. Much of the cutting-edge technology developed in wartime was later implemented in the audiological field. Moreover, many soldiers returning from the war with substantial hearing loss due to warfare innovation that increased volumes of machines and … Read More