Celebrate World Hearing Day on March 3 by Checking Your Hearing!

World Hearing Day is a campaign held each year by Office of Prevention of Blindness and Deafness of the World Health Organization (WHO). Activities take place across the entire globe and an event at WHO’s headquarter in Geneva is held each year on March 3rd. The campaign’s objective is to share information and promote actions towards the prevention of hearing … Read More

Surprising Links to Hearing Loss

\Hearing loss occurs when one or more parts of the ear and/or the parts of the brain that make up the hearing pathway do not function normally. The causes of hearing loss come in many forms and can have multiple causes with each individual having a unique type of hearing loss. An estimated 48 million Americans have some level of … Read More

Symptoms of Memory Loss Could Actually Be Hearing Loss

Most people view ailments like hearing loss, failing memory, and dementia as normal consequences of aging. There is a growing body of research that shows this is incorrect. While many of our systems begin to diminish in function as we age, too much reduction leads to disorders and bigger medical issues, such as dementia and Alzheimer’s. Fortunately, there are things … Read More

Hearing Loss Affects More than Your Ears

Statistics show that approximately 48 million Americans face some form of hearing loss. Hearing loss has a vast range of consequences, the most obvious being the reduced ability to hear. Sadly, it usually takes someone 5-7 years before seeking treatment for their hearing loss, and to go untreated for that long not only impacts years of clear communication, but it … Read More

Hearing Loss Has Been Linked to Premature Death

Approximately one in three people in the United States between the ages of 65 and 74 face hearing loss, and nearly half of those older than 75 have difficulty hearing, and age-related hearing loss is quite common. Not only does it impact one’s hearing, it is also a debilitating condition that leads to isolation and declines in overall health and … Read More

Add an Annual Hearing Test To Your New Year’s Resolutions!

As the saying goes, “new year, new you.” The beginning of the year is a time when we all make resolutions to better ourselves. There’s a long list to choose from: breaking bad habits, saving more money, losing weight, improving our diets, traveling more, or learning a new skill. But how often do we include managing our hearing health as … Read More

A Link Between Hearing Loss and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Hearing loss has been linked with a number of different medical conditions, with dementia at the forefront. The correlation lies in the social consequences of untreated hearing loss: when people struggle to communicate, they tend to withdraw from their friends and loved ones. Social isolation is cited as a leading risk factor for developing dementia. New studies have shown that … Read More

Hearing Aid Features that Support a Modern Lifestyle

Gone are the days of the clunky, whistling hearing aids that you may remember from previous generations. Just as laptop, cell phones, music players and other electronic devices have become ergonomic, stream-lined, smart, and fast, hearing aids have undergone something of a renaissance in the past few years. Hearing aid manufacturers have taken feedback from consumers and hearing health providers … Read More

Great Things to Hear This Holiday Season in Louisiana

The holiday season is filled with timeless classics – charming theater productions, symphony experiences, the ballet – and everything fills our hearts with wonder and joy. At Audibel, we want to help you stay connected to all those songs, performances and family get-togethers this holiday season. The holidays are for family and friends, and connecting with experiences that bring back … Read More

Common Hearing Aid Problems (and how to fix them)

Hearing aids of today are quite durable. They can withstand daily use from people with even the most active lifestyles. While resilient, modern hearing aids are also tiny machines that are packed with incredible power. Hearing aids require consistent at-home and in-office cleaning, maintenance and TLC to continue working properly. Even with proper care are maintenance, you may still experience … Read More