How to Prevent Hearing Loss & Reduce Its Impact

Audibel - How to Prevent Hearing Loss & Reduce Its Impact

Did you know that March 3rd was World Hearing Day and all of May is Better Speech and Hearing Month? One of the most common health issues in the world is also one of the most under-treated. Hearing loss, which can negatively affect every aspect of a person’s life, from their family relationships to their earning power, often goes unrecognized … Read More

Treating Hearing Loss Improves Communication & Much More!

Better Speech and Hearing Month takes place every May, promoted by the American Speech Language and Hearing Association to raise awareness around an oft-overlooked condition: hearing loss. Communication for All – Better Speech and Hearing Month As an invisible condition that happens gradually, hearing loss is often undiagnosed and ignored. In part, this is due to the fact that hearing … Read More

How Smoking & Drinking May Affect Hearing       

Audibel - How Smoking & Drinking May Affect Hearing

Theodore Levitt, a famed economist, once said, “Everything in excess is a poison.” Truly, moderation is a wise approach to bring to your life. We could all easily agree that when it comes to excessive cigarettes and alcohol, the two will surely harm your health. But what are the effects of even moderate smoking and drinking on hearing health? Smoking … Read More

Common Hearing Aid Problems & How to Fix Them 

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Here at Audibel, we’re always available to help you with any issues you may experience with your hearing aids and your listening experience. We also want you to feel confident with your devices, even when small problems may arise. After the initial adjustment period, you’ll be comfortable enough to run quick diagnostics on your own and solve most hiccups. The … Read More

Getting to Know Your Hearing Aids

Getting to Know Your Hearing Aids

The hearing aid market is virtually unrecognizable today compared to what was available to aid in hearing health decades ago. We can thank the computer revolution for much of that progress. As industries boomed with technological advances, hearing aid manufacturers were quick to integrate advancements into their products. Many of the hearing aids we choose from today are like tiny, … Read More

Protect Your Ears at Your Favorite Sporting Events

Protect Your Ears at Your Favorite Sporting Events

It’s impossible not to get caught up in the energy of thousands of your fellow fans, screaming as your team makes an incredible play seconds before the clock runs out. Sporting events are full of these dramatic, invigorating moments, and they would not be the same without the roar of the crowd. But between blasting music from the loudspeakers, the … Read More

How to Assist Students Who are Hard of Hearing

How to Assist Students Who are Hard of Hearing

There are so many instances where understanding might be compromised – during instruction giving, during communication with classmates, or simply not being able to follow a class debate. Educators therefore have a responsibility to take steps to maximize inclusion of the hard of hearing in their lessons. There are several things teachers can do to include the students better in … Read More

Age-Related Hearing Loss is Often Untreated

Age-Related Hearing Loss is Often Untreated

Hearing loss can be present at birth, due to genetic or hereditary factors. It can result from infections, noise exposure, head injuries, or taking certain medications. But the most common cause of hearing loss continues to be one simple and unavoidable part of life: aging. Age-related hearing loss, or presbycusis, is caused by the death of specific types of sensory … Read More

Addressing Hearing Loss May Improve Care of Older Adults

Addressing Hearing Loss May Improve Care of Older Adults

When a person has hearing loss, it has an impact on all facets of their life. While some situations are easy to adjust to, others come with higher stakes. Health care is just such an important setting, and one that has ample room for improving its consideration of hearing loss in a bigger picture of overall health. From reviewing a … Read More

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