What Level of Hearing Loss Requires a Hearing Aid?

A woman looking at a pair of hearing aids in her hands, wondering what level of hearing loss requires a hearing aid?

Think back to the last time you had to ask someone to repeat themselves. Maybe there was a great deal of background noise. Maybe they were speaking too softly. Or maybe you are suffering from mild to moderate hearing loss. Many people struggle with the same questions once they begin to notice a decline in […]

Can Hearing Loss Shrink Your Brain?

Over the past decade, a growing body of evidence has revealed that hearing loss is strongly associated with decreased functional brain tissue volume and cognitive decline. That leads many people to the question, can hearing loss shrink your brain? Firstly, no research to date shows that hearing loss leads to brain shrinkage and cognitive decline. […]

Frogs and the Cure for Hearing Loss

Three Javan Tree Frogs sitting on a branch

Hearing is a highly complex task. Your ears can distinguish between several thousand sound frequencies and enable the brain to locate where a sound originates. Although we have an intricate understanding of how the ear works, there is still much we don’t know, and unfortunately, there is no cure yet for hearing loss. There is […]