Are Two Hearing Aids Better Than One?

Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss

The Department of Speech, as well as Hearing Science at Colorado University, conducted a study that dealt with the way neuroplasticity plays into the adoption of the brain when it comes to hearing loss issues. The resulting implications of hearing impairment and how brains adapt …

Studies on Hearing Loss & Injuries

Studies on Hearing Loss & Injuries

Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A Research

Prevalence and Symptoms of Hearing Loss Hearing loss occurs when there is a problem with the ear that prevents you from hearing sounds normally. Hearing loss is not something rare or uncommon. Most people experience some degree of hearing loss. Two main causes of hearing …

How Hearing Loss May Affect Your Job

How Hearing Loss May Affect Your Job

Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A Hearing Loss

Untreated hearing loss can severely damage workplace performance. Employers in the United States are required to reasonably accommodate any employee with a hearing disability. The 1990 Americans With Disabilities Act also prevents employers from discriminating against applicants who may have a hearing disability. Many people …

Link Between Stress and Hearing Loss

Link Between Stress and Hearing Loss

Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A Hearing Loss Causes

Stressors are part of everyday life and are unavoidable. Linked to multiple health problems, including heart disease, depression, and even hearing loss, life problems will always be there. Communication is a problem many people start to have as they age, but age is not the …

How to Prevent Hearing Loss & Reduce Its Impact

How to Prevent Hearing Loss & Reduce Its Impact

Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A Hearing loss Prevention

Hearing loss is not just a matter of aging. Today, more than 45 million Americans live with hearing challenges and that population include people from all ages. It is also challenging for physicians to treat these individuals, because most of them aren’t aware that they …

Strange Causes of Hearing Loss

Strange Causes of Hearing Loss

Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A Hearing Loss Causes

The subject of hearing loss is becoming more and more common as a health issue. Though you may be well versed in the common causes of loss of hearing, there are a number of unique cases that also can cause the health issue. For example, …