How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

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

Hearing loss strains communication which is integral to how we navigate our environment. Difficulties with communication take a toll on various aspects of life including relationships. Stress from hearing loss especially affects the relationships with people closest to us. The breakdown of day-to-day communication can …

Myths about Hearing Aids

Myths About Hearing Aids

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

Hearing aids are invaluable technological devices that have been around long enough to build up their own mythology. Unfortunately, many of these myths are based on devices from a bygone era, and these assumptions might no longer remain true. Along with the many other technological …

How do Hearing Aids Work

How do Hearing Aids Work?

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

The amazing nature of hearing aid technology is an extension of the similarly astounding process of hearing in the human ear. By transforming air pressure into electricity, a process called “transduction,” the human body creates electrical signals that flow through the brain, making it possible …

A Link between Hearing Loss & Second Hand Smoke

A Link between Hearing Loss & Second Hand Smoke

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

That smoking has a relationship with negative health effects will come as no surprise. Contrary to the false advertising of decades gone by, we now know that smoking is the most powerful lifestyle habit to correlate with serious health concerns. Smoking cessation campaigns are promoted …