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, …

September is World Alzheimer's Month

September is World Alzheimer’s Month

Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease

September is World Alzheimer’s Month. Two of three people are unaware of the signs of Alzheimer’s, which is why World Alzheimer’s Mont was created in 2012. Alzheimer’s disease affects millions of Americans and is the sixth leading cause of death. It is most prevalent in …

Healthy Habits to Protect Your Hearing

Healthy Habits to Protect Your Hearing

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

Have you noticed that your hearing isn’t as sharp as it once was? Are you worried that some of your daily activities could be damaging your hearing health? Hearing is one of your most important senses, and living with untreated hearing loss has a lot …

Sounds That Could Harm Your Hearing

Sounds That Could Harm Your Hearing

Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A Noise Pollution

Our world is full of very loud sounds, and many of them could harm your hearing. Have you ever wondered what sounds damage your hearing health? Some of the answers might surprise you. Noise Induced Hearing Loss There are several kinds of hearing loss, and …

How Treating Hearing Loss Supports Your Brain

How Treating Hearing Loss Supports Your Brain

Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A Brain Health

When it comes to hearing loss, we often think only about our ears. But the truth of the matter is that hearing happens in the brain, and living with untreated hearing loss has a major impact on your brain health too. In fact, a new …