A Link between Hearing Loss & Second-Hand Smoke

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

How can hearing loss be linked to something as seemingly unconnected as second-hand smoke? Many other seemingly disparate conditions have a link with hearing loss, as well. Some of these include heart disease, diabetes, and even dementia. While researchers are developing new ways to understand …

Link Between Stress and Hearing Loss

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

The modern world of today keeps getting faster and faster. As technology advances we become more connected, able to converse all over the world in many different places all at the same time. While there are many amazing advantages to this, it can also make …

Staying Safe with Hearing Loss

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

Your ears not only help you hear but help you detect and react to the world around you. Just think about all the sounds around you as you navigate a busy area full of pedestrians, bikers and cars. When you have healthy hearing, you can …

Healthy Habits to Protect Your Hearing

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

Although hearing loss occurs among a great majority of older adults, that doesn’t mean there’s nothing you can do to stem the tide. Tiny hair-like cells in the cochlea of the inner ear enable our hearing, and these fragile hairs are easily damaged through a …