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 …

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 …

Tips for Better Hearing in Noise

Tips for Better Hearing in Noise

Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A Hearing Loss, Tips & Tricks

If you think back to the last time you struggled to hear in a noisy environment, you might recall a perfect storm of difficulties. Some of the places we congregate not only have many people speaking at once, such as a restaurant, but they also …

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 …