October is Protect Your Hearing Month

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

Did you know that October is National Protect Your Hearing Month? A campaign to raise awareness about hearing loss, this month is a great reminder to prioritize your health by learning what you can do to reduce your risk of developing hearing loss.  What is …

A Link Between Hearing Loss and Rheumatoid Arthritis

A Link Between Hearing Loss and Rheumatoid Arthritis

Jeff Baller, Au.D., CCC-A Ear Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Related Diseases, Hearing Loss Treatment, Overall Health

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disorder that produces chronic inflammation of the joints. The body’s immune system mistakenly attacks healthy cells which causes swelling in targeted areas. Most commonly, these targeted areas are the joints in the: wrists, hands, and knees. RA specifically affects …

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 …