Unfortunately, hearing loss (at any level) can have a significant impact on your work life in addition to other aspects of your life. According to estimates, about 22 million workers in the US are often exposed to hazardous noise levels at their place of employment.
Coastal Hearing Care is committed to providing our patients with the highest quality hearing healthcare through our medically focused practice. We strive to help our community and offer the best possible, cost-effective hearing care. Our priorities include educating patients so that they understand exactly what is happening with their health. To further enhance patient knowledge, we have been looking into whether or not stress can affect your hearing. Read on to find out more!
Did you know that May 31st marks National Save Your Hearing Day? While there might be many superfluous commemorations nowadays, this is definitely not one of them. We’d love for every day to be about hearing conservation, given how many Americans struggle with this difficult problem.
A common perception of hearing loss is that it comes on suddenly as we grow older. The truth is hearing loss happens at such a slow rate that you may not even realize it’s happening to you. It’s been determined that a quarter of people with hearing loss aren’t even aware that they are experiencing it. Although it’s not always obvious, there are clues out there to help determine if it’s time for an audiology exam. Here are 10 signs of hearing loss to look out for so you can get the help that you need
Tinnitus is a condition in which a person hears a persistent noise in one or both ears. It is estimated that approximately 50 million people in the United States suffer from tinnitus. There is also evidence of people suffering from tinnitus that dates back as far as ancient Egypt. If you experience tinnitus, hearing aids can help.
Were you aware that it’s estimated that approximately 7.1% of people over 45 years old use a hearing aid? Additionally, it is believed that around 28.8 million American adults could benefit from using hearing aids, and more than 90% of deaf children have been proven to be born to hearing parents. If you have discovered you need to use hearing aids or have already been using them, you might be considering alternative options like invisible hearing aids.
Hearing loss can become a source of depression and despair for many of its sufferers. That’s why it’s important to avail yourself of every means possible to prevent hearing loss. Coastal Hearing Care dedicates much of its effort to helping patients cope with the onset and progression of this debilitating problem. We’d like to share … Read more
It should go without saying that selecting a good hearing aid is an incredibly important healthcare decision. Coastal Hearing Care wants to make sure you make the most informed choices when you do so.
Please consider these tips for selecting a hearing aid that’s right for you.
With all that we have going on in our daily lives, scheduling a hearing test may not seem like a necessity. You may be surprised to learn that you should be going for a hearing test every three to five years if you’re under the age of 60. If you’re 60 and older you should be tested annually. The earlier you’ve diagnosed the more preventative options you have to help with hearing loss. Here are a few other reasons why scheduling a hearing test is beneficial to you.