Do you have constant ringing, buzzing, or whistling in your ears? If so, you may have tinnitus.
Tinnitus intensity and sound quality can vary from person to person. Some study's have indicated 90% of individuals suffering from tinnitus may also have an associated hearing loss. Although there is no cure for tinnitus, many individuals find relief from lifestyle changes, tinnitus therapy programs, as well as hearing aids. If you feel that you or a loved one may be suffering from tinnitus, don't hesitate to reach out to our office and discuss what treatment protocol may be best for you.
Study's have shown elderly adults may experience a cognitive or mental decline with an untreated hearing loss. This study also found individuals who utilized hearing aids can almost eliminate this cognitive decline. The use of hearing aids can reduce the negative mental effects of hearing loss and may increase an individuals ability to participate in cognitively stimulating activities.
Often times, hearing loss is such a slow process, the individual may not even recognize the communication difficulty before loved ones. Improving ones hearing can often times lead to better health, inclusion in social activities, and improvement in overall quality of life.