Our Hearing Health Blog

Living with hearing loss doesn’t mean sequestering yourself away from the rest of the world. Intervening in hearing loss opens up new doors after time spent ignoring or fighting hearing loss. Once you’ve decided to treat hearing loss, a buffet of great things to hear suddenly appears for you! Being in the world and enjoying the spice of life is

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Earbuds are everywhere you look. From the cheap drugstore variety to state of the art, noise cancelling earbuds, everyone has at least one pair. Children and young people use them for entertainment at home on the couch, or walking across town. We wear them on the commute to work, walking the dog, and at the gym. We even use them

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After the entire process of choosing hearing aids, selecting the perfect make and initial fittings are over, what’s next? Some people might head back out into the world thinking that they’ve flipped a switch and normal healthy hearing levels will be automatically restored. This isn’t typically the case at first, and as such, a few recommendations for befriending your new

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Experiencing a change to your hearing can be an unsettling or painful thing, and it often is your best indicator of a potential hearing problem. Some hearing conditions are temporary or reversible, while others may be caused by permanent damage, but all hearing issues are easier to treat the sooner you seek help for them. Here are some of the

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As we settle in for a long winter, make sure to schedule in some time to move your body. This is particularly important for people with hearing loss. Time and time again, hearing loss has been linked with increased risk of depression, particularly those ages 18 to 69. Exercise is one way to combat this by raising endorphins, making it

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Our hearing is fragile, and damage to our hearing is often permanent, affecting irreparable mechanisms like the tiny hair cells of the inner ear. As this damage accumulates throughout our lifetime, we become vulnerable to significant hearing loss. Damage to our hearing can happen for a variety of reasons including infection and injury, but much of it occurs with exposure

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Sure, we’re not going to have a white Christmas in Florida, but we certainly now how to enjoy the holiday season here in Sarasota. At Hearing Spa, we are committed to reconnecting you to your loved ones through the gift of sound. Here are our favorite picks for great things to hear in Sarasota this holiday season. Holidays Around the

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Since 1983, the month of November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. Here at Hearing Spa, we want to use this opportunity to simultaneously contribute to the awareness around Alzheimer’s Disease, as well as draw attention to the importance of good hearing health in reducing the risk for developing dementia.  Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s Disease, known as Alzheimer’s, is a

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We’re all aware that we live in a loud world, and it’s only getting louder. Lots of jobs are loud, from construction to farming to factory work. Recreational noises can be loud too, like your favorite bar on Friday night, or the sports game or rock concert you attended last weekend. What you might not realize though, is that these

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Tinnitus --a ringing or buzzing in the ears with no external source--is a common side effect of hearing loss. It can range in severity from day to day, and from person to person. In severe cases, this condition is often debilitating, and even in mild cases tinnitus can be an unwelcome source of stress and anxiety. If you or someone

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