Optimal Hearing Blog

Our Optimal Hearing Blog covering Hearing Aids, Hearing Health and Wellness, Hearing Loss, Hearing Protection, Hearing Research and Technology, and Tinnitus.

Sudden hearing loss: What to do? 

Typically when people think of hearing loss they think of a slow decline in hearing over time but what happens when hearing loss is sudden? There are many reasons one [...]

 Can Men Have Hearing Loss?

June is known as Men’s Health Month. The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to raise awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of men and [...]

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month

            May is recognized as Better Speech and Hearing Month, BSHM; it is a time to recognize those who administer speech and hearing services as well as bring awareness to the [...]

Auditory Training

Just like you go to the gym to work out your body, your brain also needs to workout. When hearing loss is identified, it is like when you have not [...]

How Much do you Know About Hearing?

Take this short 10-question quiz to see how much you know about hearing! Good luck!

Can Children have a Hearing Loss?

When most people think of hearing loss, they think of hearing loss which occurs from age, called presbycusis. But can other populations of people like children have hearing loss? So [...]

How Lucky is Your Hearing?  

Sometimes it is difficult to tell when your hearing has gotten worse. You do things like turning up the volume or lip reading to offset the hearing loss. This can [...]

Troubleshooting Your Hearing Aids

If it's your first pair of hearing aids or you have been wearing them for years caring and maintaining your hearing aids can be tricky! So how can you tell [...]

Love Your Hearing

Love Your Hearing Valentine’s Day is coming up soon; let’s show some love to our hearing! Loving your hearing means more than just turning down the volume of your music [...]