How Smoking and Drinking Affect Hearing

How Smoking and Drinking Affect Hearing

There are environmental as well as physical factors that can contribute to hearing loss. Studies have linked smoking – including second-hand smoke exposure – as well as alcohol consumption to hearing loss. One study done by the American Medical Association shows smokers are more likely to experience hearing loss than non-smokers. And the so-called passive or second-hand smoke will also … Read More

A Link Between Diabetes and Hearing Loss

A Link Between Diabetes and Hearing Loss

About 30 million Americans have diabetes and doctors have been issuing warnings that those with diabetes need to keep a close watch on their hearing. This means that more than ever, it is important to put “hearing test” at Glendora Hearing Aids & Audiology on your list of annual “to-dos.” Research indicates diabetics are more than twice as likely to … Read More

When Should I Update my Hearing Aids?

When Should I Update my Hearing Aids?

Better technology, life changes, hearing changes – you may need to update your hearing aids if any of these are true. At Glendora Hearing Aids & Audiology, we want to help you stay engaged, alert and active so we are happy to discuss any life changes you may have that could mean a hearing aid update is on the horizon. … Read More

Difficulties with Communication Could Signal Hearing Loss

Difficulties with Communication Could Signal Hearing Loss

Did you “pass” your last hearing test but you still find yourself asking people to repeat themselves when you are at a restaurant, noisy club or in a crowd? You may have hidden hearing loss. If you are having hearing issues, please take the time to call Glendora Hearing Aids & Audiology and schedule an evaluation. Taking care of your … Read More

Age-Related Hearing Loss Often Goes Untreated

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No one is safe from age-related hearing loss – not even baby boomers. By age 75, more than two thirds of the population are suffering from some type of hearing loss. More than 48 million Americans have some hearing loss and the technology to treat that loss and keep them on the path to healthy hearing gets better and better. … Read More

The Experience of Hearing Aids

Hearing loss affects 20 percent of all Americans, or 48 million people, according to the Hearing Loss Association of America. One out of every 5 people in the US has some amount of hearing loss, even if that hearing loss is undiagnosed and untreated. As a result, the chances that you know someone with hearing loss or have hearing loss yourself is, unfortunately, … Read More

Preparing for a Hearing Aid Fitting

A recent study from John Hopkins Medicine found that almost 20 percent of people over the age of 12 have some degree of hearing loss. However, statistics show only one out of five individuals who could benefit from the use of hearing aids pursue treatment. With hearing loss being such a common and life-altering issue, it is important to take … Read More

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

Hearing loss affects 48 million people in the United States and can occur at birth or can develop at any age. There have been many advances in all aspects of hearing health care to benefit the youngest infant to the eldest senior citizen. For over 75 years, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) has designated the month of May as Better … Read More

Why Do People Shy Away from Treating Hearing Loss?

Perhaps you have noticed that you cannot hear like you used to.  You find yourself having to ask people to repeat themselves more and more often and your loved ones complain that you turn the radio or the television up too loud.  These are good indications that it is time to make an appointment with our team at Glendora Hearing … Read More

4 Ways to Protect Your Hearing

Our modern world is a very noisy place — from honking car horns, rattling trucks and blaring sirens to music on the radio and from our neighbor’s stereo. Most of us don’t think about how much noise we deal with every day and how all this noise is affecting our hearing for the future. Nearly 14 percent of people aged … Read More