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Can Hearing Loss Cause Dementia?
Feb 28, 2020
Hearing loss is a major concern for people as they get older, and several studies out of Johns Hopkins University have found a link between hearing loss and dementia. Read on to find out more.
Tinnitus: A Symptom of Other Conditions
May 08, 2015
Tinnitus is that ringing or buzzing sound in your ears that you often hear after a loud music concert, or after spending a few hours in the stadium cheering on your favorite football team. Most times, the sound is temporary, and is gone within 24 hours. But for many people, that ringing in their ears never goes away. And that’s when it’s time to see an audiologist.
Hear All The Sounds Of The Season
Dec 11, 2014
The holiday season is a time to enjoy family and friends, and make special memories for years to come. But hearing loss can cause you to miss out on some of those memories, and worse - suffer added stress and even isolation. Find out how hearing loss can impact your holidays – and what you can do to improve your hearing for the holidays and throughout the year.
Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Hearing Loss In Children
Aug 22, 2014
When a child suffers from noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), they may not recognize it right away. As their caregivers, it is important that parents, grandparents and teachers are attuned to any struggles their children are dealing with, and get them the help they need as soon as possible. Find out the symptoms of hearing loss in children so you can help your little ones stay happy and healthy...
Check Your Hearing Before Your Vacation
Aug 07, 2014
Before leaving on a vacation, you probably have a checklist of things to run through before you go, like mowing your lawn and getting your teeth cleaned. You may not think about getting your hearing checked before leaving for vacation, but you should.
Hearing Loss In One Ear
May 16, 2014
We know that our sense of hearing works best when our ears hear well, and when both ears hear the same. But that isn’t always the case. What happens when our hearing is imbalanced – when one ear hears better than the other? A new study is going to find out. Read about this ground-breaking study, and how asymmetrical hearing loss may be affecting you...
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Ascent Audiology & Hearing’s Newest Location in Lansdowne, VA
Feb 12, 2014
The Loudoun Chamber of Commerce held a formal ribbon cutting ceremony at Ascent Audiology & Hearing’s new office in Lansdowne, Virginia, on February 10, 2014. See pictures and read about the event...
High Cholesterol and Hearing Loss
Feb 05, 2014
We know that there’s a link between cardiovascular disease and hearing loss, and high blood pressure and hearing loss. But what about blood cholesterol level? Can high cholesterol lead to hearing loss? Read about the connection between high cholesterol and hearing loss…
Hearing Loss In Children With Diabetes
Jan 31, 2014
When we think of diabetes, we often think of adults, many of whom are overweight or have other cardiovascular risk factors. But thousands of children in the United States are diagnosed with diabetes every year, and the disease can put their hearing at risk. Learn more about the link between diabetes and hearing loss in children…
Tinnitus Can Ruin Your Quiet Moments
Jan 31, 2014
People who develop tinnitus wonder if they’re just “hearing things”. But they’re not. Tinnitus is real, and it can have a severe impact on your quality of life. Find out about tinnitus…