When sitting in a noisy meeting, restaurant or family gathering, there are many times when you can’t hear comments from the person next to you. Sometimes people blame hearing difficulties on the noisy situation, but employers are discovering an increasing number of employees are hearing impaired. Many now are adding hearing benefits and education to … Read Full Article
Spinning, running, jumping, dancing: Kids need to be active for proper development of their minds and bodies. These physical activities are directed by the vestibular system, located in the middle and inner ear. If it’s not working correctly, kids may feel the world is out of balance, affecting their learning and behavior. Here are four … Read Full Article
Colds are often caused by rhinoviruses – invisible droplets in the air we breathe or on things we touch. Scientists have discovered that there are more than 105 different types of rhinoviruses that can attack your immune system and make you sick.
Research shows people expect to experience hearing loss as they age. Some think it’s connected to genetics, while others believe hearing problems occur gradually throughout life. Medical professionals report there are many reasons why people may lose their hearing. Here are four things to know about hearing loss:
Listening to your favorite music while enjoying the heat of the sun or sitting under a canopy of twinkling stars is a perfect way to celebrate summer. Outdoor concerts are popular venues as the loud music is dissipated by the open atmosphere. However, if you’re sitting too close to the speakers, you are at increased … Read Full Article
About 1 in 10 Americans know they have diminished hearing, but most have never had their hearing checked, reports WebMD. Some people think hearing loss is inevitable, a problem that naturally occurs with age. Others believe that wearing a clunky hearing aid is the only treatment option for hearing loss, and they would rather read … Read Full Article
Hearing enriches the world around us and it’s easy to take it for granted. Sadly though, by age 50, many people have experienced, or are suffering from, hearing loss. Protect your hearing throughout life by following six simple tips: Protect – People use noisy appliances, such as hair dryers, music players, lawn mowers and chain … Read Full Article
Source: Leader’s Edge October 2015
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Hearing conversations in noisy situations can be challenging. You may talk louder or stand closer to others in order to communicate and hear responses. If this doesn’t work, you also may try to read lips to fill in conversation gaps.