Ear Infections & Hearing Loss

Ear Infections & Hearing Loss

Leanne E. Polhill, LHAS, BC-HIS, BA Uncategorized

Can ear infections cause hearing loss? There are a variety of factors and circumstances that contribute to hearing loss including environmental exposure to loud noise, heredity, aging, and medical conditions. Existing medical conditions such as hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes have been linked to hearing loss. Another kind of medical condition that can also contribute to the development of hearing …

Can Hearing Loss Be Cured?

Can Hearing Loss Be Cured?

Leanne E. Polhill, LHAS, BC-HIS, BA Uncategorized

Hearing loss impacts millions of Americans. Nearly 30 million people live with impaired hearing, making this a common health concern. Hearing loss often occurs gradually so changes to hearing can easily be overlooked and remain untreated. This is particularly dangerous because it can worsen one’s hearing and exacerbate other existing health issues. It is important for people to have their …

Conductive Hearing Loss: Signs, Causes, & Treatments

Conductive Hearing Loss: Signs, Causes, & Treatments

Leanne E. Polhill, LHAS, BC-HIS, BA Uncategorized

Hearing loss has become one of the most common health concerns that Americans are navigating today. Nearly one in eight people have some degree of hearing loss in one or both ears according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. Hearing loss often happens gradually over time so it can be easily overlooked or ignored. This means …