Tag Archives: hearing

Have sleep apnea? You might have hearing loss, too

If you’ve been diagnosed with sleep apnea, you may want to schedule a appointment to see a hearing care professional, too. Both hearing loss and sleep apnea canhave a negative impact on your personalrelationships. While researchers are still studying the relationship between the two, hearing loss and sleep apnea appear strongly linked, according to several studies… Read More »

Tips for driving safely with hearing loss

How much do you rely on your hearing when you drive? Probably more than you know. Although your sense of sight is undoubtedly the most important when behind the wheel, your sense of hearing helps you detect approaching emergency vehicles, hear the blaring horn of an impatient driver or realize that your turn signals are engaged.… Read More »

Singing may improve hearing abilities of children with cochlear implants, study indicates

Singing is fun for any child, but for children with cochlear implants, it may help refine their hearing, particularly in noisy environments, according to a new study. Singing can strengthen the connectionsbetween hearing and speech. The study, published in the journal Music Perception, analyzed “speech-in-noise” skills in children with cochlear implants. Over about a year, the… Read More »