Little Rock Audiology Blog

Family Doctors Normally Do Not Detect Hearing Loss

Don’t count on your family doctor to detect that you have hearing loss.  Only 14% of physicians routinely screen for hearing loss during a physical. Since most people with hearing impairments hear well in a quiet environment like a doctor’s office, it can be virtually impossible for you...

Does Hearing Loss Only Affect Older People?

Hearing loss is a complex condition and affects people in different ways. Forget the myths about hearing loss. This is a fact! MYTH – Hearing loss affects only “old people” and is merely a sign of aging. FACT – Only 35% of people with hearing loss are older than age 64. There...

Does Your Pet Have Hearing Loss?

Similarly to humans, factors like loud noises, trauma, injury, and old age can all be causes for hearing loss in animals. Here are some tips on how to detect if your pet suffers from hearing impairment.   Puppies play extra aggressively Bite too hard – and isn’t deterred by other an...

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep with Tinnitus

Trouble sleeping because of constant ringing or buzzing in your ear? Here are a few tips to get better sleep with tinnitus. Try relaxation exercises. Try regular exercise. Fit people tend to sleep better. But avoid exercising too close to bedtime. Go to bed when you feel sleepy and not just because ...

Women and Hearing Loss

Did you know as many as one-third of women in their 50s and nearly two-thirds of women in their 60s have some degree of hearing loss? Treating hearing loss can help other aspects of women’s wellness, like prevention of cognitive decline, depression, and overall physical and mental health.  Ou...