Little Rock Audiology Blog

Is Your TV Too Loud?

Typically, we think noise induced hearing loss is caused by prolonged exposure to incredibly loud noises, such as factories, construction sites, or rock concerts, etc.. Did you know that if your TV is too loud it could be a sneaky culprit for hearing loss? Years of listening to the television at hi...

Kitchen Appliances

Noisy appliances like blenders and coffee grinders could do damage to your ears over time. The more often you get those noisy blades going, the more trauma your ears go through. Hard-core chefs should consider ear protection, though the occasional smoothie isn’t anything to worry about. If you’r...

Hearing Loss Tips for Traveling by Plane

When booking a flight, always sign up for flight change alerts via text or email. If someone else books the flight for you, follow up with the airline to ensure you receive updated information by phone or email. Try to book a seat up front where the flight crew can find you and communicate with [&he...

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Do you have trouble following a conversation when people are talking at the same time?  Our ability to process multiple incoming and competing signals deteriorates over time, so being a little lost in conversation occasionally isn’t always a sign of hearing loss. However, if you’re at a w...

Tips for Traveling by Car

If you’re the driver and you lip-read or sign/cue, teach your passengers to insert pauses in their conversation when your eyes are on the road. Ask passengers to use an FM system in order to deliver the conversation right to your ears. This allows you to keep your eyes on the road at all times. [&...