Hearing Aids Keep You Happy, Healthy, and Wealthy

Hearing Aids Keep You Happy, Healthy, and Wealthy

When you start to suspect that hearing loss is creeping into your life, it can be tempting to avoid or deny that you are experiencing it at all. While this is natural, it is important to deal with your hearing loss as soon as possible. Numerous studies show that people who treat their hearing loss with hearing aids or other …

Comorbidities of Hearing Loss

Comorbidities of Hearing Loss

When hearing loss starts to surface, it can be devastating, forever changing the way a person interacts with the world around them. Often, hearing loss may be a symptom or outcome of other, more serious health issues known as comorbidities. Comorbidities is a common medical term referring to one or more diseases or conditions that occur along with another condition …

How to Prevent Swimmer’s Ear

How to Prevent Swimmer’s Ear

It’s warm and you are bound and determined to hit the beach or maybe spend some quality time in the pool, but if you’ve had what many call swimmer’s ear, that may be stopping you. Your friends at Gulf Gate Hearing Aid Center want you to have a happy, healthy and swimmingly good summer, so we’re going to give you …

Hearing Aids Can Improve Your Sense of Balance

Hearing Aids Can Improve Your Sense of Balance

Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for senior Americans. The aftermath can mean a sense of danger which impacts a seniors’ safety and independence. Falls can lead to an enormous economic as well as personal cost. Seniors who have injured themselves in a fall usually limit their activities and this can lead to a growing feeling …

Hearing Aids vs. Hearing Amplifiers

Helping people hear better is our goal at Gulf Gate Hearing Aid Center, as it is for any professional audiology service. We pride ourselves on helping you hear better and understand why you are hearing better through education, technology and customer service. The first step to better hearing is, of course, a hearing evaluation. This comprehensive session will discuss your …

Support an Active Lifestyle with Hearing Aids

Hearing aids are a great, non-invasive solution to hearing loss. Many users report that ever since they started wearing hearing aids, their quality of life has dramatically improved. In fact, many of them wish they had started wearing hearing aids sooner. The benefits are usually experienced in every area of a person’s life from their relationships at home, work life, …

The Experience of Hearing Aids

If you’ve made the decision to become fitted with a new pair of hearing aids, then Congratulations! You are past one of the biggest hurtles of hearing loss! When you first start wearing your hearing aids, there is inevitably a bit of an adjustment period. The first few days with your new devices are essential to your success with your …

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

When the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) designated May as Better Hearing and Speech Month back in 1927, their goal was to raise awareness about speech and hearing challenges. May is a call to action to encourage people to treat their own hearing and speech problems. This mission is just as pertinent today as it was 92 years ago, perhaps even …

7 Reasons People Don’t Get Treated for Hearing Loss

Hearing loss affects many people all across the world, so why do so few seek treatment? Per the World Health Organization, approximately 466 million people worldwide have some kind of hearing loss, and that number is only expected to rise as years go by. This means that auditory disabilities aren’t that uncommon. With all these people suffering, though, why do …

How to Face Your Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a complicated and scary thing that’s hard for many to come to terms with. Hearing loss affects approximately 5% of the world’s population. Though it is a widespread condition, you would think it would be easier for people to accept when they have it. That’s not always true, though, as many can struggle with acknowledging the reality …