Osteoporosis and Sudden Hearing Loss

Osteoporosis and Sudden Hearing Loss

Mark Rahman, BC-HIS Health, Hearing Loss

According to a recent study people diagnosed with osteoporosis have almost twice the risk of developing hearing loss as those without the bone-fragile skeletal disease. What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens bones to the point where they can break all too easily. Most often, it affects the bones in the hip, backbone (spine), and wrists. Osteoporosis is …

Comorbidities of Hearing Loss

Comorbidities of Hearing Loss

Mark Rahman, BC-HIS Health, 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 …

Hearing Aids Can Improve Your Sense of Balance

Hearing Aids Can Improve Your Sense of Balance

Mark Rahman, BC-HIS Hearing Loss, Lifestyle and Leisure

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 …

The Experience of Hearing Aids

Mark Rahman, BC-HIS hearing aid, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss

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 …

7 Reasons People Don’t Get Treated for Hearing Loss

Mark Rahman, BC-HIS 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

Mark Rahman, BC-HIS 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 …

Feeling Tired? It Might Actually Be Caused by Hearing Loss

Mark Rahman, BC-HIS Hearing Loss

If you notice that you are feeling a little more tired than usual, your first instinct is probably to take a look at your diet and physical activity. However, your fatigue might actually be caused by a problem with your ears. Here is what you need to know about the relationship between feeling tired and having trouble hearing things. Fatigue …

Hearing Loss Affects More than Your Ears

Mark Rahman, BC-HIS Hearing Health, Hearing Loss

Are you having trouble hearing everyday conversations? Does your family comment on how high the volume is on the television? Suffering from hearing loss, and not treating it properly is setting yourself up for a range of other serious health problems. How Hearing Loss Affects Your Health Results of a large, retrospective cohort study published in JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck …

Start the Year Off Right with an Annual Hearing Test

Mark Rahman, BC-HIS Hearing Loss

Happy 2019! Let’s make this the year that you take charge of your hearing health! It can be easy to overlook the health of your hearing, especially if you’re not experiencing any troubling symptoms. Children often receive hearing checkups every few months as they develop, while many adults think that hearing loss is a problem that occurs only to very …