Holidays with Hearing Aids

Mark Rahman, BC-HIS Lifestyle and Leisure, Tips and Tricks

In our busy, modern times, the holidays are a time for us to slow down and catch up with our friends and loved ones. It is a time to relax and reconnect with one another. Whether you are hosting a holiday gathering this season, or attending one, and whether you wear hearing aids or are accommodating guests who do, we …


Uber Hiring Hearing Impaired Drivers in Singapore

Mark Rahman, BC-HIS Community, Hearing Loss, News

When we hear tech people in Silicon Valley talk about their missions, it is always with the goal to make life better. It is the foundation of new technological invention. For many around the globe, technology has greatly improved their lives. For those who experience hearing loss, significant advancements in technology have improved their ability to hear. With hearing loss, …


What You Need to Know About Hearing & Earwax

Mark Rahman, BC-HIS Hearing Health

There’s an entire industry of cotton swabs devoted to removing earwax – but do we really know why we attempt to get rid of it? For most of us, the purpose of earwax is a mystery, and some people even find it gross. The reality is, earwax is an important substance produced by our bodies to keep our ears healthy …


Could Hearing Loss Increase Your Risk for Psychosis?

Mark Rahman, BC-HIS Hearing Health

If you struggle with untreated hearing loss, but think it’s not a big deal, think again. Hearing loss affects millions of Americans, and leads to much more than just missing a few sounds. Those living with untreated hearing loss have more struggles in their relationships due to difficulty communicating, and have worse mental, emotional and physical health. If that isn’t …


Doctors Warn that Modern Day Living Contributes to Hearing Loss

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

Hearing loss is quickly becoming a national concern. Reports from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that 48 million Americans, or roughly 20% of the population are struggling with hearing loss! We often take our hearing for granted, but think of how many people you know personally who have hearing loss? This is no longer a concern for …


Tips for Communicating Your Hearing Loss

Mark Rahman, BC-HIS Community, Hearing Loss

Having a conversation about hearing loss is never easy. We know this first hand. Discussing your hearing loss with a loved one can lead to anxiety, frustration, or hurt feelings. A recent analysis of data reveals the most productive ways to communicate your hearing loss to get the reactions you want and receive the support and help that you expect. …


Hearing Impairment and Police Interactions

Mark Rahman, BC-HIS Community

By the time we hit our teens, many basic safety precautions come naturally to us. Those lessons about looking both ways before crossing the street and waiting until the light turns green have been drilled into our psyches so we are appropriately alert when we are taking a stroll or driving our cars. Nevertheless, if you experience or are starting …


How Hearing Aids Improve Your Safety

Mark Rahman, BC-HIS hearing aid, Hearing Health

That hearing aids contribute to a better quality of life is a well-known fact. They not only make it possible to hear and communicate clearly, but they also reduce stress, inspire social activity to keep us connected to our loved ones and improve one’s overall physical and mental well-being. In addition to these important benefits, hearing devices have the ability …


Benefits of Using Hearing Aids

Mark Rahman, BC-HIS hearing aid, Hearing Health

Of the five senses, a person requires hearing the most to successfully interact with the world around them. When one is affected by hearing loss, it hinders more than just the ability to hear but also overall health, relationships and even safety. Approximately 48 million people in the United States suffer from hearing loss. Unfortunately, there is evidence that around …