Noisy Toys 2020!

Noisy Toys 2020!

Happy Holidays! The Sight and Hearing Association wasn’t going to let a little pandemic lockdown stop their annual list of “Noisy Toys!” Every year there are new toys that are loud enough to potentially damage your child’s hearing, not mention...
Diabetes: How It Impacts Hearing

Diabetes: How It Impacts Hearing

If you or someone you love has diabetes you are probably aware that diabetes causes small blood vessel disease.With diabetes blood vessels weaken and slow the flow of blood through the body which can lead to diabetic neuropathy or organ and tissue damage. Since I am...
Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline

Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline

Everything You Need to Know About Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline According to Uchida et. al., adults with hearing loss develop significant cognitive impairments 3.2 years sooner than those with normal hearing. To understand how this happens, let’s explore two...
Noisy Toys 2019!

Noisy Toys 2019!

Friends, it’s that time of year again, where we take a look at the toys that can hurt your little one’s ears. The Sight and Hearing Association publishes an annual list of “Noisy Toys” after they’ve sound tested them. Every year there are...
Dr. Serpa on KATU: Diabetes and Hearing Loss

Dr. Serpa on KATU: Diabetes and Hearing Loss

The Diabetes, Hearing Loss, and Balance Connection Our ears play a role in keeping us balanced as we perform everyday tasks such as walking, climbing stairs, and even lowering our bodies to take a seat in a chair. Part of an intricate network involving our eyes,...