The Different Forms of Hearing Loss

Over 20 percent of Americans, some 48 million individuals in total, report suffering from some degree of hearing loss. Hearing loss is more common as we age. Over 33 percent of people over the age of 65 suffer from hearing loss. Hearing loss can be caused by a wide range of factors. The specific type of hearing loss varies from … Read More

A Brief History of Oral Tradition

Long before the entirety of human knowledge was place within reach of anyone with an internet connection before the written word filled countless volumes of book, novels and encyclopedias populating the dust shelves of libraries across the world, there existed the oral tradition. Oral tradition was used to pass down important cultural and practical information from one generation to the … Read More

The Effects of Music on the Body and Brain

The Effects of Music on the Body and Brain Hearing loss is one of the most tragic things an individual can experience. The ability to hear truly brings the world alive for us. It allows us to connect with other people through conversation. It provides us with crucial, detailed information about the world. It also allows us to listen to … Read More

The Wide World of Hearing Aides

Hearing loss is a large problem, not just in the United States, but in the entire world. It is reported that approximately 15 percent of American adults, nearly 37.5 million individuals, suffer from hearing trouble. The problems grows even more severe as individuals age. Around 2 percent of adults between the ages of 45 to 54 have disabling hearing loss. … Read More

Learning about the Ear

The world is full of sounds. There is no corner of the world you can run to where you will be able to experience total silence. Even in far off Antarctica, the ice groans, the wind howls, waves crash on the shore, and the penguins make penguin noises. The ability to hear is truly incredible. Sure you know that ears … Read More

How does Speech Develop?

Speech is one of the most unique traits possessed by human beings. It is also incredibly complex. There are over 6,500 unique languages in the world. Although each of these languages are different, the steps of speech development are universal worldwide. By learning some of the significant milestones you can monitor your child’s speech development. There are also steps you … Read More

Simple Ways Of Improving Speech Clarity

veryone enjoys speaking clearly and the many benefits that come with clarity of speech. One of the most basic aspects of quality speech that exhibits excellent clarity is a relaxed jaw and face. In fact, there are many jaw exercises that can be used to increase or improve speech clarity. For example, opening the mouth widely and stretching and then … Read More

Tinnitus Explained

Essentially, tinnitus is a buzzing sound in your ear that we have all heard at one point or another. For some it only happens after they leave an extreme environment like a rock concert. But for others it can persist indefinitely and cause severe health issues. What’s more prolonged tinnitus can result in permanent hearing loss. So be on guard … Read More

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How to Prevent Swimmer’s Ear

Sarcastically speaking, the best way to prevent swimmer’s ear is to stay out of the water. But sometimes it is impossible to avoid such a scenario. In the event that you submerge yourself in water, make sure you use cotton swabs to lower the chance of infection—handle cotton swabs gently. Also, after taking a dip, make sure you dry your … Read More