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How Hearing Loss May Affect Your Job

Anyone with hearing loss will recall a time when communication became an issue. Perhaps it was a question that was not heard and went unanswered or a key piece of information that was not received. When these moments of miscommunication occur in our homes and close relationships, they can be a nuisance or frustrating. However, when these communication mistakes take …

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Hearing Aids Mitigate Cognitive Decline in Older People

People sometimes assume hearing loss is solely an issue with the ears, but in reality, it is far more than that. Hearing loss has a profound effect on your brain, and living with untreated hearing loss often leads to a rapid cognitive decline. When the brain’s auditory centers produce fewer inputs, you will start losing cells that aren’t being used. …

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How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

We are all very much in need of connectivity and belonging. Such successful experiences improve our subjective well-being and bring greater satisfaction in life. They are crucial in maintaining our relationships, too. Effective communication is a critical element of meaningful social interaction. People often confuse contact with talking, and this is the underlying cause of why many of these same …

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New Year’s Resolution: Get Your Hearing Tested

No matter what happened in 2019, January presents a great new start! A promise to go to the gym more often, contact family more regularly and eat a little healthier. Perhaps you will have a regular medical exam, see your dentist more often or check your vision. We want you to add another resolution to the list here at Pacific Hearing Care – take an …

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Things Your Ears Reveal About Your Health

Did you know that your ears can reveal a lot about your health? If you’re experiencing any pain or discomfort in your ears, or have noticed any changes in your ears or your hearing health, it’s important that you pay close attention. These changes could be pointing to a serious health problem you weren’t aware of. Tinnitus Do you have …

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Weather Preparedness Tips for People with Hearing Loss

Are you prepared for a weather emergency? If a major storm hits the city, what will you do? Disasters are always unexpected, but taking the time to prepare for an emergency before it hits will give you peace of mind, and help protect you and your entire family. Hearing the Alerts Notifications about emergencies or crisis are often broadcast through …

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How to Fight Noise Pollution & Protect Your Hearing

Noise pollution has become a major problem in all our cities. From traffic noise to blaring music at the gym to your home appliances, unnatural noise is all around us. The construction site you pass on your way to work and the noise in your children’s school all add up to a lot of daily strain for our ears. Millions …