Summer Travel Tips Better Hearing, Better Travel

 Traveling this summer? Before you leave, make sure you take the following precautions to ensure your hearing aid is functioning properly while away from home. • Get new batteries and have your hearing aids cleaned by a professional. The first thing you do when...

Improve Your Hearing Improve Your Quality of Life

 About 20 percent of the U.S. population, approximately 48 million Americans, experience changes in hearing significant enough to impact mental and physical health. The good news is that there is a treatment option out there that can improve hearing and overall...

When Should I Have My Hearing Checked?

Despite the rapid growth of hearing loss — which is now the third most common health condition in the United States — there is little national attention to healthy hearing. Many individuals don’t understand how to avoid or prevent hearing damage, how to recognize...

Hear Your Best this Holiday Season!

 The holiday season is just around the corner! As you plan your family gatherings and celebration feasts, consider how valuable these times spent with loved ones are to your life. Oftentimes, the people we love the most are busy throughout the year, and the holidays...

Hearing Loss and Healthy Aging

 Hearing loss is one of the most common conditions affecting older adults, one in three people older than 60 and two-thirds of Americans seventy and older have hearing loss. This condition is often ignored and underreported even though it has been proven to...

Your Brain and Ears: Your Own Dynamic Duo!

 When you think of great partnerships, what comes to mind? Abbott and Costello? Sonny and Cher? Batman and Robin? How about your brain and your ears? While their functions are distinctly different, your hearing health depends on how well your brain and ears work...

Get to Know Tinnitus

 Tinnitus is the condition of hearing noises in the ears and/or head without an external source. These noises have been described as ringing, whistling, hissing, roaring, buzzing, and humming. Tinnitus is a condition generated within an individual’s own auditory...

Year End Reflections

As the year comes to a close, I can’t help but reflect on this last year and what life has been like during the past 30 years of business in the Santa Clarita Valley.  It all started in Newhall with my first practice where I started implementing a philosophy of giving...

Diabetes and Hearing Loss

 If you or someone you know has diabetes, you are probably familiar with the damage the disease can do to the circulatory system. What you might not know is that the same glucose overload that destroys parts of the body also often diminishes hearing. According to a...

How Hearing Loss Affects Cognitive Function

 We “hear” with our brain, not with our ears. When we have a hearing loss, the connections in the brain that respond to sound become reorganized. Fortunately, for many people, hearing aids can provide the sound stimulation needed for the brain to restore the normal...

You Can Embrace the Power of Healthier Hearing

 If you’re like me, the ability to clearly understand things in life isn’t an either/or situation, it’s a make-or-break issue. Having spent a career helping people hear better, I can tell you the ability to clearly understand speech and communicate does wonders for...