September 27, 2023 | Lexington Hearing and Speech Center, Inc.
It’s not difficult to notice how your body ages over time. You get wrinkles. Your hair turns gray (or falls out). Your joints begin to get stiff. Your skin becomes a little droopy in places. Perhaps you begin to detect some fading of your hearing and eyesight. It’s pretty hard not to see these changes. […]
September 21, 2023 | Lexington Hearing and Speech Center, Inc.
Determining hearing loss is more technical than it might at first seem. You can most likely hear certain things clearly at lower volumes but not others. Most letters might sound clear at any volume but others, like “s” and “b” may get lost. When you figure out how to understand your hearing test it becomes […]
September 11, 2023 | Lexington Hearing and Speech Center, Inc.
Imagine for a minute you’re a salesperson. Today, you’re on a very important call with a possible client. Your company is being considered for a job and several people from your company have gathered on a conference call. All of the various voices get a little muddled and difficult to comprehend. But you’re getting most […]
September 5, 2023 | Lexington Hearing and Speech Center, Inc.
Pizza is a fascinating thing. You can change the toppings, sauces, even the cheeses on it, but as long as it meets a few basic criteria, it’s still a pizza. That’s similar to hearing loss. But as long as you have trouble hearing sound, it’s still hearing loss regardless of whether it’s due to genetic […]
August 30, 2023 | Lexington Hearing and Speech Center, Inc.
Dementia and hearing loss, what’s the link? Medical science has connected the dots between brain health and hearing loss. It was discovered that even mild untreated hearing loss raises your risk of developing dementia. Scientists think that there might be a pathological connection between these two seemingly unrelated health problems. So, how does hearing loss […]
August 22, 2023 | Lexington Hearing and Speech Center, Inc.
Tinnitus often gets worse at night for the majority of the millions of people in the US that suffer with it. But why should this be? The ringing is a phantom noise caused by some medical condition like hearing loss, it’s not an outside sound. But none of that information can give an explanation as […]
August 15, 2023 | Lexington Hearing and Speech Center, Inc.
Aren’t there a couple of types of vacation? There’s the kind where you cram every single recreation you can into every waking moment. These are the vacations that are recalled for years later and are full of adventure, and you head back to work more worn out than you left. The other kind is all […]
August 8, 2023 | Lexington Hearing and Speech Center, Inc.
Tom is excited, he’s getting a brand new knee! Look, as you grow older, the types of things you get excited about change. His knee replacement means he will experience less pain and be able to get out and about a lot better. So Tom goes in, the operation is successful, and Tom heads home! […]
August 2, 2023 | Lexington Hearing and Speech Center, Inc.
TV shows and movies tend to use close-ups (at times extreme close-ups) when the action begins getting really intense. This is because more information than you’re probably even consciously aware of is conveyed by the human face. To say that human beings are really facially focused is, well, not a stretch. So it’s not surprising […]
July 25, 2023 | Lexington Hearing and Speech Center, Inc.
It’s tough to be apart from your hearing aid after you get used to having one. Your hearing aids are, after all, your link to the world around you. But just like any technology, though, it will need to be upgraded eventually. A hearing aid’s average lifespan From 3 to 7 years will be the […]