July 10, 2023 | Lexington Hearing and Speech Center, Inc.
You Know when you’re watching an action movie and the hero has a thunderous explosion nearby and their ears start ringing? Well, at least some amount of minor brain trauma has likely happened to them. Obviously, action movies don’t highlight the brain injury part. But that ringing in our hero’s ears signifies a condition called […]
July 4, 2023 | Lexington Hearing and Speech Center, Inc.
You’ve watched the videos on TikTok. Babies, after they just get fitted for hearing aids, hearing the voice of their mother for the first time. Sometimes, at first, the baby is reluctant. They fight when the doctor attempts to put the device in their ear. Before they smile with joy, they might cry a bit. […]
July 2, 2023 | Lexington Hearing and Speech Center, Inc.
Isn’t pizza great? As long as it meets a few standard criteria (crust, sauce, cheese, etc.) whatever the toppings, it’s still pizza. That’s also like hearing loss. Symptoms and manifestations are due to many different issues – loud noises, genetics, age, ear obstructions – but as long as you have difficulty hearing sounds, it’s still […]
June 25, 2023 | Lexington Hearing and Speech Center, Inc.
Have you ever slept with the window in your bedroom open and awoke to the wonderful sound of birds singing as the sun is coming up? So happens, there’s a term for all those birdsongs: the dawn chorus. Birds see the sunrise and, for some reason, decide it’s time to sing out their favorite melody. […]
June 13, 2023 | Lexington Hearing and Speech Center, Inc.
If you’re not very wealthy, a car isn’t really an impulse buy. Which means you will probably do a lot of research ahead of time. You take a good look at things such as gas mileage, overall price, and customer reviews. Google is your best friend these days. It is sensible to do this amount […]
June 6, 2023 | Lexington Hearing and Speech Center, Inc.
The world was rather different millions of years ago. This steamy, volcano-laden landscape is where the long-necked Diplacusis wandered. Thanks to its extra long neck and tail, Diplacusis was so large that it feared no predator. Actually, the long-necked dinosaur from the Jurassic Period is called Diplodocus. When you’re hearing two sounds at the same […]
June 2, 2023 | Lexington Hearing and Speech Center, Inc.
Denial is a common first response. My loved one must be simply making it seem as if their hearing loss is more severe than it actually is. She’s not old enough to need a hearing aid. Maybe, it’s become a joke between the two of you. She is always asking you to repeat what you […]
May 23, 2023 | Lexington Hearing and Speech Center, Inc.
Summer has finally arrived! That means it’s time to get out and enjoy all the exciting experiences that the season has to provide. But before you hit the beach, the concert, or the backyard barbecue, don’t forget to protect your hearing. When you’re out enjoying summer, do keep in mind that your hearing can be […]
May 16, 2023 | Lexington Hearing and Speech Center, Inc.
Remember when you used to be able to find those gallon buckets of ice cream at the grocery store? A whole gallon of ice cream, yum! But you begin to become more particular in your taste as you mature. Your ice cream preferences become more specialized and you have a tendency to opt for your […]
May 9, 2023 | Lexington Hearing and Speech Center, Inc.
Don’t forget to wash your ears. Whenever you say that, you inevitably use your “parent voice”. Perhaps you even remember getting that advice as a kid. As you get wrapped up in past nostalgia, that sort of memory can take you back to simpler times. But that advice can be pretty helpful. Your hearing can […]