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How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

Seeking hearing treatment is like turning the page from one chapter of life to the next. In the prior chapter, many people experience isolation, frustration, and disconnection from their loved ones, including intimate partners. However, the next chapter can be one of restored connections, expression, and freely flowing conversation. Let’s take a brief look at how the old chapter might …

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All About Tinnitus

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

Anyone who has been to a very loud concert or sporting event will be familiar with the sound of ringing in the ears that lasts beyond the loud event. Perhaps you have been to a loud restaurant and were surprised to find a lasting haze of high pitches in your ears after walking outside to the quiet street. For those …

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New Year’s Resolution: Get Your Hearing Tested

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

Happy New Year! The start of each year brings along optimism, hope for the future, and a feeling of possibility. This year, at the start of “the 20’s,” might feel like an especially fresh new beginning. How can we carry these feelings through the year? Although the New Year is a celebration of optimism, sometimes that positive attitude falls flat …

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Veterans and Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

If you or a loved one has served our government’s military there is a high chance that you deal with some level of hearing loss. According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, more than 2.7 million veterans currently receive disability benefits for hearing loss or tinnitus, a ringing in the ears. Veterans are 30 percent more likely than non …

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What to Ask During a Hearing Consultation

In Audiologist by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

You’ve scheduled a hearing exam – that’s great news! At Palm Beach Hearing Associates, we will create a customized solution to help you regain your hearing using state of the art technology. Untreated hearing loss can cause hypertension, higher risk of stroke, increased risk of falling, longer hospital stays if you do get injured and other issues such as depression, …

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What to Expect At A Hearing Test

In Hearing Test by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

It is important to have your hearing tested if you suspect you may have some hearing loss. It’s a good idea to add a hearing evaluation to your regular health regime if you are over 55, have a family history of hearing loss, seem to have ringing or buzzing in your ears more frequently or if you work or worked …

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September is World Alzheimer’s Month

In Dementia & Alzheimer's by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

Did you know that someone develops Alzheimer’s disease every 68 seconds? Experts believe that at this current rate, the number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease will quadruple to as many as 16 million people by the year 2050. With these alarming numbers, the need to understand, research, and cure Alzheimer’s disease is very important. Organizations such as Alzheimer’s Disease …

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Encouraging a Loved One to Take a Hearing Test

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

Do you have a loved one who’s struggling to hear? Around 40 million Americans have hearing loss, so there’s a good chance that someone you know is struggling to hear. If you have a family member who’s hard of hearing, you know how difficult it is to get them to take a hearing test. Whenever you mention their hearing loss, …

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The Benefits of Treating Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

Are you deciding if it’s worth it to invest in your hearing health? You may think that the cost of hearing aids isn’t worth it, and you might be deciding to wait a few more years before treating your hearing loss. Before you decide to face a life of poor hearing, consider a few of the benefits of treating hearing …