Hearing Wellness Blog

Having hearing loss is a unique experience, and everyone deals with it differently. However, this doesn’t stop people from finding a community online – such as the one we’ve built for you right here. Please explore our Hearing Wellness Blog developed by your Lemme Audiologists, and reach out to us if you want to continue the conversation.

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Did you know that studies show hearing loss is twice as common in diabetics versus non-diabetics? The link between diabetes and hearing loss comes down to the damage that diabetes can cause to the inner ear. High blood sugar is known to cause nerve damage and vascular...

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What Causes Vertigo, Imbalance & Dizziness?

What Causes Vertigo, Imbalance & Dizziness?

What Causes Vertigo, Imbalance & Dizziness? Vertigo usually comes from a problem with the nerves and structures of the balance system in your inner ear (the vestibular system), which sense movement and changes in your head position. Moving around may make the...

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Happy Patient

Happy Patient

I Am a Very Happy Customer My name is Johnn Molburg, I am a 72 year old, from a very large and social family. As an adult I watched my dad gradually lose his hearing and saw the devastating effects it had on him and our family. Being a stubborn soul he refused to do...

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A HEARING AID SUCCESS STORY

A HEARING AID SUCCESS STORY

By Karen Lemme, Au.D. Hearing loss can be very isolating, therefore, one of the most rewarding aspects of my job is seeing the improvement in people’s lives when they are able to hear and reconnect with their family and friends and begin to enjoy life again. One of my...

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Have you tried Over-the-Counter hearing devices?

Have you tried Over-the-Counter hearing devices?

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of seeing a patient who has suffered with hearing loss for many years.  Currently, she is experiencing significant difficulty hearing and understanding speech in daily situations.  She is especially having difficulty hearing her...

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Cell Phone Hearing Tips

Cell Phone Hearing Tips

Sometimes, conversations on cell phones can lead to frustration. Not understanding what the other person is saying, the other person sounding garbled, background noise interfering with the conversation…So, to help you have better conversations on your cell phone, we...

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Importance of Early Hearing Treatment

Importance of Early Hearing Treatment

Importance of Early Hearing Treatment The importance of early hearing treatment is usually an afterthought until it is too late. Most people tend to delay treatment of their hearing loss until they cannot communicate. This happens even in the best of listening...

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Hearing Loss Increases Risk of Falls

Hearing Loss Increases Risk of Falls

Hearing Loss Increases Risk of Falls and Balance Issues Dr. Frank Lin, an assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the university's Bloomberg School of Public Health, and his colleague Dr. Luigi Ferrucci found that people with a...

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Technology Addressing Hearing

Technology Addressing Hearing

Technology Addressing Hearing Hearing aids are primarily useful in improving the hearing and speech comprehension of people who have hearing loss that results from damage to the small sensory cells in the inner ear, called hair cells. This type of hearing loss is...

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Tinnitus Treatment Options

Tinnitus Treatment Options

Tinnitus Treatment The primary objective for all currently-available tinnitus treatment options is to lower the perceived burden, allowing the patient to live a more comfortable, unencumbered, and content life. There are several well-established therapies for patients...

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