depression, hearing loss, stress

Not using my hearing aids to focus when stressed actually is amping up my stress levels

We've all been stressed out. We've all had personal or professional responsibilities that tax our energy and push our stress meter to HIGH. But for those of us with hearing loss, stress can come faster, or at least it does for me. I've learned that when I get stressed out, when I have a lot… Continue reading Not using my hearing aids to focus when stressed actually is amping up my stress levels

health, hearing loss

Sinus Infections & Even Worse Hearing Loss

It's winter, and while I truly love the cold weather and occasional glittering snowfall, there is one thing I don't love - sinus infections! No, let's rephrase that to "sinus issues." Having an infection is the epitome of┬ámy annual cold-weather sinus problems, but even the most minimal of sinus blockage wreaks havoc on my life.… Continue reading Sinus Infections & Even Worse Hearing Loss