Hearing Associates of Northern Virginia is Proud to Support the Hearing Health Foundation

As the holiday season ends, we’re reminded of all the things we’re thankful for. Not only are we grateful to support our patients with their hearing concerns, but we appreciate the opportunity to help others in need. It’s not just the immediate people around us that can benefit from generosity; you can make a difference …

New Research Shows How Utilizing Music Can Support the Development of Spoken Language In Hearing-Impaired Children

Every year, new studies and research become available that shed light on how to better support the development of spoken language in children with hearing impairments. New research from the University of Helsinki has uncovered another important strategy: utilizing music. Finnish researchers found that music benefits the brains of hearing-impaired children and supports the development …

How a Healthy Diet Can Cut Your Risk of Hearing Loss

It can help lower your risk of cancer and heart disease. It can boost your mood and help you manage anxiety. It can help prevent cognitive decline and improve memory. It can even help you manage your weight, improve gut health and boost your immune system. Now experts have found that it may also help …

3 Strategies to Support Theory of Mind Development in Children with Hearing Loss

“If you can learn a simple trick, Scout, you’ll get along a lot better with all kinds of folks. You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view, until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.” – Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) …

The Correct And Incorrect Way To Remove Earwax

Earwax is natural and cleans, lubricates, and protects the ear canals by trapping dirt and impeding the spread of bacteria. Most of the time, old earwax moves through the ear canal via jaw movements and chewing motions. When it spreads to the outside of the ear, it flakes off. Earwax blockage happens when earwax, also …

How To Pick A Hearing Healthcare Professional

Whether you already wear hearing aids or are concerned that you might have hearing loss, finding and deciding upon a good hearing healthcare professional can be a daunting task. A reputable hearing healthcare provider can offer a wide range of state-of-the-art technologies and treatments to help patients live life with hearing loss, so it’s important …

Hearing Health May Predict Academic Success

It’s that time of year again! Back-to-school is here, and kids are heading off to new classes, old friends and plenty of learning. We make sure they have the supplies they need and prepare them as best we can with letters, numbers and plenty of sleep for academic success, but what about their hearing? Hearing …