7 Unusual Causes of Hearing Loss

Unusual Causes of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is more common than ever before. The World Health Organization estimates that approximately 466 million people worldwide have disabling hearing loss, including children, and that by 2050 over 900 million people will have it. Those are big numbers. Many still view hearing loss as a minor inconvenience. Still experts are now raising the… Continue reading 7 Unusual Causes of Hearing Loss

What Is Vibroacoustic Disease?

Vibroacoustic Disease Is More Than Just a Hearing Problem

Have you ever been exposed to noise so loud that it seemed to make your entire body vibrate? If so, you may have been exposed to high-intensity/low-frequency (HI/LF) sound vibration. While loud noises can often make your ears hurt, HI/LF sounds can result in pain felt throughout the entire body. Furthermore, recent research has demonstrated… Continue reading What Is Vibroacoustic Disease?

Are Preschools Too Noisy? Hearing Implications For Early Childhood Teachers

It’s about 5:00 pm after a long day of work and you hop in the car to buzz over to your child’s preschool center to pick them up before dinner. As you open the door, you’re instantly greeted with a familiar sound – the loud, joyful glee of a couple dozen little ones and the… Continue reading Are Preschools Too Noisy? Hearing Implications For Early Childhood Teachers

Tinnitus And Emotional Processing: New Study Offers Hope

Are you ready for a shocking statistic? It is believed that tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, affects over 45 million Americans, and is considered one of the most common health conditions in the United States. This symptom, not a disease in itself, can be more than just a nuisance or minor frustration. Talk to… Continue reading Tinnitus And Emotional Processing: New Study Offers Hope

Be Good to Your Heart and Your Hearing Will Thank You

“Listen to your heart.” This timeless phrase could also read “ take care of your heart, so you will be able to hear.” There is a distinct connection between your ability to hear and your cardiovascular health. Be aware that every step you take for heart wellness also benefits your hearing health. Good cardiovascular health… Continue reading Be Good to Your Heart and Your Hearing Will Thank You

Why Does Hearing Loss Go Undetected?

Why Does Hearing Loss Go Undetected? Hearing loss often goes unnoticed and the person with the hearing problem is usually the last person to become aware of it.  Some people call this”Denial,” but that’s really not fair.   There are good reasons why hearing loss goes undetected, at least by the person that is having… Continue reading Why Does Hearing Loss Go Undetected?

Why Does Hearing Loss Go Undetected?

Why Does Hearing Loss Go Undetected? Hearing loss often goes unnoticed and the person with the hearing problem is usually the last person to become aware of it.  Some people call this”Denial,” but that’s really not fair.   There are good reasons why hearing loss goes undetected, at least by the person that is having… Continue reading Why Does Hearing Loss Go Undetected?

Family Help For A Family Issue

Family Help for a Family Issue   A recent article in Washington Post suggested a solution an aged-old problem.   Although hearing loss can occur at any age, it becomes more common as we get older.  In fact, the hearing of a typical 40-year old is already slightly poorer than the hearing of a typical… Continue reading Family Help For A Family Issue

8 Surprising Culprits of Hearing Loss

Over 48 million Americans report some degree of hearing loss, and ample evidence continues to point at exposure to loud noise and aging as main causes. However, recent findings reveal that many lesser-known contributors appear to be playing silent roles as well.   Painkillers As the most frequently used medication in the country, knowing the… Continue reading 8 Surprising Culprits of Hearing Loss