Can Head Injury Cause Hearing Loss?

Can Head Injury Cause Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss is one of the most common, chronic health conditions that people experience. Nearly 1 in 8 people have some degree of impaired hearing in the U.S. which impacts over 40 million people. Hearing loss can be caused by a variety of factors including: aging,...
A Link Between Hypertension & Sleep

A Link Between Hypertension & Sleep

Nearly half of adults in the U.S. have hypertension according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Also known as high blood pressure, hypertension is a medical condition characterized by consistently high levels of blood pressure in the arteries....
How Loud is Too Loud for Kids?

How Loud is Too Loud for Kids?

Hearing loss is a growing health condition that people of all ages navigate. Impaired hearing has become a public health epidemic and its specific impact on kids is unique. Because children are still developing, hearing loss can affect their ability to effectively...
How Smoking & Drinking May Affect Hearing

How Smoking & Drinking May Affect Hearing

  We are all aware of the common health risks of smoking and drinking: lung cancer, heart disease, high blood pressure, liver disease etc. Less known is the link between smoking, drinking, and hearing loss. Smoking and drinking increase the risk of developing...
What Causes Clogged or Ringing Ears

What Causes Clogged or Ringing Ears

Have you noticed a ringing or buzzing sensation in your ears, or feel as if one or both of your ears are plugged? Clogged or ringing ears can be caused by a number of conditions, and lead to discomfort and pain in the ears, as well as tinnitus and hearing loss. These...
Tinnitus Treatment Options

Tinnitus Treatment Options

Tinnitus is that annoying and persistent ringing heard in one or both ears. For some, this is a high-pitched, 24/7 ringing. Tinnitus can be very loud for some, and it can come and go for seemingly no reason. Others talk about a lively pulse that matches every...
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