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...
The Role of Ears in the Balance System

The Role of Ears in the Balance System

Many people will stand up and walk through this world without much thought to it. But to do this, your brain needs to get input from the body’s many complex systems that work side by side to keep you in balance. You might be surprised by exactly how the body...
A Healthy Diet Can Lower the Risk of Hearing Loss

A Healthy Diet Can Lower the Risk of Hearing Loss

You’ve probably heard that preventative care is crucial to maintaining your hearing health, but did you know part of that care happens at the dinner table? A new study has positively linked healthy eating to improved hearing health, highlighting how the important...
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