The latest information on hearing loss for individuals who are experiencing loss of hearing, looking for hearing health information for their loved ones, or just desire to learn more about hearing loss to make the right hearing health decisions.
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Hearing Tests are painless, noninvasive and can quickly identify if you have hearing loss. If you answer Yes to any of the following hearing loss symptoms, you should get a hearing test.
New data reveals that the prevalence of hearing loss among U.S. teenagers has increased 31 percent, with 1 in 5 adolescents experiencing hearing loss.
These free employer seminars will address implementing an effective occupational Hearing Conservation Programs to the impact of the changes to the Noise Reduction Rating (NRR). To be held in Chicago, Cincinnati, Davenport, and Indianapolis this September.
Treatment for hearing loss is better done sooner than later. Nearly 23% in a recent hearing loss survey said hearing loss is affecting success at work, 25% said it is affecting their earnings, and 40% said that it has affected their home life.
A recent study revealed that Baby Boomers are still hearing well and longer than their parents did. These results suggest that hearing loss is not a normal part of aging and there are things that we can do to delay hearing loss.
You didn't think that food and hearing loss treatment could belong in the same sentence, but did you know that fish oils provide hearing loss protection?
A recent study concludes that portable media players are potential causes hearing problems and hearing damage.
New technique uses high-frequency sound to more realistically measure properties of the inner ear at acoustic frequencies similar to those of human hearing.
A new study suggests that fish oil and omega 3 may prevent or delay the development of age related hearing loss.
The Hazardous Product Act currently bans toys emitting noise levels exceeding 100 decibels. With a toy that emits 100 decibels of sound, children run the risk of causing irreparable hearing damage during the normal course of play.
The Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) is the newest sponsor of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s Listen to Your Buds (LTYB) campaign, which educates children about proper usage of personal audio technology.
A genetic modifier in Usher Syndrome (USH) explains variability in hearing loss and will lead to better diagnosis in the future.
When coping with hearing loss in yourself or others, take these simple steps to take this totally unnecessary stress factor out of everyday life.
30 million Americans are exposed to dangerous noise pollution everyday. Protect yourself from major hearing loss causes.
A high intake of foods & supplements high in folates can produce a 20 percent decrease in risk of developing hearing loss with age.
Elementary Students’ Drawings Encourage Hearing Loss Prevention
Hearing loss that's age related is called presbycusis. Simple steps can be taken to prevent hearing loss from occurring, as well as treat hearing loss once it occurs.
Infants with hearing loss placed into early intervention programs by the age of 6 months perform significantly better on school and language measures. A simple, non-invasive and inexpensive test can identify hearing loss in newborns.
The most common type of hearing loss is sensorineural, and determining the hearing loss type is critical to finding the right treatment.
Talk to people who have hearing problems or have experienced hearing loss, even mild hearing loss, and you quickly discover what hearing does for us on a daily basis. Learn more about hearing loss and how it affects your overall life.
New research shows an association between hearing loss and the use of the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra and possibly Cialis and Levitra too.
Loud city noise has been proven to be hazardous to our hearing and health. Prolonged exposure to that level of sound damages not only hearing, but is also linked to onset of health ailments such as stress, ischemic heart disease, increase in blood pressure, and a change in heart rhythm, among many others.
61% of hearing loss occurs in men, so guys, get a hearing test during Men's Health Week.
New research suggests that elderly people diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer’s don’t undergo tests to rule out hearing loss, but they should because more than one-third of patients diagnosed with memory and hearing loss actually have a less severe category of dementia once the hearing problem was treated.
The incidence of hearing problems such as ringing ears or tinnitus and hypersensitivity to sound has been found to be higher among musicians than among the general population. The use of hearing protection is rare among musicians and only musicians who have problems with hearing wear protectors on a more regular basis.
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