British researchers at the University College of London Hospitals studied a group of 30 healthy adults, tested their hearing levels sober and as they consumed alcohol and discovered that as the subjects drank, their hearing became less acute.
Tinnitus, also known as ringing in the ears, is the term for the perception of sound when no external...
Years ago I read that tinnitus can be caused when wisdom teeth are not being pulled. The teeth put pressure on nerves, and this causes the tinnitus. I've been told my wisdom teeth are severely impacted . I have suffered tinnitus since I was about age 16.
Are there laws or public safety recommendations regarding acceptable noise volume in public movie theaters?
For many years I've suffered from yeast infections in my ears. No matter what my doctor does, including antibiotics and other eardrops - it still itches. It also interferes with wearing a hearing aid comfortably. What can I do?
A couple of years ago, I got mumps and people were consistently telling us that I should always lie back, and after the mumps had gone by some months I realized that I could hear NOTHING from my left ear. When I checked up, I was told that the mumps had g
I'm a 4th Year Mechanical student, doing my Final Thesis on Trumpet sound. Was wondering what is the Highest Loudness (In decibels, dB) can a Human take before going deaf? In another words, what is the unhealthy loudness of a sound? Where can I read mor
Does loud noise during exercise affect hearing? If so, to what degree?
Please discuss Large Vestibular Aqueduct Syndrome, including management and counseling. How often should hearing be monitored?
I copied morse code in the military for over two years averaging 8 hours a day on the radio with headphones listening to code through radioprinter noise and atmospheric noise. I am now thirty years later experiencing hearing loss in the middle and high f
What are the symptoms of vestibular neuronitis? How long does vestibular neuronitis last? How do you get/catch vestibular neuronitis?
Do you know of any relationship with Lyme Disease and Tinnitus? Or Lyme Disease and hearing loss?
When I use Q-Tips to clean my ears, they itch for days. What is the best way to clean my ears and how often should I do it?
I am looking for information about hearing loss and firearms. I read an article some years ago that gave information about the difference in ear-level dB exposure in shooters/hunters that shot both right and left handed. The premise of the article was tha
If I don't treat hearing loss, or if I only get one hearing aid when two are recommended, will my hearing loss get worse?
Delaying the use of hearing aids can lead to more difficulty understanding words because the ears have not been stimulated. Some research indicates that this condition can be reversed with the use of hearing aids.
It sounds so weird. Like some sort of urban legend. But the fact is well-meaning smoochers have actually done damage to the hearing of the kiss recipient when the kiss is placed...
We all know that the neck bone is connected to the backbone and the knee bone is connected to the leg bone. All the other bones in our bodies are interconnected with each other...
Regular readers of Healthy Hearing know we've covered the problem of cerumen ? commonly called ear wax ? in previous editions. Why? Well, we all have it and ear...
College basketball fans across the US are gearing up for the excitement of March Madness, and the major league baseball season will soon be in full swing. Being involved in...
The night is as dark as pitch. The headlights of the armored Humvee are dimmed to draw less attention as the troops move through a small village on night patrol. The most...