Tired of Loud Restaurants? This App Will Help

Tired of Loud Restaurants? This App Will Help

Anyone who has hearing loss can tell you: loud background sound makes the problem much worse. As the level of ambient sound rises, the sound of a conversational partner’s voice seems to get swallowed up, and it can become impossible to understand what they’re saying....
A Link Between Gout & Hearing Loss

A Link Between Gout & Hearing Loss

The phenomenon we know as “age-related hearing loss,” or presbycusis, inspires some questions. For example, while age-related hearing loss is the most common type of hearing loss, affecting some two-thirds of people aged 70 and up, why does it not affect everyone?...
Headphones & Hearing Aids

Headphones & Hearing Aids

Whether you’re a music lover, podcast addict, or sports fanatic, there are plenty of reasons to want to put on a set of headphones. If you’re used to wearing earbuds or headphones at points in your day, getting a set of hearing aids may require you to rethink your...
Healthy Habits to Protect Your Hearing

Healthy Habits to Protect Your Hearing

For most of us, hearing loss is an eventuality. Statistically, all we need to do is live long enough and we are nearly 100% likely to have hearing loss by the time we reach age 100. Two-thirds of those aged 70 and above have it, along with one-third of those aged...
Sounds That Could Harm Your Hearing

Sounds That Could Harm Your Hearing

Our world is filled with loud sounds, many of which can harm your hearing. Have you ever wondered what sounds are harmful to your hearing? You might be surprised by some of the responses.   Hearing Loss Caused by Noise   Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL)...
Treating Sudden Hearing Loss

Treating Sudden Hearing Loss

The two most common forms of hearing loss—age-related and noise-induced—occur gradually over time. Though the pace of loss can be different from one person to the next, most people experience a gradual loss over many months and years. Although this is the most common...

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