Did You Know Your Smoking Habit Can Affect Hearing Health?

A smoking habit has a long list of well-known risks to health, including respiratory problems, cancer and heart disease. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control) has estimated that about 40 million Americans smoke cigarettes, so this can have huge health … Read More

Hearing Loss Twice as Likely for Diabetics

Hearing loss has many well-known causes: excessive noise, otosclerosis, Meniere’s disease, and aging. Did you know that Diabetes is also a leading cause of hearing loss? Recent research has discovered that diabetics are about two times as likely to have … Read More

Childhood Hearing Loss: Identification and Treatment

As early as the first few months of life, hearing ability is crucial for development in children, especially in the areas of language and speech. Until recently, hearing issues in small children went largely undetected until the age of two … Read More

A Bigger Consequence of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a problem and a major inconvenience. It can make doing everyday tasks more difficult and even interfere with job performance. A study at the University of British Columbia has found another consequence to hearing loss, however, and … Read More

Learning To Listen Better: Train Your Brain

When we think of hearing ability, we usually think it is our ears that do all the work, but that isn’t true: our brains actually do most of the hearing and understanding. Our ears bring noises in, but interpreting that … Read More

Smart Technology: The Future of Hearing!

Technology is everywhere we turn, especially here in Silicon Valley, the birthplace of modern technology. Our world is “smarter” than ever-with smart phones, smart TVs, smart watches and even smart electricity meters! Smart means that each device can communicate with … Read More

The Hidden Link Between Hearing Loss and Snoring

For the more than 40% of Americans who snore while sleeping, there may be cause for concern: hearing loss has been linked to snoring in both the snorer and the bed partner of the snorer. Two types of research were … Read More

Could My Hearing Loss Be Making Me Tired?

Do you ever feel like you have less energy than others to be around people, in meetings, or for a leisurely night out with friends? If you suffer from hearing loss, there may be a reason for this: it’s called … Read More

How to Protect your Ears and Prevent Hearing Loss

Hearing damage is permanent and irreversible, so it’s very important to prevent or slow hearing loss by any means possible. Here are a few ways to protect your ears now and preserve your hearing health for the future. Adjust the … Read More

Can Ear Buds Damage Your Hearing?

Ear buds are convenient, inexpensive, and ubiquitous: everywhere you look you can see a child, teen or adult using ear buds to privately listen to music or talk on the phone. They are a great way to listen to your … Read More

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