The Long-Term Impact of Careers on Hearing

The Long-Term Impact of Careers on Hearing

This is probably not a shocker, but studies are continuing to show that older people who had careers in the construction trades are at a higher risk for hearing loss. Any job that entailed constant exposure to high-decibel sound can result in hearing issues later in...
Your Hearing and Your Allergies

Your Hearing and Your Allergies

There are a number of health issues that can affect your hearing, including stress and cardiovascular problems. But one very common thing to be aware of is allergies. One of the underlying challenges with allergies is that they oftentimes cause the human immune system...
Understanding a Frightening Development

Understanding a Frightening Development

Sudden hearing loss (SHL) is a not uncommon — but not well-understood — phenomenon. If it happens to you or someone you know, the first step is to seek immediate medical help and advice. Sometimes SHL is only temporary. But sometimes it is not. Stress is believed to...
Play It Safe With Your Hearing on the 4th

Play It Safe With Your Hearing on the 4th

It’s hard to imagine the 4th of July without fireworks. But that doesn’t mean some thought shouldn’t go into it. Fireworks are dangerous. They mix fire and explosives, so, duh. But often overlooked is the fact that they are also dangerous to ears. They can create...
Musicians with Hearing Loss

Musicians with Hearing Loss

Living the rock ‘n roll lifestyle might be glamorous, but it can take a toll on your health – including your hearing. Prolonged exposure to music or other sources of loud noise can damage your hearing, so it’s not surprising that musicians are often the culprit of...