Data Show Increase in Hearing Loss in Oil and Gas Drilling Sector

Data Show Increase in Hearing Loss in Oil and Gas Drilling Sector

Anyone working a noisy job knows that hearing loss is all too common in certain sectors. Those working in manufacturing, farming, law enforcement, or construction is more likely to suffer from noise induced hearing loss than someone working in an office. Recent data shows that hearing loss is increasing in the oil and gas drilling sector in the last few …

Hearing Loss and Tinnitus are Found after Certain Chemo Treatments

Hearing Loss and Tinnitus are Found after Certain Chemo Treatments

For anyone who’s gone through chemotherapy, you know what an exhausting process it can be. You survived cancer and an intensive treatment process, but you’re still dealing with the effects of nausea, fatigue, loss of appetite, hair loss, pain, and insomnia. Another side-effect of your chemotherapy you might not have thought about is hearing loss. Chemotherapy and Hearing Loss In …

ow Entertainers Can Do More For People with Hearing Loss

How Entertainers Can Do More For People with Hearing Loss

People with hearing loss often doesn’t enjoy music in the same way as those who can hear clearly. Whether you are deaf, hard of hearing, or simply don’t hear as well as you used to, music is something you can’t connect with in the same way as others. Some sounds are simply missing, and even the sounds you do hear …

Earwax May Be the Culprit of Hearing Loss among Assisted Living Residents

Earwax May Be the Culprit of Hearing Loss among Assisted Living Residents

If you’ve been having trouble hearing, and think you might have hearing loss, it might shock you to learn that earwax could be the culprit of your hearing loss. Those who work is Assisted Living Centers are realizing that that not all those who struggle to hear have hearing loss. What Does Earwax Do? Earwax, that greasy, sticky, or even …

Scientists Have Discovered The Protein That Enables Hearing And Balance

Scientists Have Discovered The Protein That Enables Hearing And Balance

Scientists know a lot about the human body and about the ears, but even with all of our technological advancements, it can be hard to pinpoint precise mechanisms. Have you ever wondered exactly what happens in your ear when you hear a sound? Are you curious about what keeps you on your feet and walking in a straight line? Most …

Facts about Alzheimer's Disease

Facts about Alzheimer’s Disease

You probably know someone who has dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease, or are worried that you might be at risk of developing this degenerative brain disorder. September is World Alzheimer’s Month, so take this time to learn the facts about Alzheimer’s Disease, and find out how treating your hearing loss could be the key to reducing your risk of developing dementia. …

Exciting New Hearing Technology this Summer

Exciting New Hearing Technology this Summer

Do you wear hearing aids and sometimes find yourself wanting an extra boost? That’s where assistive listening devices come in. For anyone with mild to moderate hearing loss, summer can be a challenging time. You’re more likely to spend time with your family outdoors, taking the dog to the park, enjoy a picnic, or attend a summer music festival. If …

Support an Active Lifestyle with Hearing Aids

Support an Active Lifestyle with Hearing Aids

If you live an active lifestyle and are struggling to hear, you might think you have to choose between clear hearing and the activities you love. After all, aren’t hearing aids just for seniors, or those who sit around all day? Nothing could be further from the truth! Today’s hearing devices are designed with active lifestyles in mind, and advanced …

US Troops and Hearing Loss

US Troops and Hearing Loss

Our troops risk life and limb to serve and protect our country, but that’s not all they’re risking. Military personnel face hearing loss, and many return home with devastating hearing loss, unable to hear all the sounds around them or communicate effectively with friends and loved ones. U.S. Troops and Hearing Loss More than 1.1 million veterans receive compensation for …