When you consider the causes of hearing loss, you probably think aging, loud music, ear injury, viral infections, meningitis, and acoustic tumors. However, there are some causes of hearing loss that may come as a surprise. Airbags An airbag has the potential to save your life in a car accident. However, it also increases your… Continue reading Unusual Causes Of Hearing Loss
Most babies have perfect hearing at birth. However, roughly 2 to 3 in every 1,000 babies in the United States are born with a hearing loss. This percentage is higher for premature births. These numbers make a hearing loss the most common congenital disability. When you consider that children rely on their hearing to learn… Continue reading Protecting Premature Babies From Hearing Loss
Let’s face it; restaurants are loud! There is a good chance that the last time you ordered your favorite burger and fries you probably raised your voice a time or two as well. Excessive noise levels in restaurants is a primary concern for owners, patrons, and employees. The noise is drawing the attention of nationally… Continue reading Solving The Restaurant Dilemma With Modern Design
It is no secret that the foods you eat significantly impact your overall health. A balanced diet that includes plenty of fruits, vegetables, legumes, and lean protein goes a long way toward helping you stay active and healthy. Did you know the same applies to your hearing? A recent study connects healthy eating with a… Continue reading A Healthy Diet For Healthy Hearing
You’ve probably heard it all before, how important it is to care for your teeth. But did you know that oral health is now being linked to the health of other systems within the body? That’s right! The health of your mouth may also be an indicator of heart health, joint health and even hearing… Continue reading Could Your Oral Health Be To Blame For Hearing Loss?
There really is something special about the first day of a new year. It holds potential and possibilities for the next 365 days and it is a wonderful time to embark on a plan to transform your habits. Improving one’s health is one of the most popular resolutions in a new year, but focusing on… Continue reading Seven Hearing Resolutions for 2018
Everyday noises are a primary cause of hearing loss, and many of us are exposed to excessive noise in our jobs. Construction, machinery, gunfire, concert music blasting and other typical noises are all contributors to hearing loss, and because the loss is so gradual over an extended period of time, we hardly notice. For… Continue reading Life Can Be Loud
Aging, loud noise exposure, being sick with a strong head cold or flu, and tumors. Those four phrases are some of the most typical and common forms of hearing loss people tend to hear about. When visiting your hearing care provider, if you’re informed that you have some abnormal hearing loss, it’s likely that your… Continue reading The Not So Typical Causes of Hearing Loss