Survey: Working With Tinnitus

Working with Tinnitus

“It is the working man who is the happy man.” -Benjamin Franklin It’s hard to argue that our work can be an important part of who we are. We may not always enjoy every minute of it, and we may occasionally dream of all that we’ll do when we retire from work, but the benefits… Continue reading Survey: Working With Tinnitus

How Do Low Iron Levels Affect Hearing Loss?

Low Iron and Hearing Loss

Low iron levels, or iron deficiency anemia, is a common condition. It is estimated that approximately 20 percent of women, 50 percent of pregnant women, and 3 percent of men do not consume enough iron. Hearing loss is also a common condition. Approximately 15 percent of adults aged 18 and older report some difficulty hearing.… Continue reading How Do Low Iron Levels Affect Hearing Loss?

Could Hearing Loss Increase Delinquency?

Hearing Loss & Delinquency

Childhood can be a magical time of learning and growing, but that doesn’t mean it’s always easy. Think back to being a child. Playing with friends, going to school, all the things that you did. The feelings you felt. Now imagine for a minute that you had hearing loss as a child. How would that… Continue reading Could Hearing Loss Increase Delinquency?

Unusual Causes Of Hearing Loss

Unusual Causes of Hearing Loss

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

The Do’s and Don’ts of Ear Irrigation

How to clean your ears

Earwax buildup can be a serious problem when it comes to your overall hearing health. Though earwax, also known as cerumen, is a good, healthy, and important safeguard protecting the fragile parts of your ear against bacteria and debris, in some cases, you really can have too much of a good thing. Excessive buildup can… Continue reading The Do’s and Don’ts of Ear Irrigation

The Do’s and Don’ts of Ear Irrigation

How to clean your ears

Earwax buildup can be a serious problem when it comes to your overall hearing health. Though earwax, also known as cerumen, is a good, healthy, and important safeguard protecting the fragile parts of your ear against bacteria and debris, in some cases, you really can have too much of a good thing. Excessive buildup can… Continue reading The Do’s and Don’ts of Ear Irrigation

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Pediatric Hearing Loss

Adverse childhood experiences and pediatric hearing loss

Childhood should be a happy time in any person’s life. Ideally, one’s childhood should be filled with opportunities to learn and grow, as well as plenty of wholesome fun and recreation. Key to ensuring a happy childhood are a good, stable home environment and loving, supportive family members. Unfortunately, not all children grow up in… Continue reading Adverse Childhood Experiences and Pediatric Hearing Loss