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What a Concert Is Actually Doing to Your Ears

What Concert Is Actually Doing to Your Ears  By Jordan Taylor Sloan  July 30, 2014 SHARE Before you go buying tickets to Jay Z and Beyoncé’s On The Run tour, consider this: According to the National Institutes of Health, less then a minute of attending a live rock concert...

Age-related hearing loss – Presbyacusis

As we get older we loose our hearing. Some people get an age-related hearing loss earlier than others. Age-related hearing loss is also called Presbyacusis. We all begin to lose our hearing when we are in our 30s and 40s. One adult in five and more than half of all people over...

Education Materials

Education Materials The following documents are in PDF format and require Adobe Reader or other PDF reader to be viewed and printed. Acrobat Reader is free and may be downloaded from the Adobe website. Adult Audiologic/Aural Rehabilitation [Español] Age-Related Heari...

Daily Care for the Hearing Aid

Daily Care for the Hearing Aid Hearing aids require special care to ensure that they function properly. Your audiologist will show you how to care for and check them regularly. Ask how you can obtain a listening tube, a battery tester, a forced air blower, and a drying container....

The noise level of some restaurants is a top complaint of people who eat out.

The noise level of some restaurants is a top complaint of people who eat out. http://www.noisyplanet.nidcd.nih.gov/nitn/Pages/restaurant.aspx Do You Want Earplugs With That Burger? Restaurants can be loud—very loud. And noises that are too loud can be bad for your hearing. The...

The Personal Effects of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Hearing — and our ability to listen — defines our relationships and shapes our personalities. It keeps us connected to people and the environment around us, alerts us to danger, and helps to provide all of us with some form of social enjoyment. Hearing never sleeps...

Conjuring Images of a Bionic Future

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/24/technology/personaltech/app-controlled-hearing-aid-improves-even-normal-hearing.html?smid=fb-share&_r=1 Dick Loizeaux recently found himself meandering through a noisy New York nightclub. This was unusual; Mr. Loizeaux, a 65-year-old former...

Hearing aids: How to choose the right one

Hearing Aids how to buy
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hearing-loss/in-depth/hearing-aids/art-20044116 Hearing aids: How to choose the right one Many types of hearing aids exist. So which is best for you? Find out what to consider when choosing a hearing aid. By Mayo Clinic Staff Perhaps...

Untreated hearing loss can lead to high blood pressure & dementia & much more

  WHO report shows many lack basic hearing care Contributed by Debbie Clason, staff writer for Healthy Hearing Friday, March 14th 2014 While Americans have a variety of hearing healthcare professionals to choose from right in their own backyard, the same isn’t true for...