The adverse effects of smoking cigarettes on the lungs is a subject that has been well documented. Current research on hearing health also points to smoking as a source of adverse effects. In comparison, these effects seem more indirect than issues that directly affect the lungs, which is probably why it has taken so long […]
Can Hearing Loss Be Caused By Traumatic Brain Injury?
If you have ever been diagnosed with a TBI (traumatic brain injury), sometimes called a concussion, no doubt that you will remember the shock, dizziness, or ringing ears. Recent studies indicate that more than 2.8 million Americans are diagnosed with TBI each year. Sports injuries, airbag deployment, trips, falls, and even extremely powerful sound blasts […]
Is it Time to Upgrade Your Hearing Aids?
Living with hearing aids not only improves hearing in general but also helps improve the quality of life for the wearers. As important as they are, it’s not surprising that many users take care of their devices, and as a result, many have lasted for years. While this can be an excellent habit, the downside […]