Sounds That Could Harm Your Hearing

Sounds that could harm your hearing

If you have ever heard a gun fired or a firework explode, you have a sense of how dangerous sound can be to your hearing. Without the proper protection, just one of these events can leave your ears ringing and can cause serious harm particularly if the sound is repeated.  However, these obviously loud sounds … Read more

How Treating Hearing Loss Supports Your Brain

How Treating Hearing Loss Supports Your Brain

For at least a decade, researchers have known that there is a connection between hearing loss and dementia. Many studies have taken place, and a team led by Dr. Frank Lin at Johns Hopkins University have led the way in establishing a statistical link between hearing loss and dementia. These studies have demonstrated that, controlling … Read more