Researchers are working diligently to find new ways to improve the hearing of people that have suffered hearing loss. Find out what new methods they are looking into to repair inner ear damage in this blog post!
Do you wear noise canceling headphones frequently for work or travel? If so, then this blog post on new possible non-headphone devices for eliminating distracting noises in the workplace is just for you!
Not sure how often to get your hearing checked? Basically, it’s important to have your hearing tested periodically to detect any changes to your hearing health. Keep reading to find out often you should have your hearing checked.
Although many think of it as a mess to be cleaned away, earwax plays a vital role to the health of your ears, and by extension, your hearing. When it comes to keeping your ears moist and preventing dust and debris from getting into your ear canal, ear wax is your best bet.
In a study by Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women’s Hospital, researchers have found evidence that the duration of use of over-the-counter pain relievers is linked to a higher risk of hearing loss. This study adds to a growing body of evidence that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs, such as ibuprofen) and acetaminophen contribute to hearing loss. The exact reason for this link is still unknown.
While music can be a powerful motivator—as you start to lose steam, the music swells and you feel energized to push through the last little bit of your workout. Many exercise classes, including spin classes and aerobic classes, use music as a motivator in much the same way. But researchers from Harvard have found that these classes are consistently above the level considered safe for hearing.