Image courtesy of #WeThe15 by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition On August 19, more than 125 monuments around the world were bathed in purple light to recognize the worlds’ 1.2 billion people living with disabilities. This article from NPR states that at least 15% of the world’s population is living with a disability.
Jan L. Mayes writes that preventing noise from happening in the first place is better than a cure for noise-induced tinnitus, hyperacusis, and other hearing damage caused by noise.
David Pogue writes about what people with disabilities would like us to know before we stare. Dr. Daniel Fink adds his thoughts about what people with invisible disabilities would like you to know.
Hearing noise? Here's how to find out where it's coming from.But keep in mind that sometimes the cause of the noise isn’t external, it could be tinnitus.