Age-related hearing loss is almost certainly noise induced hearing loss says a recent report, confirming Dr. Daniel fFnk’s conclusion after reviewing the literature in 2017.
Research shows young adults who regularly attend clubs and concerts have signs of hearing loss. They may pass standard hearing tests, but show subtle hearing loss and decreases in auditory signals.
Dr. Daniel Fink says if you are going to do yard work, make sure to wear a pair of ear plugs if the tools you use make more noise than a rake. Ear plugs today will help you avoid hearing aids tomorrow.
Dr. Daniel Fink writes about the problem people with hearing loss are having in the age of coronavirus—masks interfere with understanding speech.
Photo credit: Aeveraal licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition Consumers want relevant information about products they buy, and warning labels work. That’s the message inherent in this New York Times report on food warning labels for salt, fat, sugar, and calories in Chile. Chile has one of the
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.