by Jan L. Mayes, MSc, Audiologist A recent article about the hearing loss crisis among musicians reports hearing loss as every musician’s worst nightmare and as devastating for a musician as losing a hand. Many professional musicians have permanent hearing problems from not protecting their hearing until after chronic tinnitus or distortion and muffling hearing
Photo credit: Anton Uniqueton from Pexels by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition I recently wrote a short blog post about medical reports linking COVID-19 infection to tinnitus. Our noise colleague Yishane Lee at Hearing Health Foundation let us know that she had written something about these reports, too. Her blog post is more
Photo credit: This photo by medipics1066 has been dedicated to the public domain by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition The recent suicide of a prominent Texas businessman, reportedly in part because of symptoms of severe tinnitus (ringing in the ears) after recovering from COVID-19 infection, is drawing attention to reports of tinnitus among 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.
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.