Can preventing hearing loss now prevent dementia later? Recent research indicates the answer is yes. Rather than treating hearing loss later, protect your hearing now and you may avoid dementia.
Most people assume noise only damages hearing, but as Dr. Daniel Fink points out, noise causes a whole host of other health problems. In short—noise kills.
How loud is too loud? Not 85 decibels as the mainstream media generally cites. Dr. Daniel Fink says between 70 and 75 decibels should be the noise exposure limit.
Dr. Daniel Fink tells us why he became a noise activist, what he’s learned about safe noise exposure, and what we must do to protect health.
Listening to loud music on headphones is causing hearing loss in children, researchers believe. Love your kids? Take away their headphones.
More study needed on hearing loss among preschool teachers. If the study holds up, says Dr. Bronzaft, school design must focus on acoustics.