Cochlear implants bring the gift of hearing to children born without it. They and their parents know the value of hearing, and so should we all.
Is your spin class destroying your hearing? Dr. Daniel Fink says yes. And he adds that while music may improve performance in rhythmic activities, there is no research showing louder is better.
UK supermarket starts quiet hour for people with autism. Kudos, Morrison’s! Loud sound makes shopping a chore for people with tinnitus, hyperacusis, or hearing loss—anyone who just wants some peace and quiet.
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.