The CDC’s recommendations for preventing hearing loss–avoid noise or wear earplugs–can lead to isolation and depression. John Drinkwater highlights the problems with earplugs and suggests an alternative: make public spaces safer for everyone to participate without risk of injury.
A sobering article on a severe form of hyperacusis: When even soft noises feel like a knife to the eardrums. Joyce Cohen writes about hyperacusis and pain.
An excellent overview on hearing loss and the reason we can hope for treatment–and perhaps a cure–in the future.
TQC founding member Bryan Pollard, founder and president of Hyperacusis Research, updates the community on the next steps in hyperacusis research.