Parents and grandparents must think about ear protection for babies and toddlers. The best protection is teaching the children in your family learn to avoid loud sound.
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.
Sound waves might damage soldiers’ brains. Not surprising given that animal studies report structural, genetic, and biochemical changes to brains exposed to loud noise.
Going to a music festival soon? Make sure the only reminder you leave with is a t-shirt and not noise-induced hearing loss.
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.