Heart Disease and Hearing Loss

Heart Disease and Hearing Loss

There are various known risk factors for the development of cardiovascular disease, including diet and lifestyle, family history, and age, as well as conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, and other vascular disease.  But what does all that have to do with your...
Hearing Loss and Its Effect on Mental Health

Hearing Loss and Its Effect on Mental Health

Hearing loss is different from many other disabilities in that it is an invisible handicap. It is not always apparent that an individual has a hearing loss.  Often times, the behaviors of the hearing impaired are attributed to something else, simply not paying...
What is Tinnitus?

What is Tinnitus?

Tinnitus Explained Tinnitus is an abnormal noise in the ear experienced by nearly 36 million Americans.  Altogether, more than half the population has experienced ringing or buzzing sounds in the ear.  Approximately, 7 million Americans are so severely affected that...
The Connection Between Your Ears and Your Heart

The Connection Between Your Ears and Your Heart

Audiology neuroscience researcher Raymond Hull, Ph.D., of Wichita State University,  analyzed the work of scientists spanning 84 years and 70 different research studies and found that cardiovascular health affects the ability to hear.  Dr. Hull reports that the...
The Connection Between Diabetes and Hearing Loss

The Connection Between Diabetes and Hearing Loss

According to the National Institute of Health, approximately 15% of American adults (37.5 million) aged 18 and over report some trouble hearing. A plethora of conditions has been linked to hearing loss including, social isolation, depression, mental decline, and...
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