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Can Hearing Loss Be Harmful for Your Brain?
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Can Hearing Loss Be Harmful for Your Brain?

Think you may have hearing loss? Get a hearing test now to avoid brain tissue damage later on. Article written by Kristen Fischer for Healthline/Published on January 29, 2014 Hearing loss isn’t just an inconvenience—it could be harmful for your brain, too. A new study from Johns Hopkins University and the National Institute on Aging show that people...

Tinnitus: Constant Ringing in My Ears? Please Make It Stop!
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Tinnitus: Constant Ringing in My Ears? Please Make It Stop!

What is Tinnitus? Many people have heard ringing in their ears at one time or another, however, 10-15% of the adult population suffers from tinnitus and 70-85% of the hearing-impaired population report tinnitus (Henry, Dennis, & Schechter, 2005). Tinnitus is the ringing, buzzing, or chirping sound in your ears or head that does not have an...