Tag Archives: Hearing

The Super Bowl and hearing loss

It should come as no surprise that football is loud. If you’re lucky enough to have scored tickets to the big game, you’ll enjoy it in the company of thousands of excited, screaming fans at the stadium. More likely, you’ll be watching at a noisy, crowded bar or on your living room couch surrounded by enthusiastic friends. … Read More »

Hearing loss may affect brain health

Hearing is a complex sense that provides us with awareness of environmental sounds and, more importantly, the ability to communicate. The ear is the organ responsible for perceiving sound, but it may not be so obvious that the brain is responsible for processing the sound. It is necessary that both organs work properly for hearing… Read More »

What this Millennial wants others to know about his bone-anchored hearing system

At 24 years of age, Kevin Hotaling is considered a younger Millennial, but he has some sage advice about hearing health. While many in his generation with hearing loss are reluctant to call attention to their hearing devices, Kevin is quick to share the attributes of his bone-anchored hearing system, and the journey he took in… Read More »

Some life-saving antibiotics may cause hearing loss and balance problems

Antibiotics, which treat bacterial infections, are essential, life-saving medicines. But just like any medication, they carry the risk of side effects. When it comes to one potent class of antibiotics, known as aminoglycosides, these potential side effects include hearing loss, tinnitus and balance problems. What are aminoglycosides? Aminoglycosides are one of the mostwell-known drugs that cause hearing loss,medically known… Read More »