Do Online Hearing Tests Really Work?

Take an Online Hearing Test in Less than 5 Minutes

  Nowadays you can get almost anything online. From ordering groceries to finding your future wife, the internet has almost anything and everything you can think of. Although online healthcare, also known as telehealth, existed before the coronavirus pandemic, the value of such services has arguably increased significantly as people

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Why Smoking Can Cause Hearing Loss

Why smoking can cause hearing loss

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), tobacco use is the single most significant preventable cause of death and disease in the US, responsible for the demise of over 480,000 Americans every year. The research shaking its finger at Uncle Bob puffing on his pipe is not

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Progress Reported in Reversing Cochlear Hair Cell Damage

Hearing loss currently has no cure and is managed mainly with the use of hearing aids or cochlear implants. Depending on the level and nature of hearing loss, the benefit of hearing aids may range from significantly life-changing to a useless, inconvenient bit of plastic in your ear. Cochlear implants

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Could Your Medication Be Causing Hearing Problems?

When you’re first prescribed medications to lower your risk of cardiovascular disease or to treat a life-threatening bacterial infection, hearing loss is probably the last thing to concern you. Ototoxicity is the word used to describe damaging effects to the ear and hearing, typically from the use of certain medications

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