Are You Experiencing Listener Fatigue?

There are many types of fatigue – muscle fatigue, mental fatigue and chronic fatigue. There is also listener fatigue and it is experienced by professionals who are constantly exposed to noise. Symptoms of listener fatigue can include yes, fatigue (being tired), bodily discomfort and pain as well as a loss

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How to Know if Your Child Has a Communication Disorder

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month which presents a good time for parents to become educated about communication disorders in children. Audiologist and speech language pathologists have sounded the alarm, saying that the majority of parents don’t know the signs and symptoms of communication disorders in young children –

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The Effects of Loud Noise On Your Health

This month there is a lot of interesting news to report from the world of audiology. There are findings connecting the effects of loud noise on high blood pressure, new ways to connect concert fans with protective hearing devices and a new role for “The Boss.” Loud noise associated with

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Can Hearing Loss Be Prevented?

Several pieces of interesting research were released in the world of audiology this month and we want to tell you about them. One study has found that smoking increases hearing loss. Other bodies of research have found new connections between hearing loss, cognitive impairment, dementia and memory loss. As physicians

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