Noise level in basketball arenas, especially at tournament time can be deafening. Some arenas have measured decibel levels at 120 dB- the same level as a jet engine! At some arenas the fans are encouraged to pump up the volume to increase the level of excitement with signs like “GETLOUD.” The combination of screaming fans, […]
Hearing Loss at 20? CDC Says it’s More Common than You Think
Nearly 20 percent of people in their 20s already have some hearing loss, and more than half of people are not losing their hearing from loud noise at work, according to a new report.
The survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds […]
This past sunday I saw what was a repeat from May of this year, a segment on Sunday morning with Charles Osgood that really hit home for me. In our Audiology practice the number one question I am asked is “Is it safe for me to use q-tips?” This article helps to remind us that Q-tips are great little […]
In an article written in Money, Daymond John shares a message that speaks loud and clear to the fact that age is irrelevant when it comes to hearing loss and that vanity can not play a part in one’s decision to use hearing aids. Hearing is one of our most important senses, it’s always our wish that people […]