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What is the Loudest Sound in the World?

In Hearing Loss Causes by Jennifer G. Mayer, Au.D., CCC-A

You might not realize it, but the sounds you hear day in and day out could be affecting your hearing health far more than you think. Noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) affects millions of Americans, but many don’t recognize the danger until their hearing has been damaged. Noise Induced Hearing Loss For anyone living in a big city, noise induced …

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A Relationship between Hearing Loss & Substance Abuse Disorders

In Health, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Causes, News, Research, Substance Abuse by Jennifer G. Mayer, Au.D., CCC-A

Most of us know that hearing loss can lead to poorer overall health and reduced communication. But did you know of the link between hearing loss and substance abuse? Individuals under age 50 with hearing loss misuse prescription opioids twice as much as those without hearing loss, and are also more likely to turn to alcohol and other drugs, according …

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Common Questions about Hearing Loss

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Causes, Hearing Loss Prevention, Resource by Jennifer G. Mayer, Au.D., CCC-A

Whether you have healthy hearing or have specific hearing needs, you can face a myriad of questions that concern hearing health. There is in fact a lot to know and think about when it comes to the issue of hearing loss, which faces millions of people in the United States—including a growing number of Millenials and teenagers. Hearing loss cannot …