Teens Suffering Mystery Hearing Loss

U.S. teens show a 31 percent increase in partial hearing loss since last studied 12 years ago.  This was the finding of new research reported in the August 18, 2010 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Of the 1,771 teens participating in the study, 1 in 5 now shows partial hearing loss as compared…

How to Reduce Hearing Loss

Rapid hearing loss can occur from acoustic trauma and result in permanent cochlea damage by excessive noise levels from sources such as gunfire or explosions.  Otherwise, hearing loss is gradual and is basically a long term infringement upon the guidelines that have been set by various health associations.  A variety of activities that expose a person…