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  • What is Ototoxicity_Whisper Hearing

    What does Ototoxicity Mean?

    You may have heard people discuss how certain over-the-counter medications such as NSAIDs are not good for your organs. Did you know that your ears are on the list of organs that can be damaged by NSAIDs? This is due to their toxic nature when taken in large quantities and on a regular schedule. There […]

  • Can I Wear an Invisible Hearing Aid

    Can I Wear an Invisible Hearing Aid?

    You may have heard about invisible hearing aids before and wondered how exactly they manage to be invisible. An invisible hearing aid is a very small unit that is placed into the ear canal itself, thus being invisible to other people. These little hearing aids are normally custom made and are great for treating mild […]

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    How to Avoid Swimmers Ear this Summer

    Warm weather is perfect for long days spent pool or beach-side, hiking, or playing your favorite sport. The warm weather however puts people at a higher risk of suffering from swimmer’s ear, which can cause temporary hearing loss and chronic ear infections if not treated properly. Contrary to its name, swimmer’s ear doesn’t just happen […]

  • Hearing Aid Battery Tips

    3 Hearing Aid Battery Tips

    Have you ever wondered if there were ways that you could make your hearing aid battery last longer? While there isn’t a trick to get more power than your battery has in it, you can follow a few helpful tips that will help you get the absolute most out of your hearing aid. Storing your […]

  • New Study Links Rheumatoid Arthritis to Hearing Loss in New Ways

    New Study Links Rheumatoid Arthritis to Hearing Loss in New Ways

    It isn’t a new theory that rheumatoid arthritis is somehow connected to hearing impairment. Rheumatoid arthritis, or commonly referred to as RA is believed to affect the ears in a few different ways. With up to 72% of people who suffer from RA, also suffering from hearing loss, it is no shock that researchers have […]

  • 3 Ways to Help Support a Friend with Hearing Loss

    3 Ways to Help Support a Friend with Hearing Loss

    Having hearing loss can make social settings frustrating because you are worried about not being able to understand the people around you. However, if the people around you know about your hearing loss and are aware of a few helpful communication tips, being out and about with friends can become light and easy again. So […]

  • Cancer Treatments and Effects on Hearing

    Cancer Treatments and Effects on Hearing

    Having to go through cancer treatments is never easy. Whether going through radiation or chemotherapy treatment, there are side effects that you and your doctor should discuss. One of the side effects that can come from commonly used cancer treatments is hearing loss. This hearing loss can be permanent or temporary depending how damaged the […]

  • Hearing Health and Retirement

    3 Reasons Why You Should Include Hearing Health In Your Retirement Plan

    Setting up your retirement plan is crucial to making sure you have the financial means to live comfortably when it comes time to retire from a full time job. Whether you set up a personal savings account or have an employee retirement fund, chances are you haven’t thought about what exactly that money will be […]

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    World Health Organization Shares Facts on Preventing Childhood Hearing Loss

    The World Health Organization (WHO), a U.N. agency that works internationally within public health, recently released information on childhood hearing loss statistics and prevention tips. Hearing loss can affect the social life of anyone who suffers from it, causing social isolation and depression. However, it also poses a larger risk for children who are going […]

  • What To Do When You Lose Your Hearing Aid

    What To Do If You’ve Lost Your Hearing Aid

    You know the feeling, your heart starts to race, your palms get balmy, and you got into a panic; you lost your hearing aid. You aren’t the first person to experience this awful feeling and you won’t be the last. Knowing what to do when you’ve lost a hearing aid will help you stay calm […]

  • Hearing Loss and Lead Poisoning

    Hearing Loss from Lead Poisoning

    It is widely known that lead is extremely dangerous to the human body. It can cause symptoms that include hearing loss, delayed development, miscarriages, vomiting, kidney damage, nervous system damage, and more. While many people are aware that lead is not good for people, they are not always aware how it can permanently damaging the […]

  • Birth Weight Connected to Hearing Loss Later in Life

    Birth Weight Connected to Hearing Loss Later in Life

    Birth weight is an important part of a newborn’s vitals. Doctors pay close attention to birth weight as low birth weight can be associated with diabetes, Heart disease, high blood pressure, and other diseases later in life. It has also been associated with hearing loss and poor vision in adult life as well. These are […]