Causes of Hearing Loss

 Headache? Back pain? At the first sign of pain, you might reach for a pain-relieving medicine to sooth your bodily woes. Analgesics are the most frequently employed medications in the United States and are commonly used to treat a variety of medical conditions. But although...

Nicotine restricts blood flow to the ears, potentially damaging delicate ear cells. The more you smoke, the greater the risk for damage—not only your hearing, but also the hearing of the people you love most. Studies show that adolescents exposed to second-hand smoke were almost twice...

Sleep apnea has been found to affect more than just getting your full eight hours of sleep each night. In fact, sleep apnea can be directly linked with hearing loss.Sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder that causes the person to pause in breathing during sleep....

Millennials, Gen Xers, baby boomers, and all generations are encouraged to engage in physically active lifestyles for both their hearing and heart health. Studies have shown that a healthy cardiovascular system—a person’s heart, arteries, and veins—has a positive effect on hearing. Conversely, inadequate blood flow...