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Are Noisy Restaurants Harmful to Our Hearing Health?

In Hearing Health, hearing loss, lifestyle, News, Research by Candace Wawra

Restaurant noise levels are an increasing concern for customers, employees, and restaurateurs alike. Both surveys conducted by Zagat and Consumer Reports found that excessive noise is the top grievance diners have before service, crowds, or even food problems. Reviewers have reported noise levels averages of 80 dBA or above in restaurants across the country, according …

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Professional Musicians are at Higher Risk for Developing Hearing Loss

In Hearing Health, hearing loss, Musicians, News, Research by Candace Wawra

Musician Eric Clapton revealed during an interview with a British radio station in 2018 that he is dealing with tinnitus, a ringing in the ear commonly caused by noise-induced hearing loss. Combined with chronic nerve damage in his hands that has affected his back and movement, he says live concerts have become a challenge. Clapton …

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The Different Types of Hearing Loss

In Hearing Health, hearing loss, Research, Resource by Candace Wawra

For many people, hearing loss may seem pretty straightforward. In actuality, hearing loss is a complex condition that affects people in diverse ways. In general, we experience hearing loss when sounds are not able to reach the brain due to issues related to our auditory system. There are two main types of hearing loss, depending …

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When to Update Your Hearing Aid

In hearing aids, Hearing Health, News, Research by Candace Wawra

Think back to the first time you tried on your new hearing aids. Remember what the world around you sounded like? You may have heard sounds that you’d forgotten about with hearing loss. If you’ve had your hearing aids for some time, chances are you may not notice that you need to update your hearing …