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Strange Causes of Hearing Loss

In Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Test, Noise, Tinnitus by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Believe it or not, there are numerous causes of hearing loss. The ear is a delicate organ that various extraneous factors can harm. A variety of infections, malfunctions, or trauma are capable of causing partial or total hearing loss. However, being an extremely complex and tricky system, the ear can also respond to seemingly unrelated factors.  Let’s look at the …

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How to Prevent Hearing Loss & Reduce Its Impact

In Age Related Hearing Loss, Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Hearing Test, Noise, Tips & Tricks by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Losing your hearing can begin at any age. The number of Americans with the condition between 45 and 64 years has significantly increased since 1971, based on figures from the National Academy on Aging and Society. But much more often, it is in older adults: about 40 percent of America’s 20 million sufferers are 65 years old or older. Preventing …

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Certain Chemicals May Cause Hearing Loss

In Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Test, Noise by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Noise is the leading cause of hearing loss at work. Some industries don’t want to admit that chemicals, metals, solvents, asphyxiants, and heat may cause hearing loss more than they want to, and loud noise can worsen these risks. Still, other factors can affect hearing health that often goes unnoticed by employees and, in some cases, by business owners who …