20% of us have ‘exploding head syndrome’ where we hear loud noises .

It’s estimated between 10 and 20 per cent of people have experienced this bizarre condition. Click Here to Read More

Can you protect your hearing?

While many things outside our control can cause hearing loss, one thing over which we do have some control is noise. Click Here to Read More

What Does it Mean if I Have a Sensorineural Hearing Loss?

According to the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), a sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) occurs when there is damage to the inner ear (cochlea), or to the nerve pathways from the inner ear to the brain. Most of the time, a SNHL cannot be medically or surgically corrected. This is the most common type […]

National “Protect Your Hearing” Month

October has been designated as “National Protect Your Hearing Month.” More than 36 million Americans have a hearing loss (some estimates place the number as high as 43 million).  More than half of those individuals are under the age of 65. One of the leading causes of hearing loss is exposure to excessive amounts of noise.  […]

Some good news about noise induced hearing loss.

Noise-induced hearing loss, caused by overexposure to loud music or industrial noises, may be reversible. Click Here to Read More

Cherish the sweet sounds of summer and protect your hearing.

Summer brings a chorus of sweet sounds. But it also brings noise that can be harmful to our ears. Click Here to Read More

Have you ever woken up after hearing a bang in the middle of the night?

If you’ve ever heard a ‘boom’ in the night that you can’t explain, you might have…. Click Here to Read More

You were right, hospitals are too noisy.

It is well recognized that sleep is severely disturbed in patients in intensive care units (ICU) and that this can compromise their rehabilitation potential. Click Here to Read More

Hidden hearing loss: Loud noises are more dangerous previously thought.

Scientists have been finding evidence that loud noise damages our hearing in a previously unsuspected way. Click Here to Read More