How To Guard Against Summer Ear Injuries! By Mark Rosenberg, M.D. Summer is here and I know I’m going to start seeing a lot more patients with ear complaints and injuries. Why? Many ear conditions and injuries arise from things associated with warm weather and busier outdoor activity, like water sports, motorcycles, amusement park rides, Fourth […]

learning about noise

International Noise Awareness Day 21st Anniversary by Center for Hearing Communication All over the world, people, organizations, and governments will commemorate the 21st Annual International Noise Awareness Day (INAD) on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. The Center for Hearing and Communication (CHC) founded this yearly event in 1996 to encourage people to do something about bothersome […]

By Dan Morton If you’re hearing a constant ringing noise, then you probably have ear ringing tinnitus. Tinnitus, pronounced “tin-eye-tus” is usually not temporary. Most people at some point in their lives will hear ringing noises, and then they will disappear. This would not be tinnitus. Whistling, roaring, ringing and whooshing noises are the most […]

Exposure To Loud Noise May Cause Tumors & Other Health Risks By Brian Vaszily Bob Seger, Jeff Beck, Sting, Eric Clapton, Peter Frampton and Bob Dylan all have something in common. Their years of hard rocking have left a mark on more than just their fans — after years of exposure to loud noise, they […]

By Naia Smith From an early age I wondered, “What is that constant background sound in my ears?” The sound is a high-frequency pitch and I notice it everywhere. It is either everywhere like the air we breathe around us or it follows me everywhere I go like my shadow. I notice the sound particularly […]

By Lee Blue There are many types of audio and visual noise that can cause distractions that break concentration and increase stress. There’s the noise of traffic and conversations when we’re walking down the street, but then there’s the subtle everyday noises of our homes and offices that can easily distract us: doors shutting, the […]