Noise Induced Hearing Loss — Can It Be Prevented?

Yes! Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) is completely preventable. All of us should understand the hazards of noise and how to practice good hearing health in our lives everyday. To protect your hearing, remember these three words: Walk, Block and Turn: – Walk away from loud sounds. – Block noise by wearing earplugs or other hearing protective devices when involved…

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Hearing Loss and Cancer Treatments

The side effects of chemotherapy and radiation treatment have been well known for many years. But only recently has research addressed the risk of hearing loss and related conditions reported by many post-cancer treatment patients. Studies have related a strong link between hearing loss and cancer treatments, especially among certain chemotherapy medications. It is important…

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