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…

Even mild hearing loss can affect your brain

Hearing loss can cause daily frustration, irritability, and stress in your life. When senses are altered, your brain reorganizes and adjusts. Studies suggest that people with untreated hearing loss have lower gray matter density of the auditory areas and less brain activity when listening to complex sentences. The brain loses its high functioning ability because…