Hearing Loss

How We Can Cure Noise Pollution

Leah Morrigan | Posted 04.22.2017 | Canada Living
Leah Morrigan

Hearing loss, also known as permanent threshold shift, is "a sudden or gradual permanent shift in the auditory threshold caused by noise exposure, age, disease, or drugs (e.g. did you know that the chemicals in cigarettes are actually linked to hearing loss?). Our world is inundated with noise pollution and it seems that no one is left untouched.

More Of Us Will Likely Be Troubled By Tinnitus

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 05.11.2015 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

In addition to hearing loss, tinnitus may be triggered by other medical conditions or even by a variety of medications. For instance, high doses of acetylsalicylic acid (ASA or Aspirin) as well as certain antibiotics, anti-depressants and cancer drugs have been known to produce tinnitus or to make it worse

What Alzheimer's and Hearing Loss Have in Common

Joan Sutton | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada Living
Joan Sutton

There is one thing that might be worse than being diagnosed with Alzheimer's: that would be being diagnosed with it incorrectly. Yet that can happen to someone with a hearing impairment because the symptoms, byproducts, of cognitive and hearing loss are similar.

TERRIFYING: How Old Are Your Ears?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.16.2013 | Canada Living

We all know going to concerts or turning up the volume on our headphones is bad for the ears, but we rarely think about the damage when we're doing it...

If It's Too Loud You May Be a Musician

Huffington Post Canada | Melody Lau | Posted 11.01.2012 | Canada Music

Canadian electro-pop star Grimes (real name Claire Boucher) was recently forced off the road. "Hey guys, so sorry 4 the cancelled shows. im having tro...