Do you work in a noisy place, use headphones regularly, or visit places with loud music? There are many ways to make listening safe, and with over a billion young people at risk of avoidable hearing loss due to recreational sounds (Airpods, earbuds, concerts, loud music, bars), hearing loss is a real concern for people of all ages. 1 in 2 young people are at risk of hearing loss due to unsafe listening.
With many of us holed up inside during the winter, and even more during COVID, we are exposed to a lot of indoor allergens. If our immune system overreacts to these indoor substances, we can have many of the same symptoms that occur during spring, summer, and fall.
The holiday season is officially upon us, and all the joyous festivities and family gatherings that come with it! But if you are suffering from hearing loss, big family get-togethers can present a unique set of obstacles. It isn’t always obvious to others you’re experiencing, and it can be easy to misinterpret hearing challenges as frustration, anger, or withdrawal.
Tinnitus is often described as a ringing in the ears but is also commonly described as roaring, clicking, hissing, sizzling, swooshing, blowing, humming, or buzzing. The noises may be soft or loud, high pitched or low pitched. Tinnitus is the perception of hearing sound or sounds in one or both years, also known as phantom sounds.
Sinusitis occurs as the result of an inflammatory reaction or infection from a virus, bacteria, or fungus. Common symptoms of sinusitis are runny nose, stuffy nose, facial pain or pressure, excess mucus, sore throat, fever and fatigue. Learn how you can help reduce sinusitis symptoms at home.