When to Wear Earplugs?

When to wear earplugs

On most sunny days, we make sure to wear sunglasses to protect our eyes from damaging UV exposure. Why do we tend to not treat our ears with the same kindness, by wearing earplugs in noisy environments? Decibels (dB) are units used to measure sound. Normal conversation is around 60 dB but it does not… Continue reading When to Wear Earplugs?

Hearing Loss and Brain Health

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]We all know that we use our ears to hear. However, our ears are not the only hearing organs. Even though we use the ear to perceive sound, our brain is responsible for actually processing the sound. That means that the ear and brain work together in order for us to hear. Many researchers… Continue reading Hearing Loss and Brain Health

Hearing Loss and Dementia

ALZHEIMER’S, DEMENTIA & MEMORY CARE | APRIL 1, 2020  A study conducted by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine found that there is a link between older adults who suffer hearing loss and those who suffer from dementia. Researchers concluded while the brain does tend to shrink as we age, shrinkage can occur faster when… Continue reading Hearing Loss and Dementia