January 31, 2019

Can Prescription Medication Be Ototoxic and Damage My Hearing?

We’ve all taken prescription medication at one time or another. And if you are like most people, you probably didn’t think too much about the side effects at the time. But did you know that some medications can damage the ear? Some drugs may result in hearing loss, ringing in the ear or balance disorders. Drugs that are damaging to your […]
March 19, 2019

How do I protect my ears when I fly?

You are packed and at the airport in plenty of time. After you visited the check-in counter, you navigated security without any hang-ups and made your way to the gate. You are ready to board the plane and head to your destination. However, you probably aren’t thinking too much about the noise level on the plane and whether or not […]
April 1, 2019

How Do I Protect My Ears When I Ride a Motorcycle?

The biggest risk to your hearing when riding a motorcycle is exhaust and engine noise, right? Wrong. It’s actually the wind noise. How Wind Noise Can Damage Your Ears Thirty million Americans are at risk for noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) in the workplace, in recreational settings and at home—and motorcyclists are among them1. The good news is that NIHL is […]