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New Study Shows Link Between COVID-19, Hearing Loss & Tinnitus

In COVID-19, Tinnitus by Peter Lucier, HIS

In 2020 when cases of COVID-19 began to rapidly spread around the world. It has been a long journey since then discovering how this virus works, how it spreads, its short-term effects across different populations, and its long-term effect. Thanks to efforts from medical experts around the world we are now in better understanding of this virus and how to treat it. One symptom which researchers are witnessing more and more is tinnitus.  Understanding Tinnitus …

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Watch Out for Dangerous Decibels in Exercise Classes

In Hearing Loss Causes by Peter Lucier, HIS

Do you love to listen to music while you exercise? Many of us do! Our favorite music gives us the motivation to keep us moving. It can be a daunting task at times to keep moving and get your heart rate up during the week. With many of us stuck at a desk for work, looking at a computer, it takes a little extra incentive to get us moving. Music can trigger endorphins in the …

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Check Your Hearing This November for American Diabetes Month

In Hearing Health by Peter Lucier, HIS

Have you recently been diagnosed with diabetes? If so, it’s important to remember that you are not alone. More than 34 million people (1 in 10) in the U.S. have diabetes and the number of people affected is projected to rise to 1 in 3 people by 2050. November is American Diabetes Month; a campaign designed to educate and raise awareness about this condition. When we fully understand this disease, its risk to their health …

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The World Health Organization Estimates 2.5 Billion with Hearing Loss by 2050

In Hearing Loss by Peter Lucier, HIS

The World Health Organization is responsible for managing the worst public health epidemics of our time. Of course, COVID-19 is on their mind, and they are responsible for using the tools of education, resource allocation, and training to make sure that disease rates stay as low as possible. The HIV/AIDS epidemic has been high on the list of concerns for public health officials at the World Health Organization, as well. With these life-threatening diseases in …