Category: Hearing Loss

20 Percent of Teenagers Have Hearling loss

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) indicates that one if five teenagers have hear loss. JAMA comments, “In 2005-2006 19.5 percent of children ages 12 to 19 (approx. 6.5 million teens) had some hearing loss, compared with 14.9 percent in an earlier study (1988-1994).” The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducted a National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey and the study was based on the data.

Are digital music players to blame?

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Hearing Loss, baby boomers’ payback for a noisier world

hearing loss.thumbnail Hearing Loss, baby boomers payback for a noisier world“Hearing loss is a price baby boomers are paying for a noisier world. 50 Million people may end up with hearing loss by 2050″ as reported by  Katie Couric’s (CBS NEWS).

Your hearing is possibly your most valuable sense after your eyesight. Because hearing loss is not always obvious it is widely misunderstood, yet many people are destined to have hearing problems at some stage in their lives.

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