Earbuds Can Damage Your Hearing

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Prevention, Research, Tips & Tricks

Earbuds Can Damage Your Hearing

Earbuds and headphones have become a common way we listen to music, our favorite podcasts, and watch videos. Though they are designed to make listening easier and more convenient, earbuds can harm your hearing health.  The ability to increase the volume on this device that is nestled so closely to your eardrum is what makes earbuds particularly dangerous. One of … Read More

A Healthy Diet May Support Better Hearing

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Community, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Prevention, Lifestyle

A Healthy Diet May Support Better Hearing

Hearing loss affects a huge number of Americans, easily ranking among the top public health concerns in the country. Most hearing loss is irreversible, though some is preventable. Noise-induced hearing loss, for instance, can be mitigated by using healthy hearing strategies, such as steering clear of dangerously noisy situations, and wearing ear protection. The leading cause of hearing loss aging … Read More

How to Prevent Hearing Loss & Reduce Its Impact

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Blog-post, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Prevention, Tips & Tricks

How to Prevent Hearing Loss & Reduce Its Impact

Hearing loss is one of the most significant public health issues in our society. About one-fifth of Americans report a degree of hearing loss. That is 48 million people who find hearing challenging in a society built for those with healthy hearing. What’s more, the incidence of hearing loss increases as people age. By age 65, one out of every … Read More

Understanding Hearing Loss in US Veterans

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Blog-post, Care and Maintenance, Community, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Prevention, Lifestyle, News, Tips & Tricks

Understanding Hearing Loss in US Veterans

On Veteran’s Day, November 11, Atlanta Hearing Doctor is proud to honor the brave service people who have dedicated their lives to the United States. We want to take this opportunity to thank members of our military and also gently raise awareness around an issue that affects 60% of US Veterans returning from combat zones. High Rates of Hearing Loss … Read More

Protect Yourself From Noise Pollution in Your Neighborhood

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Blog-post, Community, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Prevention, Lifestyle

Protect Yourself From Noise Pollution in Your Neighborhood

Many of us love that comforting feeling of pulling into our own neighborhood and driveway after a long or exhausting day. Our homes are our safe-havens, the place we go to rest, relax, and restore. Did you know that noise pollution can exist in your very own neighborhood or home, and can potentially cause damage to your hearing? Is your … Read More

Meds that Could Cause Hearing Loss

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Blog-post, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Prevention, News

Meds that Could Cause Hearing Loss

Many people are not aware of the extent of hearing loss worldwide – approximately 360 million people across the globe are affected by hearing loss, which constitutes over 5% of the earth’s population (World Health Organization). In the United States alone, approximately 15% of people aged 18 and over will report trouble hearing at some point in their lives (nidcd.nih.gov). … Read More

Rates of Hearing Loss Dropping in Younger Populations

Dr. Maria Wynens, Au.D.Blog-post, Hearing Loss Prevention, News

Rates of Hearing Loss Dropping in Younger Populations

Americans have become more aware of hearing loss and hearing health. From seniors to teens and everywhere in between, hearing loss can happen to anyone. It’s a myth that hearing loss is a problem only seniors face. Everyone faces occupational hearing hazards, and the strain of daily noise. Notoriously loud leisure activities like rock concerts or sports events also contributes … Read More