Posted on Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Football player knocked down

Hearing loss is known to occur from age, trauma, loud music, and now it may also be a condition associated with aggressive sports. A recent investigation into hearing loss has revealed anecdotal evidence that supports the claim that violent sports that cause head trauma, specifically concussions, may lead to a greater incidence of hearing loss and tinnitus.

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Posted on Tuesday, February 17, 2015
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Tinnitus is the presence of sounds with no discernible source. There is no known cure for the phantom buzzing, whistling, whining sounds associated with tinnitus. There are, however, many different and effective ways to manage tinnitus, and in the past a reduction of caffeine was often recommended as one such way. But a new study might be tossing this old guideline out the window.

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Posted on Thursday, February 12, 2015
boy with auditory processing disorder rides bike

Children who have difficulty with learning and language may have an auditory processing disorder (APD) or what is also called a central auditory processing disorder (CAPD). An APD prohibits children from understanding and processing language in the average or expected way and is often compared to having dyslexia of the ear. There are specific tests and emerging treatments to help people with central auditory processing disorders.

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