Good hearing enhances well-being on many levels. It helps keep your mind stimulated (with music and movies, for example)…promotes social connectedness (through conversation and community events)…and helps keep you safe (in the event of a fire alarm or oncoming car, for instance).
That’s why we’ve compiled this guide of ear-protecting information from our top experts in the field. It explains exactly what you need to know to preserve your aural faculties—such as hearing-destroying medications to be wary of…the latest in personal sound amplifiers…a hidden hearing aid that you wear on your teeth…the nighttime strategy that helps tinnitus plus other ways to turn down that relentless ringing in your ears…the safest way to remove earwax might without risking a dangerous skull infection…and more…
Drugs and Illnesses That Put Hearing at Risk
Self-Test for Hearing Loss
Are These Common Pills Harming Your Hearing?
Protect Yourself From These Surprising Causes of Hearing Loss
You Could Go Deaf After Taking ED Drugs!
Surprisingly Dangerous Medicines
Poorly Controlled Diabetes Linked to Hearing Loss
Obese Teens at Risk for Hearing Loss
Devices Ears Love: Hearing Aids, Amplifiers and Special Phones
How to Convince a Loved One to Get a Hearing Aid
SoundBite Hearing Aid Worn Inside the Mouth
Don’t Feel Ready for a Hearing Aid: A Personal Sound Amplifier May Do the Job
Health Hazards of Hearing Loss—and Hearing Aids That Help
Best Home Phones for Seniors
Natural Way to Beat Ringing in the Ears
Help for Tinnitus
Brain Retraining Eases Tinnitus
Do-It-Yourself Tinnitus Treatment
Latest Tinnitus Treatment
Dealing with Earwax
Earwax Removal: A Simple Solution for Hearing Loss…and How to Do It Safely
Clean Your Ears!
How to Solve Your Earwax Problems