Is Exercise Good for Your Hearing?

Is Exercise Good for Your Hearing?

We all know that exercising is good for our bodies. But we tend to think of our bodies in the context of what is good for our muscular health, cardiovascular health and general well being. Three recent studies have demonstrated a link between reduced physical activity...
Why Do My Ears Pop When I Fly?

Why Do My Ears Pop When I Fly?

Anyone who has ever flown in a plane has probably experienced the discomfort of fullness in your ears. This feeling is often followed by the sudden urge to “pop” your ears, sometimes the “popping” occurs spontaneously, and sometimes it requires some assistance. But...
Can You Prevent Hearing Loss?

Can You Prevent Hearing Loss?

More than 36 million Americans have hearing loss (some estimates place the number as high as 43 million).  More than half of those individuals are under the age of 65. One of the leading causes of hearing loss is exposure to excessive amounts of noise.  When you don’t...