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Tinnitus: Treatment and Prevention

Tinnitus: Treatment and Prevention

An estimated 50 million Americans suffer from tinnitus, which causes a person to perceive noise in one or both ears when no external sound exists. The noise can occur intermittently or persistently and can interfere with sleep and concentration, and has been linked with stress and depression. The condition is

7. Treatment

Despite reports of promising new therapies for Alzheimer’s disease, there is still no cure. One or more of the drugs currently being tested may offer hope, but the results of those studies are still a few years away. In the meantime, there are drugs that can treat some of the

Memory Maximizers: Protecting Your Hearing; Mental Acuity

Study: Protect Your Hearing To Preserve Your Mind
Hearing loss impairs the absorption of information—the first step in the process of learning and remembering—and, thus, can have serious cognitive consequences. That’s why getting regular hearing examinations and taking steps to reverse hearing loss with hearing aids is especially important in older

Avoid the Pain of Shingles by Getting Vaccinated

About one-third of Americans will develop shingles in their lifetime, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Older adults are more at risk, but getting vaccinated against shingles, which the CDC recommends for those 60 and older, can reduce your risk of developing it by half. “The

The Hearing – Balance Connection

Not hearing well reduces your awareness of what’s happening in the world around you. Whether you have a vestibular disorder or some other type of hearing loss, the lack of auditory awareness appears to con-tribute to fall risk, according to recent research published in the journal The Laryngoscope. The small

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