Tag: sudden hearing loss

How You Lose Your Hearing As You Age

The following is a guest post from John O’Connor. Hearing loss is one of the symptoms of aging. åÊIt should not be taken for granted. åÊThis dysfunction of the hearing organs can be dangerous. åÊIt can also be prevented. How can hearing loss affect your life? Sometimes, hearing loss is...

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Musical Training Can Overcome Hearing Loss

Eline de Ruite, Getty Images A study published in the journal Neurobiology of Aging shows that lifelong musical training ‰ÛÓ particularly when continued late in life ‰ÛÓ can help overcome age-related hearing loss. Researchers at Northwestern University’s Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory measured how the brains of young musicians, older musicians and...

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