Tag Archives: Hearing

Viagra and hearing loss

If you take Viagra or another similar medication for erectile dysfunction, be aware that you’re at an increased risk of developing a hearing condition known as sudden sensorineural hearing loss. Erectile dysfunction drugs and hearing loss Talk to your doctor right away if youexperience hearing loss after takingViagra or a similar drug. Any of the… Read More »

The dangerous link between smoking and hearing loss

Smoking is a well-established risk factor for hearing loss. Studies have shown that time and again exposure to cigarette smoke–whether directly, secondhand, or even in utero–can have a big impact on a person’s hearing health. Smoking can contribute to poor health, including hearing loss. For example, Reuters News reported last year that smokers were 60 percent more likely… Read More »

Tips for driving safely with hearing loss

How much do you rely on your hearing when you drive? Probably more than you know. Although your sense of sight is undoubtedly the most important when behind the wheel, your sense of hearing helps you detect approaching emergency vehicles, hear the blaring horn of an impatient driver or realize that your turn signals are engaged.… Read More »

The Super Bowl and hearing loss

It should come as no surprise that football is loud. If you’re lucky enough to have scored tickets to the big game, you’ll enjoy it in the company of thousands of excited, screaming fans at the stadium. More likely, you’ll be watching at a noisy, crowded bar or on your living room couch surrounded by enthusiastic friends. … Read More »