What the Sound of Metal Got Right & Wrong About Hearing Loss

Directed by Darius Marder, the Sound of Metal portrays a heavy-metal drummer’s life that is thrown into free fall when he begins to lose his hearing. The award-winning Sound of Metal is based on Derek Cianfrance’s unfinished docufiction called Metalhead.  In the movie, we watch as Ruben— a recovering addict and career punk drummer— battles …

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OTC Medications and Hearing Loss: Here’s What You Should Know

When you are feeling lower back aches or suffering from a headache, chances are you naturally reach for some OTC medication available in your cabinet? But did you know some OTC medications and hearing loss are related?  At North Shore Hearing P.C., we often get asked by clients about whether certain products or illnesses can …

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COVID-19 & Hearing Loss: Is There a Connection?

The coronavirus has continually been linked to several long-term complications, but is there a link between COVID-19 and hearing loss? Researchers already are aware that different types of bacterial infections and viral infections can lead to sudden hearing loss. While older coronaviruses, such as MERS and SARS, appear to not cause hearing loss or complications, …

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These Factors Impact Hearing Aid Lifespan

Did you know that several factors can impact hearing aid lifespan? Even so, hearing aids absolutely have the potential to improve daily quality of life for anyone considered an ideal candidate. In fact, it’s estimated most instances of hearing loss can be managed to some extent with appropriately fitted and adjusted hearing aids.  And while …

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Waterproof vs Water Resistant Hearing Aids: You Need to Hear This!

Just because you wear hearing aids doesn’t mean you shouldn’t enjoy summer fun, and water-resistant hearing aids may be the perfect solution. However, what does water-resistant hearing aids really mean?  Does water-resistance mean the hearing aids are waterproof? Is there a difference? At North Shore Hearing P.C., we’ve created a quick, easy-to-read guide to water-resistant …

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