Hearing Loss

What Is the Clicking in My Ear…Should I Be Concerned?

Are you experiencing crackling, buzzing, ringing, static, or clicking in the ear sound? If so, it could be that your hearing aid batteries need to be changed. But if you’re experiencing clicking in the ear and you don’t wear hearing aids, it could be an indicator of tinnitus. In either case, the team at North …

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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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Childhood Hearing Loss Statistics You Should See

While many of the infant and childhood hearing loss statistics are harrowing, there are several steps you can take to protect your child’s hearing and ensure they have a brighter future. The experts at North Shore Hearing P.C. offer a range of different hearing solutions designed for children, including a free hearing screening. Contact North …

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4 Hearing Loss Facts You Shouldn’t, Can’t & Don’t Want to Ignore

It’s fact — approximately 48 million Americans suffer from some degree of hearing loss. Those who suffer from hearing loss have reported negative impacts to virtually every other phase of life and dimension of the human experience. Even so, most people who suffer from hearing loss wait an average of 7 years before ever seeking …

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Six Really Famous People with Hearing Loss You’d Never Expect

If you suffer from hearing loss, you’re not alone! A sobering 48 million Americans suffer from one or another form of hearing loss. In fact, your favorite actor, athlete, or celebrity may suffer from some level of hearing loss. Continue reading to learn more about famous people with hearing loss and a brief description of the type …

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Conductive Hearing Loss

Understanding the Levels of Hearing Loss and Treatments for Each

Hearing loss is generally described as a partial or total inability to hear sounds or noises and can occur suddenly, e.g., noise-induced hearing loss, or gradually with age. This condition can occur in children, teenagers, younger adults, and even infants. Loss of hearing can make it difficult for you to communicate or respond within your …

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