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7/15/2016
Sound Frequency Bars Entering Human Ear
Did you know that Tinnitus affects 20% of Americans?  In 90% of those cases it is linked to hearing loss.  So... Read more...
 
 
Did you know that Tinnitus affects 20% of Americans?  In 90% of those cases it is linked to hearing loss.  So what is tinnitus?  How do you know if it is affecting you?  Well, the health gurus at Mercola.com have recently released an article explaining everything you could ever want to know about Tinnitus—chronic ringing or humming in your ears.   The article points out that one of the common causes of Tinnitus is exposure to loud noise, stating that, “If more people were aware of the risks, more would take steps to turn down the volume and give their ears a break.”  According to Dr. Larry Roberts of McMaster University:
 
"It's a growing problem and I think it's going to get worse … My personal view is that there is a major public health challenge coming down the road in terms of difficulties with hearing …
 
The levels of sound exposure that are quite commonplace in our environment, particularly among youth, appear to be sufficient to produce hidden cochlear injuries … The message is, 'Protect your ears’.”
 
Read more here: http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2016/06/30/tinnitus-treatment.aspx
Are you going to be at a concert this summer?  Consider ear plugs.  Are you listening to your ear buds while lying on the beach?  Turn the volume down, and consider giving your ears a break every now and then.  Steps we take now to help prevent damage to our ears will keep us in the conversation for years to come. 
CaptionCall is an active advocate for people with hearing loss.  We encourage people with hearing loss to seek treatment early and to actively manage their hearing health.  Our mission is to help people with hearing loss stay socially connected for a longer, happier, healthier life!
 
Written by John Apgar, Marketing Coordinator