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Iron Deficiency Could be Linked to Hearing Loss

In Uncategorized by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

What causes hearing loss? At first the answer seems simple. Your parents have hearing loss from working for years in noisy environments without proper hearing protection, and your kids have hearing loss from all those loud concerts they attend on the weekends. But there are other, more hidden causes of hearing loss. Nearly 20% of Americans struggle to hear, and …

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Hearing Loss Could Lead to Mobility Issues

In Uncategorized by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

Hearing Loss Could Lead to Mobility Issues Most people don’t think twice about running out to grab a coffee or a carton of milk. These daily errands are not a big deal for people with normal hearing, but for those with untreated hearing loss, it can become an obstacle. Our sense of hearing is always on, whether we realize it …

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Meds that Could Cause Hearing Loss

In hearing loss, Preventative Care by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

Be Aware: Meds That Could Cause Hearing Loss   An increased risk of hearing loss as a side effect of certain medications is gaining attention, as the public becomes aware that many commonly used drugs could cause permanent damage to their ears. It is estimated that 500,000 Americans suffer hearing loss as a result of ear-damaging medications each year. Pharmacists …