Free Radicals, Stress, and Hearing Disorders

Today we conclude with Part 2 of Dr. Martin’s discussion of Oxidative Stress and Hearing Disorders   By Larry G. Martin, AuD We have been taught for many years now that if we eat foods high in antioxidants that we will reduce our risk factors for disease processes caused from free radical damage. More recent studies…

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What’s Stress Got to Do With it?

What Is Oxidative Stress? What is Nrf2 function? Can It Affect My Hearing & Balance? What Can I Do About It?   By Larry G. Martin, AuD   As a recently retired Doctor of Audiology who has worked in the hearing health care industry for nearly 30 years, I would never have guessed there would come a…

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Unmasking: Noise That Improves Hearing

By H. Christopher Schweitzer, Ph. D. Hearing professionals are in continuous combat with noise. Epic battles rage in perpetuity. From defending audiometric tests from ambient interference to providing consumers with better technology to “hear through the noise,” there is a never-ending quest to drive noise from the domain of hearing professionals. It is worthwhile to…

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