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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Many Claims, Little Proof: Hearing Loss, Tinnitus and Nutritional Supplements

By Maurice H. Miller, Ph.D. The creators of various nutritional supplements often make claims of being able to treat and cure hearing loss and tinnitus with antioxidants. They suggest that their treatment modalities will result in eliminating the need for hearing aids. Those of us who have been around for some time can attest to…

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Tis the Season: Consider Giving the Gift of Hearing

By Kevin M. Liebe Usually by this time of the year, no doubt, you’ve already received countless requests for donations from a myriad of wonderful and deserving non-profit organizations across the country. Organizations like the Salvation Army, the Union Gospel Mission and many, many others come to mind. However, in keeping with the hearing theme…

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