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Too Much Noise: Bad for Your Ears and for Your Heart

We’ve long known that too much noise — too loud and for too long — damages our ears and our ability to hear.

But did you know that it also may pose a risk to your heart?

That's right. A growing body of research shows that people with long-term exposure to loud noise may be more likely to develop heart disease. 

The "Hearing Bone's" Connected to the What?

Once upon a time, before people knew any better, they thought that hearing loss was simply a part of growing older—something not worth doing much about.

They were wrong.

Turns out, hearing loss isn’t fussy about age. More than half of us with hearing loss are still in the workforce. And hearing loss is a much bigger deal than we ever imagined. We need to take it seriously.

Embrace Life and Hear the Joy This Holiday Season, Get Your Hearing Tested with a Loved One, BHI Urges

Washington, DC, November 13, 2013—Getting your hearing tested with a loved one may be the most precious and uplifting gift you can give—or get—this holiday season, says the Better Hearing Institute (BHI). No doubt, it will be among the very best things you—and your loved one—can do to safeguard an active, healthy, engaging lifestyle.

Keep Your Mind Sharp—Address Hearing Loss

Dementia-Hearing Loss Link Warrants Routine Hearing Checks, BHI Stresses for National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

Stay Active for a Youthful Heart and Hearing

BHI Urges Millennials, Gen Xers, and Baby Boomers in Recognition of American Heart Month

Don’t Let Unaddressed Hearing Loss Spiral Into Depression

Don't Let Unaddressed Hearing Loss Spiral into Depression, BHI Cautions, Urging Gen Xers and Baby Boomers to Get Their Hearing Checked