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“Put your listening ears on!” frustrated parents often say. But some kids aren’t deliberately tuning out Mom and Dad—they really can’t hear them. If you suspect your child has a hearing problem, get it checked out, experts advise. Even minor hearing loss can affect a child’s ability to learn and also lead to other problems. “A child with just minor hearing loss can be missing 50 percent of the classroom discussion,” said Jackie Clark, president of the American Academy of Audiology.
Having a history of migraines may play a role in the development of cochlear disorders, according to new research published in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. Observing 5000 participants, researchers determined that migraines were associated with an increased risk of developing a cochlear disorder, such as tinnitus, sensorineural hearing impairment, or sudden deafness.
Music has remarkable benefits. It can boost your mood, motivate you to complete a task, or soothe you when you need to relax. Many studies across the globe have even linked listening to music with restoring memory loss, pain management and reducing stress and depression.