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Fresno California's Hear for Life Hearing Aid Centers Publishes Warnings about Medications that Lead to Hearing Loss
Date:12/31/2013

Fresno, CA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013

Ototoxic medications are drugs, whether prescription or over-the-counter (OTC), that are toxic to the ears. You can find more than 200 recognized ototoxic medications that are regularly used according to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASLHA). As a way to make it simpler for consumers to identify the possible ototoxic medications and drugs in their home, the Hearing Aid Dispensers at Hear for Life Hearing Aid Centers published Watch for Hearing Damage from these Medications: The Ototoxic List. Doug Hall's article is adapted from information provided by the clinical audiologists at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the Ototoxic Medications page of WebMD.com and highlights five classes of medications

Salicylates – Salicylates are commonly found in common pain relievers such as aspirin and in aspirin-containing medications. Hearing loss and tinnitus can be caused by high daily doses of medications containing salicylates.

Loop Diuretics – These are often used in the management of certain kidney conditions, heart failure, and high blood pressure.

NSAIDs – Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, often abbreviated NSAIDs, can result in temporary tinnitus and hearing loss in large quantities.

Aminoglycoside Antibiotics – Aminoglycoside antibiotics are used in the treatment of bacterial infections. The free radicals produced by these medications can lead to inner ear damage.

Chemotherapy Drugs – Irreversible hearing damage has been noted in many cancer treatment drugs, such as carboplatin, cyclophosphamide, cisplatin and bleomycin.

Any person struggling hearing problems in Fresno is urged to contact the hearing health care professionals at Hear for Life Hearing Aid Centers. Drugs are just one of many contributing factors hearing loss. A thorough hearing test and examination of the ear is needed to figure out the precise cause of each person's hearing loss.

About Hear For Life Hearing Aid Centers:
Hear For Life Hearing Aid Centers is a family owned and operated business serving Central California's hearing healthcare needs 1986. Our team members are experts in hearing care, and also in patient care so expect friendly smiles and white glove treatment. The goal at Hear For Life Hearing Aid Centers is to serve patients hearing needs with the best hearing technology at the most competitive prices. Contact any one of the ten Central CA Valley locations in Fresno, Bakersfield, Madera, Reedley, Porterville, Selma, Visalia, Tulare, Sanger or Delano.

Online at http://www.thehearingaidcenter.com.

Hear for Life Hearing Aid Centers
4836 N 1st St # 102
Fresno, CA 93726
(559) 943-1643

Hear for Life Hearing Aid Centers
4580 California Ave
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(559) 412-5916

Hear for Life Hearing Aid Centers
550 E Almond Ave #B
Madera, CA 93637
(888) 770-1012

Hear for Life Hearing Aid Centers
1592 11th St Ste D
Reedley, CA 93654
(888) 770-1012

Hear for Life Hearing Aid Centers
1205 Evergreen St
Selma, CA 93662
(888) 770-1012

Hear for Life Hearing Aid Centers
316 W Acequia Ave
Visalia, CA 93291
(888) 770-1012

Hear for Life Hearing Aid Centers
2502 Jensen Ave
Sanger CA 93657
(888) 770-1012

Hear for Life Hearing Aid Centers
557 W Morton Ave Ste A
Porterville, CA 93257
(800) 655-1755

Hear for Life Hearing Aid Centers
1070 N Cherry St
Tulare, CA 93274
(800) 655-1755

Hear for Life Hearing Aid Centers
1205 Garces Hwy #207
Delano, CA 93215
(800) 655-1755

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