Hearing Loss


The Most Common Myths About Tinnitus

The Most Common Myths About Tinnitus

September 18, 2019    Ask the Audiologist, Audiology, Health and Hearing loss, Hearing Loss, Hearing Tips, Tinnitus

MYTH: There is nothing I can do about my tinnitus.

FACT: Many people complain to health care professionals about ringing or buzz-ing in their ears and are told that there is little they can do about it. “Tinnitus is just something you will have to deal with,” they say. “Try to ignore it.” But the fact is that there is a LOT you can do to lessen the effects of tinnitus.

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How can I tell if I am around noise that is “too loud”?

How can I tell if I am around noise that is “too loud”?

July 24, 2019    Health and Hearing loss, Hearing Loss, Hearing Tips

Which sounds are considered “loud but not harmful” and which are considered “harmful for your hearing”?  How am I supposed to know?

Power tools, lawn mowers, carpentry tools, concerts, loud music, firearms, sporting events, noise from our jobs …there is potentially “harmful noise” all around us. But fear not! There are ways to measure how loud these sounds are, how long we can safely be around them, and when we need to put in hearing protection.

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Does Your Doctor Talk To You About Hearing Loss?

Does Your Doctor Talk To You About Hearing Loss?

July 10, 2019    Audiology, Hearing Loss

What can YOU do? We encourage you to prompt your doctor to screen you for hearing loss, or simply asking about hearing loss would be helpful. It can be hard to admit you are experiencing hearing difficulty, or maybe you don’t even notice it, but it’s always a good idea to talk to you doctor about it. Your doctor may even appreciate hearing about your experiences and be eager to help!

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Tips for Traveling with Hearing Loss

Tips for Traveling with Hearing Loss

May 22, 2019    Hearing Loss, Hearing Tips

Traveling is typically a fun activity but it can often be stressful for those with hearing loss and hearing aids. With a little extra planning, people with hearing loss can enjoy travel just as much as anyone else.  Read this week’s article for traveling tips to keep your travel stress free!

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5 Comorbidities of hearing loss

5 Comorbidities of hearing loss

May 15, 2019    Health and Hearing loss, Hearing Loss, Hearing Tips

Hearing loss often co-exists with other health issues known as co-morbidities.

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