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How To Manage Tinnitus and Improve Your Daily Life

Characterized by ringing or buzzing in the ears, tinnitus can be a frustrating and challenging condition to live with. Although people with tinnitus can often ‘hear’ noises, these sounds don’t have an external cause. As a result, people with tinnitus typically experience on-going irritation due to the presence of a sound that isn’t really there. […]

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Fitting Hearing Aids for Children: Special Considerations

Having an appropriately audiologically fit hearing aid is one of the most important things for a successful outcome when wearing hearing aids. Fit determines not only the patient’s physical comfort level (and therefore likelihood of actually wearing the hearing aid) but also the actual sound quality and functioning of the hearing aid. Because children grow […]

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Special Considerations for Veterans’ Hearing Health

As we’ve discussed previously, veterans are one of the most common demographics affected by hearing loss. Roughly a million veterans receive benefits related to hearing loss annually, which should give you a sense of the scale of the issue. Yet, not enough veterans get their hearing checked often enough and get the hearing loss treatment […]

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More Links Between Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline in Elders

We’ve talked before about the important research taking place about hearing loss in older age and associated cognitive decline. Before this research first started coming out, hearing loss was viewed as a mere inconvenience whose symptoms could be treated to whatever satisfactory level the patient was interested in (with a significant number of people never […]

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Working Remotely While Suffering from Hearing Loss

During the current pandemic, many people have managed to hold on to their office jobs by being able to work remotely. Use of teleconferencing services like Zoom, Teams, and Skype has skyrocketed as people try to meet with colleagues and clients virtually. Whether it’s lagging video, poor sound, people covering up their faces as they […]

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