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Understanding Tinnitus

What is tinnitus? Tinnitus is the medical term for the sensation of hearing sound in your ears when no external sound is present. Tinnitus affects 50 million Americans (nearly one in six of us). Most sufferers describe the sound as “ringing in the ears,” though others...
Making Sense of Your Audiogram

Making Sense of Your Audiogram

An audiogram is the standard test to measure and understand a person’s hearing loss. An audiogram is a graph that shows the softest sounds a person can hear at different pitches or frequencies. Each sound a person hears has a different pitch and loudness. An audiogram...

Accepting And Affording Hearing Loss: An Uphill Battle

Life can be difficult for the hearing impaired, and is often accompanied by isolation and increased social anxiety. Even though hearing loss is a common problem with many available treatment options, most people let it go for more than 10 years before seeking a...