What’s that Ringing in My Ear? Tinnitus

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Tinnitus: Tinnitus is a fairly common medical condition characterized by the perception of a persistent ringing, buzzing, whistling or clicking sound in the ears. This annoying hearing sensation that persists with no external sound present affects approximately 15% of the general population. There is a great deal of misunderstanding concerning this condition; contrary to popular belief, Tinnitus is not a … Read More

Preparing for Your Appointment with a Hearing Care Provider

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Women inspecting child's ear with otoscope tool

Published on November 27th, 2017 – Hearing Review For many, visiting a hearing care professional for the first time is a stressful or anxiety-filled experience. Patients may not know what to expect at their first appointment. They are still coming to terms with a potential hearing loss diagnosis. How can patients be advised to make the most of their appointment … Read More

JAMA’ Study Shows Gap Between Reported Hearing Loss and Treatment

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Buzzing, inattentiveness, failure to respond, muffled hearing, isolation, ringing, frustration, avoiding conversation, depression

Published on November 25, 2017-Hearing Review Bottom Line: Nearly a third of about 40 million adults in the United States who report hearing difficulties have not seen a specialist for their hearing problems, JAMA Network announced on its website. Why The Research Is Interesting: Hearing loss is extremely common and is associated with negative physical, social, cognitive, economic, and emotional … Read More