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Tips for Friends and Family Members of People with Hearing Loss

Coping with hearing loss is difficult for those experiencing hearing loss but also for the family members and friends of those with hearing loss. People suffering from hearing loss often report feeling embarrassed or angry and many times have extreme anxiety in social settings leading to social isolation. However, how often do we stop to […]

How NSAID Pain Relievers Can Lead To Hearing Loss

NSAID pain relievers such as ibuprofen and acetaminophen are the go to solutions for many aches and pains that we experience daily such as sore muscles or headaches. Research shows that we may want to start rethinking how often we take these pain relievers. A study published in American Journal of Advanced Epidemiology showed that […]

Hearing Loss Education: Hearing Loss in the Classroom

Hearing loss can affect people of all ages, it does not strictly affect one age group over another. Many children and young adults deal with the everyday complications of hearing loss. People of all ages suffer from the complications of hearing loss and trying to receive an education. Many children can receive the aid they […]

Myths about Hearing Loss

Myth: I’ll just have some minor surgery like my friend did, and then my hearing will be okay. A lot of people know someone whose hearing got better after medical or surgical treatment. Yes, some types of hearing loss can be successfully treated through surgery, but unfortunately, this only applies to a small percentage of […]

About Tinnitus

What is Tinnitus? Tinnitus is the perception of sound in the ear when there is no related external sound; some call it “ringing in the ears.” Tinnitus is not a disease, but a hearing loss condition that can result from a wide range of underlying causes. Surprising to most, this hearing loss condition affects approximately […]

Did You Know There Are Various Types of Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss affects about one out of every 10 Americans. For those over 65 years of age, the ratio is nearly one in three. But did you know that there are varying degrees and different types of hearing loss? Some hearing losses can be treated medically while others may be permanent. Hearing loss is classified […]

Ear wax Can Cause Hearing Loss

One often overlooked cause of hearing loss  is the excess buildup of wax in the ear. Ear wax can cause blockage in the ear canal which can result in temporary hearing loss. Ear wax is normal and is produced by glands in the ear canal.  Ear wax is actually very beneficial to your hearing health. […]