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Hearing Aids Help Tinnitus Sufferers

What is tinnitus? Tinnitus is the sense of hearing sound even in the absence of all external sounds. This sound is often described as roaring, ringing or buzzing and may vary from soft to loud, and low pitched to high pitched. Like pain, tinnitus is a symptom of an...

Are Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids Worth the Cost Savings?

In an effort to make hearing aids more accessible and cost-effective for people with self-perceived mild to moderate hearing loss, the FDA has created a new category for hearing devices called over-the-counter hearing aids (OTC HAs). This new class of products, also...

11 Surprising Conditions Linked with Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is routinely linked with noise exposure. While noise exposure is one of the leading causes of permanent hearing loss, there are a number of health conditions that are also linked with hearing loss. Hearing loss may be a direct result of the condition or...

7 Hearing Loss Myths—Busted

Many of us have a tendency to ignore or deny a problem exists with our health. Heath issues can be hard to admit to ourselves – and scary. Hearing loss is especially easy to deny as it often happens very gradually and we may not notice it at first. Our odds of having...

Types of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is hearing loss, right? Don’t be so sure. While the results are the same—you can’t hear as well as you used to—there are multiple types of hearing loss. This is important, because different types of hearing loss require different types of treatment. How...