What Exactly is Tinnitus?

TINNITUS EXPLAINED Tinnitus (pronounced “tin-it-tus”) is an abnormal noise in the ear.  It is extremely common – nearly 36 million Americans have tinnitus.  More than half of the normal population has intermittent tinnitus. Tinnitus may be in both ears or just in one ear. About 6% of the general population has what they consider to be … Continued

Could a drug prevent hearing loss?

Remarkably, by administering an experimental chemical found researcher’s found that they could prevent noise-induced deafness in the mice. Click Here to Read More

Sudden Hearing Loss Is a Medical Emergency

I awoke deaf in my left ear—completely deaf. I asked my husband if he thought it was anything to worry about and he said, “Not yet.” We didn’t know then that sudden hearing loss is a medical emergency. Click Here to Read More

How to Make Dining Out Easier if You Have Hearing Loss

One of the more challenging listening situations for individuals with a hearing loss is trying to communicate in a restaurant.  Even the most elegant restaurants tend to be on the noisy side.  Numerous conversations are going on all around you, dishes and silverware are constantly clattering, and music is playing in the background.  And being … Continued