• Noise is Difficult to Define

    Editor: Is it just me or are we suddenly being inundated with articles on noise and its effect on hearing loss? It seems that I see a related article at least once a week! I guess that’s good, if it means people are becoming aware of noise’s potential to damage hearing. Here’s a great article

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  • Medical Aspects of Hearing Loss

    Medical Aspects of Hearing Loss This portion of our website focuses on the medical aspects of hearing loss. Psychological and Psychosocial Implications of Hearing Loss Cochlear Implant Information Here’s a good introduction to deafness, including types, causes, and treatment. So how do we hear, anyway? Ever wonder why hearing aids aren’t covered by medical insurance?Want

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  • Tinnitus

    Tinnitus A condition that often accompanies hearing loss is tinnitus, which is a “phantom noise”. The intensity can vary from mild to overwhelming; the sound can be intermittent or continuous, musical or irritating, pure tone or a cacophony of noise. March 2013 – Neuromonics Introduces Device for Mild to Moderate Tinnitus March 2013 – University

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  • Meniere’s Disease

    Meniere’s Disease Meniere’s Disease is a syndrome that typically includes hearing loss as one of its symptoms. There are many variations in the course of the disease, so an individual’s symptoms may vary considerably from the norm.

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  • Causes

    Causes of Hearing Loss With all of the extraordinary medical advances of the past few decades, one might reasonably expect that medical professionals would be able to enumerate the causes of deafness. It’s true that they can recite a long list of things that can cause deafness. But it’s also surprising how often they are

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  • Audiology

    Audiology and People with Hearing Loss We all know what an audiologist is, right? She’s the person who tests our hearing and prescribes hearing aids to help those with hearing loss hear better. That may be the common perception, but there’s a bit more to it than that. The American Academy of Audiology Position Paper

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