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Tinnitus

Tinnitus: Maybe It’s More Than Just Strange Noises In Your Head

Tinnitus is the medical name for the phantom sound in your ears. There is no one cause, but typically a symptom associated with loss of hearing. Continue reading

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Understanding Your Treatment Options for Tinnitus

 Approximately 45 million Americans suffer from tinnitus, which is the perception of sound where no outside sound source exists. This phantom sound is frequently identified as a ringing sound, but can also materialize as a buzzing, hissing, whistling, swooshing, or clicking. The first thing to understand about tinnitus is that it’s a symptom, not a disease. As a result, tinnitus more »

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Preventing work related hearing loss with high fidelity, custom-fit ear plugs

  85 decibels. That’s the sound intensity at which recurring exposure can trigger severe hearing damage. 100 decibels. That’s the sound degree hit by a rock show, which is not-so-good news for music players or concert goers. It’s also a component of a much larger problem: According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), about 30 million individuals in more »

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Hearing Aids

  Hearing aids have gone through a handful of iterations in their 200-plus year history. The technology that is deployed in hearing aids has historically been developed due to a devoted scientist who is either affected by hearing loss or has a loved one affected by hearing loss. For example, Alexander Graham Bell’s mother had significant hearing loss and his more »

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How Ibuprofen Can Lead to Hearing Loss

 There are many things that can cause hearing loss. From machines to music, there are some ways to protect ourselves against most of it. Yet, there is one cause of hearing loss that we actively integrate into our lives to alleviate some minor aches and pains: ibuprofen. Most people are unaware that this drug can lead to hearing loss when more »

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