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When To Consider an Audiology Consultation

Hearing loss is common, especially as we age. Because hearing loss can come on suddenly, you may not realize you have it. Keep reading to find out whether it’s time for you to have your hearing checked.

Aug 5th, 2021
Understanding Ménière’s Disease

If you’ve never heard of Ménière’s disease, you’re not alone. This disorder, which affects the inner ear, which is not well-known, can cause alarming symptoms such as hearing loss and severe vertigo.

Jul 19th, 2021
Do You Have Tinnitus?

This common condition can cause buzzing, whirring, humming, and other sounds in one or both of your ears. Keep reading to learn what tinnitus is and what treatment options are available.

May 10th, 2021
Who Needs Assistive Listening Devices?

Hearing aids are just one type of technology available to help you hear better. A variety of high-tech assistive listening systems can make it easier for you to hear the things that matter most to you. Keep reading to learn more!

Apr 7th, 2021
Adjusting to Life With Hearing Aids

Wearing hearing aids can take some getting used to. But your patience will pay off. Improving your hearing can help you feel less isolated and may even contribute to physical and cognitive health. Keep reading to learn more!

Mar 7th, 2021
4 Causes of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss afflicts many adults, including half of those over age 75. Learn about 4 common causes of hearing loss including loud noise, which is the most prevalent contributor to age-related hearing loss.

Feb 8th, 2021
Misophonia: Is It All in Your Head?

Misophonia is an emotional overreaction to sound, but it’s not necessarily related to hearing loss. Learn about this puzzling condition and innovative psychological and auditory treatments used to manage it.

Jan 6th, 2021
What Do All These Phantom Noises Mean?

Do you notice ringing, buzzing, or other sounds that you hear in your ears even though they are not present in your environment? Keep reading to learn what those phantom noises may mean, and how to deal with them.

Dec 2nd, 2020
7 Causes of Hyperacusis and the Best Treatment Options

Don’t be surprised if you haven’t heard of hyperacusis. Many people haven’t. But it’s worth knowing about because if you have it, it can interfere with your quality of life. Fortunately, treatment can help manage it.

Nov 5th, 2020
What Happens if I Fail My Hearing Evaluation?

A hearing evaluation checks for hearing loss, problems with your ears, and other factors that can affect how well you hear. Keep reading to discover what happens if your evaluation uncovers concerns about your hearing.

Oct 7th, 2020
What to Expect at Your Hearing Test

A hearing test can identify various types of hearing and ear-related conditions, from hearing loss to excess earwax buildup. Keep reading to learn what’s involved in a hearing test, and what happens if problems are uncovered.

Jul 15th, 2020
What is Hyperacusis?

Are you annoyed by sounds that don’t bother other people? You may have hyperacusis, a condition associated with hypersensitivity to sound. Keep reading to find out how hyperacusis is diagnosed and treated.

Jun 22nd, 2020
What Can I Do About Tinnitus?

Are you bothered by ringing or buzzing in your ears? Does it interfere with your ability to concentrate or work? If so, you may have tinnitus. Keep reading to discover what you can do to find relief.

Mar 10th, 2020
Misophonia: Why Certain Sounds Drive Some People Crazy

Misophonia is a disease that isn’t well-known, isn’t much studied, and there’s even disagreement about if it’s a disorder or a subset of another disorder. If you have an unusually strong emotional response to some sounds, you may want to know more.

Jan 3rd, 2020