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The Auditory System Have you ever wondered how the auditory system helps us hear and maintain balance? Each part of the ear plays a critical role in the way we interpret sound from our environment and manage our equilibrium. Learning about our complex auditory system and...

How Hearing Works in the EarBefore we dive into what the human hearing frequency range is, it’s a good idea to have a basic understanding of how hearing works. Our environment transmits sound waves to our brains. These sound waves travel from our outer ear...

What is Unilateral Hearing Loss? Unilateral hearing loss is when someone experiences hearing loss in only one ear. It is often referred to as one-sided hearing loss or single-sided hearing loss. The level of severity varies amongst people from mild to profound. If the unilateral hearing...

How Do You Sleep With Tinnitus Have you laid in bed at night where all you can hear is the ringing and chirping sound in your head?  You try to ignore it, but the room is dead silent and all your mind can do is focus in...

Will 3D printed hearing aids help give access to people suffering from age related hearing loss? 3D printed hearing aids may be another more affordable solution for individuals suffering from age related hearing loss. Hearing aids on the market are expensive and hard to access. They...

What is Bilateral Tinnitus? Tinnitus is the perception of noise or ringing in the ears when there is no external noise present. It can often sound like ringing, buzzing, roaring, clicking, hissing, or humming. Bilateral tinnitus is when a person experiences tinnitus in both ears, which...

Low Frequency Hearing Loss There are various types of hearing loss. Low frequency hearing loss is a rarer hearing loss condition that affects your ability to hear deeper or lower-pitched sounds. When you have this type of hearing loss, you have trouble hearing lower frequencies of...

What is a Rinne Test?The Rinne test is commonly recommended to determine if an individual has hearing loss in one ear (unilateral hearing loss). The test compares the two different ways that the ear receives sound from our environment. It is used to test for...

Does Tinnitus Go Away?There are millions of Americans who live with tinnitus, making it one of the most common medical conditions in the U.S. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. It is estimated that 15% of the population (around 50 million people) has...

What is Sudden Sensorineural hearing Loss?Sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSHL) should always be treated as a medical emergency. This doesn’t mean you have to rush to the emergency room in the middle of the night, but rather that you should see your doctor within a...

What is Mixed Hearing Loss?Mixed hearing loss is the combination of sensorineural hearing loss and conductive hearing loss. Sensorineural hearing loss is caused by nerve-related problems to the inner ear, while conductive hearing loss is caused by problems to the middle and outer ear. Therefore,...

5 Best Concert Ear PlugsThe thrill of listening to music live, immersed in the ambience and sounds of your favorite artist is one of the great joys of life. However, it’s important when enjoying music that you are also protecting your hearing. Repeated exposure to...

What is High Frequency Hearing Loss?  There are various types of hearing loss. High frequency hearing loss is hearing loss that affects your ability to hear higher-pitch sounds. When you have high frequency hearing loss, you can not hear higher frequencies of 2,000Hz or higher. People...

8 Resources for Veterans with TinnitusThe U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs estimates that more than 2.7 million veterans receive disability benefits for hearing loss or tinnitus. Contrary to belief, post traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury and physical injuries are not the most common service...

COVID-19 Drugs Side Effects: Hearing loss and Tinnitus As we learn more and more about COVID-19, we are starting to realize the vast differences in reactions and symptoms in each person. The reported symptoms range from respiratory issues and loss of taste and smell to aches,...

5 Resources for Veterans with Hearing LossHearing loss and tinnitus are the most common service-related medical issues for military veterans. According to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, more than 2.7 million veterans receive disability benefits for hearing loss or tinnitus. It is estimated that the...

When people talk about invisible hearing aids, they are usually referring to invisible-in-canal (IIC) hearing aids....

How hearing works in the ear. Before we get into what sensorineural hearing loss is, it's a good idea to have a basic understanding of how hearing works. Our hearing works by transmitting sound waves from our environment to our brain. These sound waves travel...

If you are hearing impaired, you may have struggled to find quality headphones that work for you. To help you on your search for the perfect headphones, we’ve compiled a list of the most popular and best headphones for the hearing impaired, taking into account...

Tinnitus is the perception of noise or ringing in the ears. It can be perceived as buzzing, roaring or scratching sound (among others). It is an internal sound that can affect one or both ears intermittently or continuously....

Hearing loss can start at any age and has been associated with other health problems such as cardiovascular disease, cognitive decline, including Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia. So, what can we do to help support our hearing wellness? That’s right, eating foods that can help your...

Headphones for TinnitusUsing standard headphones and earbuds when you have tinnitus can affect the sound quality of the media being played and potentially exacerbate your tinnitus. With that in mind, we’ve created a list of different headphone technologies that have been shown to maintain a...

Reports of Beirut Explosion Causing Hearing DamageMore than 150 innocent people have lost their lives, more than 5,000 have been physically injured and many more are dealing with the mental and economic injury that this devastating explosion has caused. In addition to these injuries, reports...

How To Improve Your Hearing NaturallyHave you ever caught yourself saying “what” or “huh” when speaking with friends and family? Has anyone ever mentioned that the television or the music was too loud? Or maybe you or your loved ones have experienced frustrating miscommunications about...

What does it mean when your ears ring? What does it mean when your ears ring? If you have experienced this strange noise coming from what feels like inside your ear or head, you may be experiencing something called Tinnitus...

Meniere’s Disease: History, Symptoms and ReliefA French physician, Prosper Ménière, identified the disorder in 1861. He had discovered that the disease was linked to the inner ear and not the brain, as so many had previously thought. The causes of Ménière’s disease is unknown, however, scientists...

Ear ProtectionExposure to loud noise is a common cause of hearing loss in adults. Known as noise induced hearing loss, it is the second most common form of sensorineural hearing loss after age-related hearing loss (presbycusis). It can happen in both recreational and occupational environments...

Bluetooth Hearing Aids Bluetooth enabled hearing aids allow you to connect your hearing aids to your Apple and Android devices using Bluetooth technology to stream calls, music and other audio directly from your smartphone or tablet to your hearing aids. They offer a range of extended capabilities...

Does Covid-19 Cause Tinnitus and Hearing Loss?According to a recent study supported by the NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Center, a significant number of patients have reported having trouble with their hearing eight weeks after being discharged from the hospital.The study was conducted by Wythenshawe Hospital,...

How Hearing WorksHearing begins with the outer ear. The outer ear consists of two parts: the pinna and the ear canal. The pinna and the ear canal can naturally boost sound levels up to a frequency of 3,000 Hz. This is very helpful for everyday...

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