Tinnitus: Cause, Concern, and Treatment

What is Tinnitus? Tinnitus, the perception of sound without an external source, affects approximately sixty million Americans. These individuals report various sounds including ringing, buzzing, whistling, chirping, hissing, humming, roaring, or even shrieking. Tinnitus can be perceived to be steady or pulsatile, in one ear or both, constant or intermittent, and from within the head … Continue reading Tinnitus: Cause, Concern, and Treatment

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Smartphone Apps for People with Hearing Loss

For many people with hearing loss, even those who wear assistive technology such as hearing aids or cochlear implants, daily communication can be quite challenging, often exhausting, and at times present safety concerns. Smartphone technology has offered new ways and opportunities to ease communication for people with hearing loss. In fact, a smartphone itself can … Continue reading Smartphone Apps for People with Hearing Loss