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Did You Hear That?: Learning to Live With Tinnitus

As many as 17% of us have experienced tinnitus. Ringing in the ears, unexplained noises that only you can hear. You hear it, or feel it in your head, even though theres no real...

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Vivatone Treats Tinnitus with Hearing Aids: Electronics Eliminate Ringing?

Think you got problems? Hows this for a doozy. Hearing loss (bad enough) AND tinnitus, the medical term for ringing in the ears. Great. Now you hear less and ring more. Its hard...

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Audition and Interior Decorating

I would like to know if there are some tips on furniture arrangement of a living/family room to promote better hearing for someone that has a moderate conductive hearing loss.

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Implant for Tinnitus?

I have heard that there is an implant which will effectively mask or eliminate the constant ringing of tinnitus. I have had this condition for 38 years. It would be nice to have some silence, finally. Any ideas other than supplements. Thanks.

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Managing the Sounds of Tinnitus

The sounds of tinnitus vary person to person and may consist of whistling, hissing, swooshing and ringing – sometimes all at once. There are options for treating this annoying condition.

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Tinnitus: Imaging Reveals How Brain Fails to Tune Out Ringing in the Ears

New research suggests that there may be a way to alleviate tinnitus, also known as ringing in the ears.

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Tinnitus Treatment: White Noise Therapy May Not Be Enough

Tinnitus, what many think of as ringing in the ears, is the perception of sound without any real acoustic stimulation. Sound masking therapy, a common component of tinnitus treatment, is of uncertain benefit when used on its own, a new evidence review finds.

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Lupus & Arthritis: Steroids Research Yields Hearing Loss Treatment Clues

New research on glucocorticoids show they may help improve hearing but don't seem to be acting on inflammation, leading researchers towards new hearing loss treatments possibilities.

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Tips and tricks: hearing in noisy environments

Hearing in noisy environments can be very difficult for people with hearing loss, but there are a few strategies and tricks that can make it easier. 

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Noise Induced Hearing Loss Treatment: Two Drugs May be Better than One

Certain combinations of drugs have been found to be effective in protecting against permanent noise-induced hearing loss, even at lower dosages.

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Will hearing aids help me?

I was told hearing aids won't help my hearing loss. Is that true?

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Connection between tinnitus and wisdom teeth?

Years ago I read that tinnitus can be caused when wisdom teeth are not being pulled. The teeth put pressure on nerves, and this causes the tinnitus. I've been told my wisdom teeth are severely impacted . I have suffered tinnitus since I was about age 16.

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Hearing Loss Treatment: Improves Marriages

A new British survey found that in marriages where one spouse has an untreated hearing loss, the other partner suffers as well. In fact, some of the respondents with hearing loss said that their partner had threatened to leave unless the hearing loss is treated.

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Treatment for a 5-yr. old with CAPD

I have a 5 year old daughter, just diagnosed with CAPD. The audiologist started to do therapy on her only three times, he then said she wasn't ready for therapy? I asked why and he said we should be further in progress that where we were, doing sounds.

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Steroid Treatment for Hearing Loss

Please explain the rationale behind using steroid treatments to treat hearing loss. Additionally, which types and degrees of hearing loss are most amenable to steroid treatment, and how soon after the onset of hearing loss must they be used for maximal ef

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How to tell if your loved one has hearing loss

Age-related hearing loss, or presbycusis, is common and natural.

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Hearing Loss Treatment: The Sooner the Better

Treatment for hearing loss is better done sooner than later. Nearly 23% in a recent hearing loss survey said hearing loss is affecting success at work, 25% said it is affecting their earnings, and 40% said that it has affected their home life.

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Hearing Loss: Stop The Domino Effect With Hearing Aids

Hearing loss can cause ailments such as depression and more if left untreated. Hearing aids can improve the quality of life for the wearer and those around them.

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Presbycusis: Hearing Loss That's Age Related

Hearing loss that's age related is called presbycusis. Simple steps can be taken to prevent hearing loss from occurring, as well as treat hearing loss once it occurs.

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Causes of Fungal Infection in the EAC

I have a client who has worn an ITE for many years. He recently obtained a new one and shortly after developed a fungal infection in his ear which he attributes to the device. What are the common causes of fungal infection in the ear and how does a hear

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