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Eleven strategies to improve sleep when you have tinnitus

There are few things in life more frustrating than tossing and turning in bed when you just want ...

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How to treat temporary hearing loss

Temporary hearing loss has many potential causes. Treating it depends on the underlying problem. Here are some options for dealing with it quickly.

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Why two hearing aids are better than one

Wearing two hearing aids makes sense if you have hearing loss in both ears. Here are all the reasons why two is better than one.

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Essential oils for tinnitus and hearing loss: Will they help?

Many articles make claims about essential oils for hearing loss, tinnitus, vertigo and ear infections. Find out what the research says.

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Hearing loss in one ear: Living with single-sided deafness

Also known as unilateral hearing loss, single-sided deafness carries unique challenges, such as being unable to pinpoint where sound is coming from.

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Sudden hearing loss in one ear: Act fast

What you need to know about sudden onset hearing loss, from the symptoms to the causes to the treatments.

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5 early signs of hearing loss

How can you tell if you have hearing loss? Only a qualified hearing health professional can tell you for sure, but here are five signs you may not be hearing your best.

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Tinnitus and suicidal thoughts: What to do when life feels overwhelming.

For people with severe or persistent tinnitus, suicidal thoughts can occur. Learn how to recognize the signs and tips for coping.

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8 tips for dealing with restaurant noise when you wear hearing aids

If you are missing half of what is being said due to a noisy restaurant, here are some hearing tips to keep you in the conversation while out on the town.

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The AidKeeper: One man's journey to create an indestructible hearing aid case

If you're looking for a hearing aid case that's practically indestructible, entrepreneur and hearing aid wearer Calvin Huit has designed the AidKeeper with you in mind.

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Back-to-school checklist for kids with hearing loss

Does your child wear hearing aids or have cochlear implants? These tips and backpack essentials will get your family ready for a new school year.

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Facing the fear of hearing loss with Meniere’s and tinnitus

Living with Meniere's disease means living with the constant threat of hearing loss. How do you overcome the fear and learn to accept what you can't always control?

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How hearing loss can affect two ears differently

When some people begin to notice they are experiencing hearing loss, they may realize that they have more hearing loss in one ear than the other.

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The link between iron deficiency anemia and hearing loss

People with iron-deficiency anemia are twice as likely to have hearing loss than those without the blood disorder, though researchers are still investigating why.

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Understanding acoustic neuromas

Acoustic neuromas are small, benign tumors that can cause hearing loss, problems with balance, facial numbness, headaches and fatigue.

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What is the difference between hearing aids and cochlear implants?

If hearing aids haven’t improved your ability to hear effectively, ask your hearing health professional if you’re a candidate for a cochlear implant.

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Autism, auditory processing disorder and your child’s hearing health

Because ASD affects each child differently, seek help from your hearing healthcare professional if you believe your child is having difficulty with their hearing.

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Need an audiologist but can't travel? Telehealth may be an option

There’s a whole new way to communicate with an audiologist: by video. Known as telehealth audiology, it's growing in popularity for rural or housebound patients.

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My experience trying out CROS hearing aids for single-sided deafness

My experience wearing a CROS hearing aid to help with my single-sided deafness. Ultimately, I decided the device's disadvantages outweighed its advantages.

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How do I get water out of my ears?

Did you go swimming and now water is stuck in your ears? It happens to some people more than others. Learn why it happens and what to do about it.

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Top 10 summer activities that are dangerous to your hearing

Many popular summertime activities come with a risk of hearing loss. Are your favorites on our list?

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What is a hearing aid telecoil and why would I want one?

When used in tandem with a hearing loop, hearing aid telecoils can dramatically enhance your listening experience in public places by piping audio-system sounds directly to your hearing aids.

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7 tips for getting used to your new hearing aids

It can take awhile to get used to hearing aids, especially if you've never worn them before. These 7 tips will speed up your acclimation.

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5 ways to protect your hearing this Fourth of July

Fireworks and Fourth of July go together, but the celebration doesn't have to result in hearing loss. Find out how to prevent hearing loss during loud fireworks displays.

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