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5 quality of life hacks for tinnitus sufferers

Living with tinnitus is a challenge, but there are lots of helpful life hacks you can do right now to improve quality of life with tinnitus.

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Hearing aids with domes: Are they right for me?

Some hearing aids come with domes that sit snugly inside your ear. They're best suited for people with mild-to-moderate hearing loss.

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What are hearing aid earmolds?

Some hearing aids come with custom-fit earmolds that sit snugly inside your ear. Learn why an earmold might be the best option for you and how to troubleshoot any problems.

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Five habits that can harm your hearing health

Need a reason to improve your health and break some bad habits? These five bad health habits in particular are all linked to hearing loss.

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The dog ate my hearing aid! Surprising ways people lose their hearing aids

Hearing aids are easy to lose. Here's how to keep your hearing aids safe, and what to do if you lose your hearing aids.

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Is there a relationship between BPPV and Meniere's disease?

Both benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) and Meniere's disease can both cause bouts of severe dizziness and vertigo, but are the two conditions related?

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Risk factors for hearing loss that may surprise you

Some risk factors for hearing loss are understandable—think aging, excessive noise exposure, or traumatic brain injury—but other risks aren’t always so obvious.

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Vaping and hearing loss: Is there a link?

With reports of vaping and sudden hearing loss on the rise, what does the evidence say?

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Viagra and hearing loss

Research shows that Viagra and similar drugs increase your risk of sudden hearing loss, tinnitus and dizziness.

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Hearing aids for profound hearing loss

If you have severe or profound hearing loss, your hearing care professional will likely recommend power or super power hearing aids. Today's power models are small and discreet.

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Obesity and hearing loss: What's the connection?

Obesity may increase the risk of other health conditions that are linked to hearing loss, such as high blood pressure and diabetes. 

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Can CBD treat tinnitus?

Medical science says the jury is still out on CBD, but some tinnitus sufferers say they have all the proof they need.

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Join a 2019 Walk4Hearing event to support people with hearing loss

When you join a Walk4Hearing event, the money you raise will help provide support for people with hearing loss.

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Hearing loss is exhausting? I was skeptical—until I took a hearing test

Even with normal hearing, taking a hearing test can be mentally draining. The experience helped Healthy Hearing Managing Editor Joy Victory understand why hearing loss should always be treated.

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The dangerous links between smoking and hearing loss

Smoking is a well-established risk factor for hearing loss. Studies have shown that time and again exposure to cigarette smoke--whether directly, secondhand, or even in utero--can have a big impact on a person's hearing health.

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Have sleep apnea? You might have hearing loss, too

Hearing loss and sleep apnea appear strongly linked, according to several studies published in the past few years. 

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Spring allergies and weather changes: Are your ears ready?

Springtime brings barometric pressure changes, seasonal allergies and wet weather—all of which can impact people who wear hearing aids.

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Tinnitus habituation: How to tune out the ringing in your ears

Thanks to a mental process called habituation, you can get to a place where your tinnitus stops bothering you entirely, where your brain just stops paying attention to it and it fades from your awareness.

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Cochlear implant recipients reconnect to music with new app

A new app called Bring Back the Beat helps cochlear implant wearers reconnect with music using a series of focused attention and listening practice games.

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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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Mumps and hearing loss

The viral infection known as mumps can lead to hearing loss. If your child experiences hearing loss after mumps, schedule an appointment with a hearing healthcare professional as soon as possible.

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Tips for driving safely with hearing loss

When driving with hearing loss, you'll likely rely on visual cues more. You'll also want to reduce distractions and keep a few other things in mind before you hit the road.

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Singing may improve hearing abilities of children with cochlear implants, study indicates

Among children wearing cochlear implants, a study showed that singing and music exposure was linked to better perception of speech in noisy environments, compared to children who don't sing.

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Award-winning celebrities with hearing loss

In a world where image is everything and communication is a necessary skill, these celebrities with hearing loss are definitely award worthy.

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