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Do’s and don’ts of living with tinnitus
Posted by Jennifer Spiller on May 19, 2020
Over 50 million Americans experience tinnitus — or ringing in the ears. When you first realize you have tinnitus, it can be difficult to know what to do. Here is a starter list of dos and don’ts for people dealing with tinnitus. Do’s 1. Do talk to a hearing health professional if tinnitus is affecting your ability to sleep, read, concentrate...
Noise is the antithesis of the best sounds ever
Posted by Jennifer Spiller on May 08, 2020
The best sounds ever relax us, entice us, evoke fond memories, and force smiles on our faces. They are the opposite of noise. Noise — according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) — can cause bad things, like stress or anxiety or depression or high blood pressure. Especially if you are regularly exposed to it without hearing...
Safe earwax removal
Posted by Jennifer Spiller on May 07, 2020
It seems like every week someone shows us an advertisement for an ear wax removal device and asks us what we think. Some devices have been around for a long time (like ear candles and water syringes) and some are new to the market (like vacuums and lighted picks that attach to smart phones). Although we applaud people trying to take care of the health, there are...
The future of streaming
Posted by Jennifer Spiller on April 16, 2020
Headphones and earbuds can be uncomfortable, but startup company Noveto has been working on a solution. The idea is that sound can be beamed from a device to the ear, by focusing a speaker directly at the ear. This allows people to hear sounds from the device without disturbing others around them, all without wearing something in their ears. With built-in 3-D...
Hearing loss increases the risk of accidental injuries
Posted by Jennifer Spiller on April 02, 2020
An analysis of data from the National Health Interview Survey found that, over an eight year period (2007 – 2015), people who reported that they had “a lot of trouble” hearing ended up being twice as likely to have an accidental injury — both at work and leisure — as people who reported no trouble hearing. While the study...
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