Musical Ear Syndrome

My Tinnitus Has a Melody — Is That Possible? You probably know someone who experiences tinnitus — a ringing, buzzing, pulsing, hissing, or humming with no external source. People often call it “ringing in the ears,” and it affects approximately 15% of the U.S. population, according to the American Tinnitus Association. But did you know […]

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How Better Hearing Impacts Mental Health

Question: I am seeing a therapist who recommends hearing testing for clients. Why would hearing affect my therapy sessions? Answer: Undiagnosed and untreated hearing loss will have a negative impact on self-esteem and social interactions which can often result in depression and/or anxiety. Hearing loss may not be the main cause of your therapy, but it can […]

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It’s All Connected: Surprising Ways Your Health Affects Your Hearing

In honor of World Health Day on April 7, 2019, let’s take a look at some surprising ways your physical health can impact your hearing health. If you’ve recently been diagnosed with hearing loss, consider asking your physician or dentist about these other issues so you can keep on top of your overall health. Cardiovascular […]

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Easy Ways to Boost Heart Health

The human body is complex. So complex, in fact, that some things you read about it might seem downright far-fetched. For example, your heart health affects your hearing health.   The Heart–Hearing Link That might sound a little squirrelly, but it’s supported by more than six decades of research. How are they connected? Your inner […]

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No Bones About It: Osteoporosis May Nearly Double Risk of Sudden Hearing Loss

What does osteoporosis, a potentially debilitating disease affecting some 10 million Americans and 2 million Canadians, have in common with conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, dementia, and other selected conditions? It can go hand in hand with hearing loss. More specifically, at least one study links osteoporosis to a nearly doubled […]

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