Tinnitus Sufferers Can Now Find Relief

In BRANDS & SOLUTIONS, HEARING LOSS NEWS & INFORMATION by Susan L Fenrich, BC-HIS*

Can hearing aids help with Tinnitus and what if I don’t have a hearing loss? Do you hear ringing, chirping, or buzzing in your ears?  Then you have Tinnitus. Tinnitus Sufferers Can Now Find Relief using a hearing instrument that teaches  your brain to ignore unwanted sounds. Several hearing aid manufacturers now offer products that help relieve the effects of Tinnitus that …

Now that I scheduled a hearing test, what can I expect at my appointment?

In HEARING LOSS NEWS & INFORMATION by Susan L Fenrich, BC-HIS*

For your protection, both federal and state laws have been set regarding the required procedures in a hearing evaluation performed prior to purchasing a hearing aid.  If these procedures are not followed, the hearing health care provider is putting his or her license at risk. A health history form is filled out, including HIPPA compliance forms. Ear Examination.  Our Specialist …

This Ringing in My Ears is Driving Me Crazy

In HEARING LOSS NEWS & INFORMATION by Susan L Fenrich, BC-HIS*

Tinnitus is the perception of sound in the ears or head where no external source is present. Although commonly referred to as “ringing in the ears”, people hear a variety of sounds such as: chirping, hissing, buzzing, roaring, whistling, clicking and more. Tinnitus can be intermittent or constant-with single or multiple tones-and its perceived volume can range from subtle to …

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Impact of Untreated Hearing Loss on Household Income

In HEARING LOSS NEWS & INFORMATION by Susan L Fenrich, BC-HIS*

Untreated hearing loss can definitely impact household income. A national survey by the Better Hearing Institute is the first study to ever document the direct correlation between income loss and hearing loss. It demonstrates that hearing loss has a significant impact on people’s ability to earn a livelihood and underscores the importance of treating hearing loss as early as possible. The …