How can you tell if you have hearing loss? Hearing loss symptoms depend on the type and severity. Only a qualified hearing health professional can tell you for sure, but here are five signs you may not be hearing your best.
While there’s no cure for tinnitus, there are several potential treatments. For people who have tinnitus accompanied by hearing loss, which is very common, hearing aids can be very helpful, as today's hearing aids even come with tinnitus maskers. For anyone, though, counseling—and in particular, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)—is another potential strategy to help people manage tinnitus.
"The world is very noisy," says audiologist Susan Terry, founder of Broadwater Hearing Care in St. Petersburg, Florida. And it’s not only the shrill of sirens and the clatter of restaurants: our hobbies, from skeet shooting to concert-going, along with our jobs, can be a source of loud sounds.
Human Usher syndrome is the most common form of hereditary deaf-blindness. Researchers have now identified a novel pathomechanism leading to Usher syndrome.
When you live with tinnitus–the medical term for ringing in the ears–the sound never stops, but it rarely remains consistent.