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How Common is Hearing Loss?

One of the most common health problems in the U.S. today is hearing loss. Dr. Frank Lin from Johns Hopkins Hospital reported recently that nearly one fifth of all Americans 12 years or older have hearing loss so severe that it may make communication difficult. The findings, thought to be the first nationally representative estimate of hearing loss, […]

What Exactly is Tinnitus?

TINNITUS EXPLAINED Tinnitus (pronounced “tin-it-tus”) is an abnormal noise in the ear.  It is extremely common – nearly 36 million Americans have tinnitus.  More than half of the normal population has intermittent tinnitus. Tinnitus may be in both ears or just in one ear. About 6% of the general population has what they consider to be […]

‘A Star Is Born’ and three facts about hearing loss

By various estimates, tinnitus affects 25 million to 40 million people in the United States. Click Here to Read More

‘A Star Is Born’ and three facts about hearing loss

In the hit film A Star Is Born, Bradley Cooper’s character is a country-rock musician who suffers from hearing loss and a condition called tinnitus. Click Here to Read More

Tinnitus Explained

TINNITUS EXPLAINED Tinnitus (pronounced “tin-it-tus”) is an abnormal noise in the ear.  It is extremely common – nearly 36 million Americans have tinnitus.  More than half of the normal population has intermittent tinnitus.  About 6% of the general population has what they consider to be “severe” tinnitus.   Tinnitus may be in both ears or […]

The Who lead singer Roger Daltrey: I’m very, very deaf

Rock singer Roger Daltrey advices concert goers to wear hearing protection. Click Here to Read More

Cause of resilience to tinnitus identified

Researchers have identified in an animal model the molecular mechanisms behind resilience to noise-induced tinnitus. Click Here to Read More

Lyme Disease and Hearing Loss

Lyme disease is an infection caused by a bacterium (a germ) that is commonly transmitted by a bite from an infected deer tick. Although April through October is considered to be prime tick season; Lyme disease can be transmitted by a tick at any time of year. Symptoms Diagnosis of Lyme disease can be difficult […]

Can Stress Cause Hearing Loss?

Does stress cause hearing loss?  Or does hearing loss cause stress?  It’s quite possible that the answer to both questions is, yes. CAN STRESS CAUSE HEARING LOSS? A study published in The International Journal of Tinnitus examined forty patients hospitalized with sudden hearing loss and tinnitus and compared them to a control group of inpatients of […]

Meniere’s disease: Symptoms, causes, and treatments

According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, approximately 615,000 people in the United States have Ménière’s. Click Here to Read More