November 28, 2016
Gift Ideas For People with Hearing Loss

21 Gift Ideas For People with Hearing Loss that Delight the Senses

Christmas is the perfect time to indulge loved ones and show them how much you care. Wouldn’t it be nice to give an extra thoughtful present to a friend or […]
November 21, 2016
Hearing Aids Helped my Tinnitus

How my Hearing Aids Helped my Tinnitus

My hearing aids helped my tinnitus by increasing sound from the real world, allowing my brain to no longer needed to generate sound from within.
November 15, 2016
Will hearing aids help my Hyperacusis?

Ask Anna: Will hearing aids help my Hyperacusis?

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community.  Dear Anna, I have Hyperacusis and I can’t tolerate loud sounds, such as when people talking loud, dogs […]
October 27, 2016

The Lady’s Harp: Turning Tinnitus Into Art

In a remarkable demonstration of turning lemons into lemonade, creative artist Daniel Fishkin decided to turn his experience with severe tinnitus into art.
September 29, 2016
tinnitus gene prevention

Study: Gene to ‘turn off’ Tinnitus found

  Researchers in Sweden have discovered a gene that may be used to prevent tinnitus, according to Science Daily. Researchers studied a ‘glutamate transporter’– a protein that removes glutamate where neural […]
July 28, 2016

Study: Risky listening habits causing tinnitus in teens

An alarming number of young people are experiencing tinnitus from being exposed to loud music.
July 14, 2016
Study: Excercise may contribute to lower tinnitus severity

Study: Exercise may contribute to lower tinnitus severity

If you have tinnitus, you’re likely to have searched for information for a cure or a treatment – anything to alleviate it. Sadly, no miracle cure currently exists. However, last […]
July 6, 2016

Five Ways to Distract Yourself from Tinnitus

To some degree, I experience tinnitus at all times. But there are some times when it’s not ‘in focus’ so to speak. I’ve found that some activities help me focus less […]
June 30, 2016

What sounds are “soothing” for people with hearing loss?

As someone with single-sided hearing loss, I’m grateful for the sounds that my hearing technology has allowed me to continue to experience, but sometimes, some noises – even those that […]
June 20, 2016

Can meditation help soothe tinnitus?

“Do you hear that?” I often ask my family. “That ringing noise?” The reply is usually, “No.” If I am honest, I already knew the answer. I was just asking […]
May 11, 2016

Is Notched Sound Therapy a Cure for Tinnitus?

  Those of us with hearing loss and tinnitus may be living at a good time in “hearstory.” Lately, there has been exciting news about the brain’s ability to adapt […]
April 18, 2016
my hearing loss journey

My Hearing Journey: 10 Hearing Loss Thresholds to Cross

I am about to cross another threshold in my hearing journey and it got me thinking about how many thresholds I have crossed since that fateful time between 1978-1980 when […]
April 6, 2016
tinnitus

Talking about Tinnitus: Coping, learning and finding relief

I’ve been avoiding this topic for some time because, well, there has been so much written about it, not only from the research side but from the afflicted, and I didn’t […]
March 15, 2016
why do my ears ring after band practice

Ask Anna: Why do my ears ring after band practice?

Ask Anna is a weekly advice column for the hearing loss community.  Dear Anna: I’m a 26-year-old musician and occasionally play live shows with my band. Recently I’ve noticed after […]
March 8, 2016

Tracing the origin of my hearing loss

If like me and you experienced adult late deafness  (I was 29 years old), do you remember who you were and what life was like before your hearing loss? Do […]
December 9, 2015

Overcoming Hearing Loss to Make Music Again

On Oct. 25, 2015, I did something I hadn’t done for more than 34 years. I performed my music in front of a live audience. I had a successful music career […]
November 12, 2015

Health and Hearing: A Broader View (Part I)

All I wanted to know, after losing 100 percent of my hearing in the left ear in 1978, and much of the hearing in my right ear in 1980, was… […]