Category Archives: Tinnitus

Veterans, tinnitus and hearing loss

In honor of Veterans Day on Saturday, November 11, we wanted to share the two most common health conditions our military veterans face, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers: tinnitus and hearing loss. Tinnitus has been described … Continue reading

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Thank those who serve this Veteran’s Day!

Our veterans make sacrifices every day and many continue to make sacrifices long after they’ve left active duty. One of those sacrifices is their hearing. According to the Hearing Health Foundation, 60% of veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan come … Continue reading

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Industry News Round-Up | Keeping Your Hearing “In Shape”

With summer finally here, and outdoor concerts and fireworks in full swing, recent media  coverage has focused on how to protect your ears from noise-induced hearing loss. To keep you informed, we’ve pulled together a summary of recent articles in … Continue reading

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Veteran Hearing Loss: A Silent Sacrifice

Hearing loss is one of the most common military service-related injuries. In fact, a report from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) estimated that more than 59,000 military personnel are on disability for hearing loss from Operation Iraqi … Continue reading

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Which noise preset is best for my tinnitus patient?

By Michael Piskosz In recent years there has been substantial growth in hearing aid-tinnitus combination instruments options for patients suffering from tinnitus.  This has led many clinicians asking the question, ‘What sounds are best for my patient(s)?’  The quick answer … Continue reading

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Musicians with Hearing Loss

As hearing care professionals, we are too familiar with the impact of long-term exposure to loud music and headphone usage.  There are many stories of musicians facing the effects, such as tinnitus sufferers, Will I Am of the Black Eyed … Continue reading

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Our Veterans and Tinnitus

By Marie Vetter, Au.D., Chicago Hearing Services Yesterday was a special day.  A day to salute those service members who have defended our freedom, our independence, and our country.  My patients I serve, who are Veterans, help me to appreciate … Continue reading

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