A common cause of hearing loss is damage to the hair cells in the cochlea of the inner ear. Researchers hope to use stem cell therapy to produce new hair cells.
Sensorineural hearing loss is the most common type of hearing impairment. It can cause problems in life, but it's possible to deal with at least some of these problems. Experimental evidence suggests that one type of brain-training game may be helpful for improving certain cases of hearing loss.
Do you have a friend with misophonia, or a sensitivity to certain sounds? Here are some tips to be a good, supportive friend to them, from a misophonia-sufferer.
Sensorineural hearing loss can be congenital or can come on suddenly without warning. Learn the causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
Many doctors claim to understand tinnitus, but end up wasting our time. This article is an essay of my experience with doctors, information I learned from research, and a review of how I'm dealing with my tinnitus.
Many people are fascinated by sign language but don't understand much about it. Common myths and misconceptions are addressed.
Single-sided deafness, also known as unilateral hearing loss or being deaf in one ear, is often misunderstood or overlooked. Read more for advice and tips based on my experiences with this condition.
The BAHA (bone-anchored hearing aid) is a type of CROS hearing aid. It essentially picks up sound from the deaf side and transfers it to the hearing side through bone conduction.
I recently conducted an online survey of tinnitus sufferers asking about various issues they have. I compiled the results into a review that can be easily interpreted to determine if there are any common causes.
In spite of more exposure to deaf people in the media, certain myths prevail about this unique and diverse community.
There are many ototoxic drugs that can cause tinnitus and hearing loss. Is propranolol one of them? Here is my personal story, as well as some findings.
A list of the best picture books and chapter books for children with hearing loss. These books are about children with hearing aids, cochlear implants, and deafness in today's society.
Hearing loss simulations are very useful for educating parents, teachers, and friends about what a hearing loss "sounds" like. This article also explains the different levels of hearing loss.