Sensorineural hearing loss can be congenital or can come on suddenly without warning. Learn the causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
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.
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.
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.
What do you call it when your ears are ringing? The condition is called tinnitus, and this article explains what's known about causes and treatments.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Various assistive technology and devices are available to the deaf and hearing impaired. This article lists a few of the auditory and non-auditory devices available to improve communication in the lives of the deaf and the hard of hearing.
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.