Noise pollution may lead to dementia

Research suggests that the noise pollution caused by living in close proximity to a busy city road can affect one’s hearing and could possibly lead to dementia. Now, before people go running for the suburbs or beyond, the study says “close proximity” is 50 meters, or 164 feet. So while the situation in one’s home…

Notch Therapy as a treatment for Tonal Tinnitus

Modern hearing aids offer those who suffer from tinnitus some relief, but Signia is using a new technology to help those suffering from tonal tinnitus. Tonal Tinnitus is the most common form of tinnitus and, according to the American Tinnitus Association, is the perception of near-continuous sound (or overlapping sounds) with well-defined frequencies. Many times…

Tinnitus masking hearing aids

Looking for a tinnitus masking hearing aid?   Look no further!  We’ve got options to help alleviate and lessen the annoying ringing and buzzing in your ears.  For many people, just wearing a hearing aid in general will help to significantly lessen your tinnitus, but for severe tinnitus sufferers we have another option: a hearing…

“I have tinnitus…how do I get rid of it?”

Ahh, tinnitus.  Ringing, buzzing, chirping, ocean noises, waves crashing, or hissing sounds (among others) perceived in one or both ears when no sounds are present externally is referred to as tinnitus (TIHN-ih-tuss or tihn-NIGHT-us).  Some people hear just one sound constantly, while others hear multiple sounds.  The majority of the population will have tinnitus briefly…