Tinnitus, characterized by a ringing or buzzing sound in the ears, impacts over 20 million chronic sufferers per year. The affliction can be both irritating and disruptive. Some of the reported side effects are depression, difficulty concentrating, and insomnia. Fortunately the worst impacts affect only a minority of those with tinnitus, while most sufferers find … Continue reading Is That Ringing in My Ears Normal?
A Silent Battle: The Elephant in the Room As told by Michele Ahlman, President and CEO of ClearSounds This is a story about my father, the Executive Director of Americans for Better Hearing Foundation, and my personal hero. He is a hero in so many ways, but today I want to talk about his HEARoic … Continue reading Real HEARoes
First, she noticed that she couldn’t hear whistles and other high pitch sounds very well, but that’s normal, right? Then cell phone conversations became a source of tension with family members, because they wouldn’t speak clearly, and she had to keep asking them to repeat what they had just said. Then the TV became a … Continue reading I Refuse to Hear You: 3 Reasons Why