Calling All Dentists! Protect Your Hearing & Care for Your Tinnitus
Tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, is known to affect 15% of the U.S. population, with 20 million Americans struggling with burdensome chronic tinnitus and 2 million enduring extreme and debilitating symptoms. To put this in perspective, that’s nearly as many people living with severe tinnitus as people living in the whole city of Houston, […]
Experts Provide New Insights into Using Supplements for Tinnitus
If you’ve been reading this blog, you know tinnitus (ringing in the ears) is pretty common. In fact, about 10% of the adult population is affected, says the Journal of the American Medical Association. You probably also know that there isn’t an FDA-approved medication to treat tinnitus, yet (but we keep hoping!) At this time, […]
Back to School, Back to Business, Back to… Ear Buds?
With summer vacation already feeling like a dream, families are settling back into their normal routines of school, work and extracurriculars. For many – young and old – this means hustling from one place to another with the joy of portable music, podcasts and video streams in the ears. Joy, that is, unless the volume […]
Ear Wax, Tinnitus & 5 Reasons to Ditch Cotton Swabs
According to TIME magazine, and U.S. Pharmacist about half of the U.S. population suffers from some level of earwax impaction (aka clogged ear wax.) While this news may have you running for cotton-tipped swabs (often referred to by the brand name “Q-tips”), don’t because… mic drop… swabs are actually part of the problem. In fact, […]
I Hear You: How to Help a Loved One with Tinnitus
Sometimes, ringing in the ears (tinnitus) can be isolating. It can make it hard to focus on conversations, enjoy social functions, and more. But while tinnitus can feel lonely – sufferers are certainly not alone. In fact, according to the American Tinnitus Association, the condition affects more people than everyone in California and Oregon put […]
Is There Such a Thing As Tinnitus in Teens?
Is he or she a gamer? Musician? Athlete? Tinnitus isn’t cliquish. It can affect just about anyone. Tinnitus in teens is more common than one might think. According to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHoP), about one-third of adolescents experience tinnitus. 1 In an age of constant connectivity, teens are increasingly experiencing tinnitus and hearing […]
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Living with Tinnitus? Here are 7 Tips for Holiday Sur-Thrival
According to a Consumer Reports holiday poll 1a, 64% of adults in America dread holiday crowds and long lines and 19% dread attending holiday parties or events. But if you’re one of the nearly 1 in 5 people who suffers with tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, you may experience holiday dread for a number […]
7 Ways to Turn Health Intentions into Daily Health Habits
You’ve made a decision to benefit your health. Good for you! The next step is to turn that desired health-related behavior into a health habit that you just do, routinely, and don’t even have to think about any more. Whether you’re determined to drink a glass of water with each meal, apply sunscreen every morning, […]
How Do You Pronounce Tinnitus?
Remember that song “Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off?” from the 1937 Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers movie Shall We Dance? You know… the one that plays on how accents and regional dialects can affect the pronunciations of words like “either,” “neither” and “tomato.” Still no idea? Check out the video here. Funny thing, the […]