The Amazingness of Hearing Loss

A human being is an amazing creature, capable of amazing things: we can think, talk, see, hear, feel pleasure and pain, show compassion, move forwards-backwards-sideways and, as the advertisements say, so much, much more. Perfect people would operate flawlessly on this scale of amazingness – but do such people really exist? Surely even the most…

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How CAN We Reduce Hearing Test Anxiety?

Last week, in my article “Why I Dread My Annual Hearing Test”, I wrote about how hearing evaluations make us anxious even if – or especially if – we’ve had them before. Comments from readers ranged from “yeah, I don’t like them either” to this: “I can’t tell you how much I HATE hearing tests!…

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