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When We Live Under a Blanket of Noise

There are two ways to describe what we hear: sound and noise. Sound is the good stuff and noise is – not so good. And noise can be our external soundscape, or come from within, our internal head noise. What we consider as noise is individual; it’s our unwanted sound, the chaotic background to what…

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I Don’t Know What to Say About Tinnitus

I don’t know what to say about tinnitus because it’s an ornery beast. I don’t even like to say the word (tinnitus), because it responds to its name with even more loudness. OK, maybe I can say a few words about it. Tinnitus is annoying, frustrating, loud, keeps mixing up the sounds and moving from…

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