The Tests of Tinnitus

When I tell someone that I have severe tinnitus, a frequent response I get is clearly intended to commiserate, to make me feel better. “Oh yeah, I have that too. A little dinging bell that never stops dinging – it drives me crazy.” A little dinging bell? I would love to have just a little…

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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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