An Uneasy Truce with Tinnitus

We blame IT on our hearing loss. On stress. On overexposure to loud noise. On medications. On illness or disease. On the treatments for illness. On pregnancy. On getting older. On we-haven’t-got-a-clue! The IT is Tinnitus, or “T” as many sufferers call it, not wanting to legitimize it by giving it a name. There are…

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Finding the Silence of the Season

“When I get home at night, the first thing I do is whip off my hearing aid and relax.” I was a little shocked at my friend’s comment. Another friend also takes off her cochlear implant sound processor at times during the day just to get the same noise-free peace. I fought hard for the…

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