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Young and Old Voices: When You Can’t Hear the Voice Even With Hearing Aids

A day scarcely passes in an audiology practice without a patient fretting that someone they know and like is speaking so softly nowadays that they have difficulty hearing them even with hearing aids.  After checking the patient’s hearing aids, The Audiologist typically suggests commonsense strategies: Look at the person when they’re speaking. Ask them to…

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Aging and Hearing Loss: Data-Driven Studies for Consumers and Audiologists

For years, our field and industry have been bandying around rule-of-thumb statistics, chief among them that somewhere between 25-50% of people 65 and over have hearing loss that is sufficient to interfere with normal communication.  Who knows where that statistic came from? It’s a heuristic that’s gained the mantel of truth over time.  And the stated range of 25…

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All About Tinnitus for Consumers and Patients

Today’s topic is a vexious problem that gets far less attention by hearing health professionals than you would think.  Tinnitus is a big issue for patients, but not one that is treatable by pills, surgery, or other traditional treatments.  However, there are treatments that are effective for some people.   What It Is   Tinnitus…

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Faster Diagnosis of Acoustic Tumor with Physician and Audiologist

Note from Judy Huch, AuD, Editor: I have the privilege to supervise 4th year Audiology Externs at our offices in Tucson. We are fortunate that most of what we see is routine, but we do have “teaching moments”.  Not all of these moments are as health-altering as this case, fortunately, when an Acoustic Neuroma was…

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