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Tinnitus: Understanding that ringing in your ears

Cheryl Kinney, Au.D. Cheryl Kinney, Au.D. May 15, 2019 0 Comments General Health

Many people experience a persistent ringing in their ears. This common affliction, known as tinnitus, affects roughly 20 percent of the American population. Tinnitus is defined as the perception of sound when none is actually occurring. For some it is a minor nuisance but for others, a major impediment to their quality of life. It […]

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3 Facts About Tinnitus

Cheryl Kinney, Au.D. Cheryl Kinney, Au.D. December 20, 2018 0 Comments General Health

Tinnitus occurs when you hear noises, called phantom sounds, even when there is no sound occurring around you. Phantom sounds can occur in either one or both ears; be extremely loud or very quiet; have low or high pitches; and can be continuous or come and go. Typical phantom sounds include hissing, ringing, buzzing, roaring, […]

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Why Hearing Screenings are Important for Children

Cheryl Kinney, Au.D. Cheryl Kinney, Au.D. May 1, 2018 0 Comments General Health

Although hearing loss is common in older adults, it can occur at any age—even in babies and children. When children have undiagnosed hearing loss, it can affect their ability to learn to speak, understand language, thrive in a classroom, and interact with others. Why are hearing screenings important for children? Children begin learning how to […]

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"What did you say?"

Cheryl Kinney, Au.D. Cheryl Kinney, Au.D. December 28, 2017 0 Comments General Health

Hearing loss causes isolation by making you feel like you are not plugged into the world you’re your relationships. Maybe you have found you opt to stay home versus attending social engagements to avoid putting yourself in setting where you can’t hear well. During the holidays, this is particularly apparent, when family and friends get […]

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