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Coffee May Keep Your Ears From Ringing

Study found women who drank more java were less likely to develop tinnitus.

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Can magnetic coil ease tinnitus? VA trial aims to find out

“Sometimes I hear it in both ears, sometimes only in one ear. Sometimes it seems to be right in the middle of my head. It’s not predictable.”

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Assistive Listening & Alerting Devices

Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs) are devices used in addition to hearing aids and cochlear implants to make more sounds accessible to people with hearing impairment.

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How to get Hearing Aids

How do I get hearing aids? To get hearing aids, you should first have a hearing evaluation to determine the type and amount of your hearing loss. The process begins with a medical and audiologic examination.

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Labyrinthitis – aftercare

You may have seen your doctor because you’ve had labyrinthitis. This inner ear problem can cause you to feel like you are spinning (vertigo). Most of the worst symptoms of vertigo will go away within a week. However, you may feel dizzy at times for another 2 to 3 months.

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A Milwaukee Woman’s Mission for her Mom

Katie Mayer has committed to running a half-marathon in each state to raise money and awareness of Meniere’s disease. Katie is running her next marathon in Chicago on September 7, 2014.

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Concerts, fireworks and construction have the potential to cause damage

Some of the most common sounds of summer — such as outdoor concerts, fireworks and construction — can pose a threat to your hearing if you don’t take steps to protect yourself, an expert warns.

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How Loud is Too Loud? Video

Scientists measure the loudness of sounds in units called “bells”, named after the inventor of the telephone, Alexander Graham Bell. Talking softly is about 30 decibels. Speaking in a normal way is about 60 decibels.

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Understanding the Ear

Knowing the different parts of the ear will help you understand the types and causes of hearing loss better.

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Could Sleep Apnea Affect Your Hearing?

Sleep apnea may not only affect the quality of your sleep. New research suggests that the sleep disorder may be linked to hearing loss as well.

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