Sound Matching Tool Offers Tinnitus Sufferers Hope

Woman experiencing tinnitus
October is National Audiology Awareness Month, an opportunity to learn more about audiology and the importance of hearing protection. Audiologists in El Paso treat more than just hearing loss; they also help patients manage tinnitus – a persistent ringing (or similar sound) in the ears. There is no cure for tinnitus, but a recent breakthrough
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What Causes a Ringing in the Ear?

Ringing bells sound like tinnitus to some.
Unless you’ve got your head stuck in a belfry, a ringing in the ear can be puzzling. But it’s certainly not unusual – roughly one out of every five El Paso residents experiences tinnitus. For some it is an occasional nuisance, while others find it a constant distraction. Whether your symptoms are mild or severe,
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The Best Hearing Aid for Your Type of Hearing Loss

Man being fitted with hearing aids in El Paso
Once you have been diagnosed with hearing loss, you’ll need to choose a hearing aid. With so many different styles available, selecting one probably feels overwhelming. This is where your audiologist in El Paso comes in; think of this person as your new best friend. After all, it is their job to help you narrow
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How Do You Know it’s Time for a Hearing Aid?

Woman Struggling to Hearing in El Paso
How do you know it’s time for a hearing aid? If somebody asks you that question and your response is, “What?” then it’s probably a good indication that you could use a little help with your hearing. Unfortunately, for the 48 million people in El Paso and throughout the country experiencing hearing loss, the answer
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When Hobbies Strike Back

Hobbies are great, especially when you are an adult. They allow you to spend your free time doing something you love, meet others who share your interests and even helps you make new friends. But your El Paso audiologist has a warning for you – some hobbies can cause damage to your hearing. Fortunately, there
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May is Better Hearing & Speech Month

For the past 90 years, people in El Paso and throughout the country have been joining American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to celebrate Better Hearing & Speech Month. This month-long event helps raise awareness of hearing loss and speech problems. “Communication for All” is the theme this year. To keep in line with the theme, your
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Common Tinnitus Misconceptions

Hearing a ringing, buzzing or hissing can be quite unsettling, especially when you cannot tell where the sound is coming from this. This is what tinnitus is – hearing a sound when no sound is actually present. This is a common problem; nearly one in five people in El Paso and throughout the country experience
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