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The annoyance of Tinnitus

I have tinnitus in my right ear along with hearing loss. My ringing comes along out of no where very loud and my hearing fades away. Then it goes away as quickly as it comes in. When it occurs it interrupts my focus and stops me from doing what I am doing. On a level…
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Grandma and her friends

I just got back from St. Louis, MO and could not believe how noisy the dining area was for my grandma and her friends. None of them can hear the other. She wanted to introduce me to her friends as her oldest grand daughter from Minneapolis! So as I sit there she calls out "marge",…
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TV and hearing aids

Today was fun showing two patients how a technology streaming piece that wirelessly will connect with their hearing device. This piece will improve the signal to noise of the output thus helping them hear better from the TV. "It is really quite clear.." said one patient. The other said something much better "I CAN HEAR…
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The after conference effect

Just finished attending the Minnesota Academy of Audiology conference and feel refreshed. AHHHH As I sit back and think about why is that i get more excited that I am on my own at Chears. First, I just saw lots of my peers and said "hi" and some I had more meaningful conversations with them.…
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Warehouse and hearing aids

Here I ponder about how the Warehouses got into hearing aids. Anyone want to take a guess? If you guessed right it is because of the money. Warehouse retailers like other big retailers want to sell you things for cheaper so they can make money. They know that we Americans like save some money. Who…
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