Hearing Loss And Cognition In Adults

Our five senses – seeing, hearing, tasting, smelling, and touching – are cornerstones of our experience. Without these senses, we’d have no way to interact with the world around us or any way to understand our environment. That being said, plenty of people around the world live with some form of sensory impairment, whether that… Continue reading Hearing Loss And Cognition In Adults

The Important Function of the Endolymphatic Sac

New Understanding of the Endolymphatic Sac

In studying the structure of the inner ear, either in high school or college anatomy class, you may have become familiar with the details: the cochlea, the inner ear canals, the auditory nerve, etc. But one small, but newfound important detail never mentioned before but always present is the endolymphatic sac. Unknown Function Of The… Continue reading The Important Function of the Endolymphatic Sac

The Effect Of Antidepressants On Tinnitus

Imagine living every day and night with a constant uncontrollable, unavoidable ringing in your ears. Tinnitus, defined as a “nonspecific symptom of a hearing disorder characterized by the sensation of buzzing, ringing, clicking, pulsations, or other noises in the ear,” affects 10% of the population, according to researchers at the Oregon Hearing Research Center at… Continue reading The Effect Of Antidepressants On Tinnitus

Assistive Listening Devices: What They Can Do For You

If you suffer from hearing loss, you might be considering a variety of different technologies to help you maintain your independence and confidence in daily life. While many people think that all people with hearing loss rely solely on hearing aids, there are actually a number of additional gadgets, known as assistive listening devices, or… Continue reading Assistive Listening Devices: What They Can Do For You