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  • Lauren Walsh, Hearing Aid Audiologist

    Can excessive ear wax cause Tinnitus?

    When a person experiences a ringing, buzzing, or whistling in their ear, they may be experiencing some form of Tinnitus. Tinnitus is not a condition but an actual symptom related to hearing loss. In some cases, tinnitus can be caused by age-related hearing loss (presbycusis) or exposure to loud noises. One of the most frequent […]

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  • Rian Breathnach, BSc. Audiology

    Hyperacusis symptoms and treatments?

    Hyperacusis is an auditory disorder when a person experiences difficulties tolerating sounds at a normal level. In some instances, low level or normal sound levels can become unbearable or the person can experience pain within the ear. External sounds including conversations, vacuum cleaning, kitchen appliances, or busy offices can become difficult to tolerate the sound. […]

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  • Rita Foley, BSc. Audiology

    What treatments are available for Tinnitus?

    Tinnitus is an auditory condition in which there is the perception of sounds or noise within the ears or head when there is no external sound source. Common descriptions of perceived tinnitus include buzzing, ringing, humming or music. The British Society of Audiology estimates that 1 in 10 people in the UK lives with persistent […]

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