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How to Manage Your Tinnitus

According to the American Tinnitus Association, around 15 percent of people in the U.S. live with some form of tinnitus. The constant ringing in the ears can have emotional effects, cause poor sleep, and can make it difficult to concentrate. It’s more than just annoying and frustrating. So how do people with severe, or even mild tinnitus manage and live a quality life? Avoid Stress As you’re probably aware, tinnitus can result in a lot of stress. And because there is no cure for tinnitus, it can be difficult to avoid the stress that comes from the ringing. Stress from the tinnitus can actually make the ringing worse, so try to relax as much as possible. Try activities like yoga, meditation, or breathing exercises. Simple exercises lik....

Different Types of Hearing Aids

If you have been noticing some of the signs of hearing loss, if you have recently taken a hearing test, or if your audiologist has said directly that it’s time to be fitted for hearing aids, then it’s time to start researching the different types and styles of hearing aids. At Platinum Hearing Aids, our audiologists specialize in providing the right fit, style, and functioning hearing aid for each of our patients. Life can change quickly when hearing loss occurs, and when it comes to your hearing, we want everyone’s life to be as uneventful as possible. If you’re just starting your search for the right aid, here is some basic information on the types that we commonly fit patients with. Completely in the Canal (CIC) Made to help....