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Corry was interviewed for Oticon's Healthy Hearing website! Read her Hearing Center Interview on HealthyHearing.com or you can click here to be directly sent to it.

Tinnitus: When and how to take action    Tinnitus (TIN-ih-tus) is noise or ringing in the ears. A common problem, tinnitus affects about 1 in 5 people. Tinnitus isn't a condition itself — it's a symptom of an underlying condition, such as age-related hearing loss, ear injury or a circulatory system disorder.

 

Debunking the top 5 hearing aid myths  Hearing aids come with many misconceptions. Fear, or innocent ignorance, or both, prevents many people from buying hearing aids when they need them. But the truth is hearing aids are a common treatment for hearing loss, and wearing them can be much less scary than you think. If you are a candidate for hearing aids, make sure you get all the facts before deciding against them.

High Body Mass Linked to Hearing Loss  Get moving for hearing health!  A recent study published in the American Journal of Medicine found that the higher the body mass index, the greater the risk for hearing loss. As waist size increases, so does the risk. The good news: Moderate physical activity, as little as 4 hours of walking per week, reduced the risk of hearing loss.