Understanding Hearing Loss

Hearing Facts By Elizabeth Brassine, Au.D.H Let’s start with some facts (NIDCD, 2013): one in five Americans 12 and older experiences hearing loss severe enough to hinder communication. Nearly 50% of adults ages 75 and […]


Tinnitus and Hearing Aids

Tinnitus and Hearing Aids By Elizabeth Brassine, Au.D. Tinnitus is a ringing, buzzing, humming, hissing or roaring sound that is heard when no external sound is present. According to the American Tinnitus Association, about 12 […]

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Family Hearing and Balance Center on how to handle tinnitus – LIVING WELL Magazine

Sleepless in Tinnitus
By Dr. Richard Reikowski, Au.D., Family Hearing and Balance Center, Akron LIVING WELL Magazine
Imagine that you are sleeping in on a weekend morning, and you wake up just enough to realize that you don’t have to get out of bed for anything. Slowly, grinning, you drift off, back to sleep with the peace of knowing that there is nothing urgent to get done and it is quiet. […]