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Hearing Loss: What My Dad Wants You to Know

Every aspect of my dad’s life is affected by his hearing loss. Here, he shares his story.

By Cindy Uken

What Happens if You Ignore Hearing Loss?

Research shows that untreated hearing loss has troubling consequences that go far beyond simply misunderstanding what someone says.

By HealthAfter50

Ear Wax Removal Tips

Impacted ear wax is a significant cause of acute, temporary hearing loss. Here are safe ways to remove it.

By Nelly Edmondson

Cochlear Implants May Help Lift Depression

Hearing loss and its accompanying distress can be reduced by improving hearing, a small study has found, especially with the use of a cochlear implant.

By Jeff Bauer

Who’s Who in Hearing Health

Audiologists, hearing instrument specialists, and otolaryngologists offer different levels of support for hearing loss. Here’s what to know.

By Erica Manfred

10 Surprising Causes of Hearing Loss

From contaminants to common medical conditions, here are 10 dangers to your hearing that you may not know about, and how to steer clear of them.

By Peter Jaret

How to Treat Vertigo

Almost everybody has felt faint at some time or other. But many people experience a spinning or falling sensation—vertigo—that can be frightening.

By HealthAfter50

A Promising Tinnitus Treatment

A noninvasive therapy called repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) could help bring relief to those who suffer from chronic ringing in the ears.

By HealthAfter50

The Right Cell Phone for Your Hearing Aid

Cell phones are a convenient way to stay connected, but you may experience static or a buzzing sound if you wear a hearing aid or have a cochlear implant.

By HealthAfter50

5 Hearing Loss Causes

The hearing loss causes given by respondents who participated in the 2014 National Health Interview Survey:

By HealthAfter50