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Acknowledging the Reality of Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by Michael L. Schneller, HIS

It is true that the signs of hearing loss often increase as people grow older, but it is not true that only old people experience hearing loss. There are nearly six million people in the United States between the ages of 18 and 44 who are experiencing hearing loss. There are many causes of hearing loss. Some of them are …

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Tips for Managing Tinnitus

In Tinnitus by Michael L. Schneller, HIS

Tinnitus is a condition affecting at least 45 million people in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control, and it makes it quite difficult to concentrate at work, at school, and with friends and loved ones. It is a condition where there is a persistent ringing in your ears that only you can hear. Tinnitus does not …

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Hearing Loss & Cognitive Decline

In Tinnitus by Michael L. Schneller, HIS

There are nearly six million people between the ages of 18 and 44 in the United States who are experiencing hearing loss. It is commonly understood that hearing loss only affects one thing: a person’s ability to hear. Scientists have spent a lot of time, energy, and resources documenting the other effects hearing loss has on a person’s entire wellbeing. …