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Volume 3

Drinks, Dementia & Hearing loss

In this issue’s installment, Gael Hannan tells us why you might want to drop by your local watering hole to help protect your hearing.

Innovative Sound Therapy Strategies for Tinnitus

Michael Piskosz writes that wireless streaming of sounds has revolutionized sound therapy for tinnitus patients by enabling them to select the sounds they prefer based on any number of factors at the press of a button. This article discusses innovative ways of using sound therapy with modern technologies.

How Can The Audiogram Be More Useful?

Hosted by Drs. Manohar Bance and Steve Aiken, the Canadian Hearing and Auditory Research Translation (CHART) group held its first workshop in Halifax NS for leaders in audiology, otology, and hearing science from across the country to discuss priority research questions and form plans to address them.

When Hearing Changes, So Does Life

Gael explores her feelings about being recommended for a cochlear implant.

Mindfulness Based Tinnitus Stress Reduction: Unraveling the Gordian Knot of Tinnitus

Jennifer Gans tell us about the Mindfulness Based Tinnitus Stress Reduction (MBTSR) program and how it focuses on helping people uncover their own internal resources toward a reinterpretation of tinnitus.

Volume 2

An Update on Meniere’s Disease

In this issue’s installment, Dr. Neil Bailie gives us an update on Meniere’s disease.

Prevention of NIHL and Tinnitus is Possible: Dangerous Decibels® Update

Deborah O’Sullivan encourages all audiologists to make a positive and lasting difference in their communities by helping to prevent noise-induced hearing loss and tinnitus.

American Academy of Otolaryngology Encourages Audiological Evaluation and Management of Tinnitus Patients

In this issue’s Science Matters, Richard Tyler and Aniruddha Deshpande from The University of Iowa give us the lowdown on the recently published Clinical Practice Guideline: Tinnitus put out by the American Academy of Otolaryngology.

Acoustic Shock

For some people exposed to loud noises symptoms can develop including hypervigilance, anxiety, depression, insomnia and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This symptom cluster following unexpected noise exposure through telecommunications equipment became known as acoustic shock injury, acoustic shock disorder, acoustic shock syndrome or simply acoustic shock.