Month: January 2021

Personal Listening Case Scenario in American Family Physician Journal

I was honoured to co-author this case scenario with Dr. Daniel Fink of The Quiet Coalition. The clinical topic is on making recommendations to patients on how to lower personal listening noise exposure. The goal is preventing hearing system damage in upcoming generations of personal listening users including children, teens, and young adults. Noise-induced hearing …

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Tinnitus Coping Resources Available Online

Feature photo by Fernando @cferdo on Unsplash. There are lots of free resources online for people looking for tinnitus-hyperacusis coping tools. This includes people from the normal hearing, Hearing Loss or Hard of Hearing, and Deaf communities. Scientists think tinnitus-hyperacusis come from hyperactive hearing systems.  Tinnitus = extra sound heard. Hyperacusis = extra loud sound …

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Summary of Articles by Jan L. Mayes 2010-2021

Featured image by Ewan Robertson on Unsplash Fink, D and Mayes, J.L. (2021, Jan 1). Curbside consultation: Making recommendations to reduce noise exposure. American Family Physician. 103(1): 57-59. Mayes, Jan L. (2020, Dec 17). When hearing aids don’t work. silencity.com Mayes, Jan L. (2020, Dec 1). Building your own hearing protection toolkit. Tinnitus Today (Winter …

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