Jan Mayes

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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Tinnitus Today Winter 2020: Building Your Own Hearing Protection Toolkit

I was pleased to write an article and help answer reader questions for the American Tinnitus Association Winter 2020 issue of Tinnitus Today. This is an excellent issue full of research, treatment, and coping news and information. My Tinnitus Q & A is on page 30 and Building Your Own Hearing Protection Toolkit is on …

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Covfefe Pie

Jolene was surprised when Mom invited them over for a special dinner the weekend before their wedding. Mom didn’t like Buck Neckid. She wished they wouldn’t get married. She prayed they wouldn’t get married. She never said she hated him. But she did. Right after they arrived at Mom’s house, Mom pulled Jolene aside. “Are …

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