Pirate Spotting

“Avast,” cried the child from the next aisle over. “Avast, matey!” “Stay close,” I said as I picked through the black pleather boots on sale. Looking for my size in something without a 3 inch heel. The child ran over, tugging on my arm with excitement. “I found a pirate.” “No toys today,” I reminded …

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Looking for Free Tinnitus Hyperacusis Health Resources to Help You Cope Better?

Reading (bibliotherapy) and connecting with people who have T/H is often very helpful for people struggling to cope better. Most people (like Jan) have both. H and T are both from overactive hearing systems. Benign. Coping tools and therapy options are usually similar for both. So H info is usually included at T resources too. These are some – not the only – international sources of T and/or H info and how to cope better.

Measure Noise Pollution using Free NIOSH Sound Level Meter Smartphone App

[Revised July 10, 2019] There are lots of Smartphone sound level meter apps, but most aren’t accurate or free. Many pretend to be free but cost money to change the default settings to public health recommended settings for environmental noise. The noise scientists at the National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health in the U.S. …

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