coping

Holiday Coping With Tinnitus Hyperacusis or Hearing Loss

The holiday season can be a difficult time for people with hearing loss, tinnitus, or hyperacusis. The hustle and bustle and crowded social events can make T-H flare-up, and make it hard to understand conversations (this is true even for people with T and “normal” hearing).  This increases fatigue and stress that makes holiday coping …

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Accessible Tinnitus Mobile Wellness Apps

33% of Deaf people have tinnitus (T). Half of people with T have hearing loss. Any mobile coping apps for people with T distress must be accessible for people who can’t hear spoken instructions. Accessibility includes trained speakers with deep distinct speech, visual indicators, text-based or open captioning (subtitles on). Tinnitus scientists are developing mobile …

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Undiagnosed Adult Misophonia Social Anxiety

How are social anxiety and misophonia similar? They both change a person’s social life. They’re both invisible. People are likely born with them. And they’re not something children or anybody else talks about. So people don’t usually know what they even are. Some of us born decades ago have undiagnosed adult misophonia social anxiety . …

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