Most asked questions about hearing loss, hearing aids, and tinnitus.
Hearing Health FAQs
Yes, anxiety and stress can cause tinnitus. Often times, people who have anxiety will develop a ringing in the ears. Then, as the ringing worsens, they become more stressed, which then leads to more severe symptoms of tinnitus. It can seem like a never-ending cycle. At Dennison Hearing Solutions, our tinnitus care provider can help you successfully manage tinnitus.
If one ear feels muffled or you are having a hard time hearing clearly, it could be due to a couple reasons. Impacted earwax can cause clogged ears and muffled hearing. Or it could be a sign of hearing loss. If you can’t hear out of your ear, schedule a hearing evaluation immediately.
Noise pollution is considered to be any unwanted or disturbing sound that affects the health and well-being of humans and animals. We live in a noisy world, where many everyday sounds exceed 85 decibels, which is the safe level of sound for the human ear. It’s important if you are exposed to loud sounds to wear custom molded earplugs to keep your ears safe.
No, hearing aids do not cause vertigo, dizziness, or any other balance problems. Although your sense of balance does come from within the cochlea – inside the inner ear – wearing hearing aids does not affect your sense of balance.
At Dennison Hearing Solutions, we offer a wide range of hearing aid supplies, including batteries, hearing aid filters, cases, dryers, and wax guards. We also carry some personal sound amplification products and assistive listening devices to provide you with even more clarity in difficult listening environments.