Tinnitus Health Newsletter

The latest tinnitus news, research and support from the American Tinnitus Association

Vol. 11: May 25, 2024

Summer is just around the corner, and so are some amazing opportunities to make the most of the season by staying active and engaged.

To make the most of summer fun, this issue of Tinnitus Health has you covered with tips on safe listening at concerts, picnics, travel, and even tuning into cicadas.

Making the Most of Summer Socials and Travel

From swimming to gardening to traveling, a little bit of preparation can keep these activities fun. Beth Field, AuD, shares strategies to enjoy your summer and manage tinnitus.

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Sound Strategies for Preserving Hearing Health 

Whether you’re cheering for your favorite team or going to a party, protecting your hearing is crucial. Learn more about simple yet effective ways to preserve your hearing for a lifetime.

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What Does the Impeding Cicada Summer Mean for People With Tinnitus?

For the first time since 1803, two broods of cicadas are emerging at the same time this summer, which means riotous buzzing in some areas. Fatima Husain, tinnitus researcher and professor at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and former ATA board member, shares insights on how the sound of cicadas chirping can be soothing for some individuals with tinnitus and concerning for others.

To hear Dr. Husain's listening tips, see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNy7z3UlJeI