Can You Be Making Your Tinnitus Worse?

About one in five people in Santa Barbara has tinnitus. This ringing in the ears occurs as a result of damage to the sensory nerves in the inner, called hair cells. Unfortunately, once the nerve cells are destroyed, they cannot regenerate. Tinnitus has no cure, but there are strategies that allow you to manage it

The High Cost of Untreated Hearing Loss

Individuals with hearing loss in Santa Barbara already have higher out-of-pocket costs than those with normal hearing. There’s no getting around the fact that the additional expenses associated with hearing loss add up! According to a new study, those costs are even higher for people with untreated hearing loss. Higher Health Care Costs A study