How Wearing Face Masks Bring An Extra Challenge to Hearing Loss

The face mask has become a staple of our “new normal,” widely recommended by medical professionals as a front line of defense in fighting the COVID-19 global pandemic. In many parts of the country (and the world), mask mandates require the public to wear their masks anytime they’re away from home – whether that’s at …

Find out how we test for tinnitus at Memorial Hearing in Houston, TX.

Testing for Tinnitus

According to Mayo Clinic, tinnitus affects 15–20% of people. This common condition makes you hear sounds that aren’t actually there. The noises can be constant or come and go. Some people perceive a mild hum, while others hear a piercing squeal that causes headaches and makes concentrating difficult. If you experience these irritating sounds, tinnitus …