Hyperacusis afflicts thousands

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Hyperacusis Research is Partnering with The Mighty

We’re Partnering with The Mighty! We are happy to announce our partnership with The Mighty. The Mighty is a story-based health community focused on improving the lives of people facing disease and disability, including chronic pain conditions and rare disorders. Our...

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2016 MAKE HYPERACUSIS HISTORY Benefit Dinner

Our second Hyperacusis Research Boston-area fundraising dinner was a great success! We raised over $17,000 for research and had a broad range of attendees. Bryan Pollard, President of Hyperacusis Research, started the event by giving the attendees a Noise IQ test.

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Workplace Noise Injury includes Hyperacusis

Hyperacusis Research partnered with the author of this story in USA Today which features Jeff Ammon telling his challenging story of noise injury including severe hyperacsuis. “Eight years ago, Jeff Ammon, now 55, began noticing a feeling of pressure in his ears every...

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Tinnitus Today: What IS a Safe Noise Level?

In a recent issue of Tinnitus Today, Bryan Pollard and Daniel Fink, M.D., discuss this question: What IS a safe noise level? When does noise exposure start causing hearing loss? The answer to this question underlies a renewed effort to protect the hearing of everyone.

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Hyperacusis Research Supports New ERG Grant

Along with our partner, the Hearing Health Foundation, we are excited to announce our Emerging Research Grant for this 2016. It goes to Xiying Guan, Ph.D., of the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary and Harvard Medical School. He will be studying hyperacusis caused...

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Hyperacusis Research Participates in ATA Webinar

Hyperacusis Research was grateful to participate in the American Tinnitus Association webinar on hyperacusis. The full webinar is available to paid members of the ATA at the ATA members section of their website at ata.org. Bryan Pollard and Rich Salvi were key speakers for the webinar.

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An MD Summary of the 2016 ARO Hyperacusis Symposium

Dr. Iver Juster, a Family Medicine physician, gives his expert summary of this important symposium which convened researchers, clinicians, educators and—importantly—the voice of the patient—to coordinate our growing knowledge of this challenging disabling condition.

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2016 ARO Collaboration Meetings

Hyperacusis Research was excited to participate in the Association for Research in Otolaryngology’s Midwinter Meeting for the fourth consecutive year. The conference, which took place in San Diego, CA, in February, 2016, brought together more than a thousand of the...

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Military to Improve Coding for Hyperacusis

Due to their many sources of extreme noise exposure, military personnel are one of the highest at-risk groups for hyperacusis.  At the 2016 ARO conference, Hyperacusis Research president Bryan Pollard met with key leaders of the U.S. Department of Defense’s Hearing...

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