Carly Sygrove

Hearing Health Writer

Carly Sygrove is a hearing loss coach and a hearing health writer who has single-sided deafness. She writes about living with hearing loss at My Hearing Loss Story and manages an online support group for people with hearing loss. She is also the founder of the Sudden Hearing Loss Support website, a source of information and support for people affected by sudden hearing loss.

I Lost My Hearing Aid! What Can I Do? Tips and Strategies for Finding and Preventing Lost Hearing Aids

A comprehensive guide for finding lost hearing aids, covering how to use "Find My Hearing Aid" apps, conducting thorough searches, and contacting...

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A Guide to Paying for Hearing Aids

Numerous options exist for paying for hearing aids, including financing, private insurance, the VA and government programs, charity assistance,...

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Chronic Illness and Hearing Loss: What You Need to Know

Many chronic illness and diseases are linked or associated with hearing loss, including cancer, kidney disease, dementia, diabetes, migraines,...

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Auracast in Hearing Aids and Hearables: Bluetooth LE and the New Revolution in Connectivity

Auracast is a game-changer for wireless connectivity in hearing aids and hearables—and all future high-end earbuds. Here's an overview of what you...

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What’s a Hearing Number and Why You Should Know Yours

You should know your "Hearing Number" just like you should know your eyesight and blood pressure numbers. Here's what the Hearing Number is, how...

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Quietest and Loudest US Restaurant Chains as Rated by the SoundPrint App

The SoundPrint app, which has a sound-level meter, and its users have identified the quietest public places—restaurants, bars, coffee shops, and...

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Hearing Aids with Artificial Intelligence (AI): Review of Features, Capabilities and Models that Use AI and Machine Learning

Artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and Deep Neural Networks (DNN) are transforming hearing aids by enhancing speech...

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All Ears on Matthew Allsop: A Sneak Peek into the Life of HearingTracker’s YouTuber

Dive into the world of Matthew Allsop, the London-based audiologist and popular YouTuber with a passion for the science of hearing and the art of...

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Hearing Aids as Health and Fitness Trackers: Monitor Your Hearing, Steps, Body, and Mind for a Healthier Lifestyle

Looking for a health- and fitness-tracking hearing aid that provides data on improving mental, physical, and social well-being? Here we review the...

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Hear with Your Eyes: A Review of Live Captioning Glasses and the Vision of Making Conversation Easier for All

Augmented Reality (AR) glasses equipped with real-time captioning are empowering individuals with hearing loss to communicate effortlessly. Find...

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Flying with Hearing Loss: Best Airlines and Airport Travel Accommodations for People with Hearing Aids and Implants

HearingTracker explores accommodations from some of the most popular U.S. airlines for passengers with hearing aids and cochlear implants. We also...

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How to Clean and Maintain RIC, BTE, ITE, and OTC Hearing Aids

Follow these tips to get the best performance from your hearing aids while extending their service life.

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Top-8 Advanced Technologies and Tips for Watching Television with a Hearing Loss

This article explains why TV listening is more difficult with flatscreen televisions and outlines eight potential solutions, particularly tailored...

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Inflammatory Arthritis, Autoimmune Disease, and Hearing Loss

Did you know inflammatory arthritis has been linked with hearing loss? Here is a look at the connections between these two chronic disorders, why...

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The 8 Best Hearing Aid Accessories

Accessories for hearing aids can be extremely helpful—whether you're listening to a lecture, trying to hear someone in a noisy bar or restaurant,...

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The Connections Between Hearing Loss and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

About 37 million US adults have chronic kidney disease (CKD), and research increasingly points to a connection between CKD and hearing loss—with...

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You Don’t Have to Go Through Hearing Loss Alone: Resources to Support You on Your Hearing Loss Journey

Hearing healthcare writer Carly Sygrove tells about her early experience of hearing loss, resources that have helped her in her hearing journey,...

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The Impact of Hearing Loss on Social Engagement, Loneliness, and Depression

Increasingly, researchers are finding that hearing loss affects much more than just our communication and environmental awareness; it negatively...

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How Hearing Loss Is Associated with Hypertension, Heart Disease, and Stroke

Evidence points to hearing loss–as well as tinnitus and balance issues–being sometimes linked to heart disease. Here is a summary about how...

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Diabetes and Its Link to Hearing Loss, Tinnitus, and Balance Disorders

Research now clearly indicates that people with diabetes are at much greater risk for hearing loss, tinnitus, and balance disorders. This article...

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Meteorologist Meaghan Thomas on Her Hearing Loss Journey

Some may recognize Meaghan Thomas as the morning broadcast meteorologist for the ABC affiliate, WKRN News 2, in Nashville, Tennessee. But...

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Mama Hu Hears: How One Doctor Is Using Social Media to Support Families with Hearing Loss

Today, Dr. Michelle Hu, 39, is a pediatric audiologist based in San Diego who is pioneering new ways to support children with hearing loss and...

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Age-Related Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD): Could It Be Causing Your Hearing Issues?

Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) is a condition that affects the way the brain processes sound and speech. For people with CAPD, the...

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A New World of Sound: Sandi’s Cochlear Implant Story

As a young child, Sandi Wayman, now 47, was often in trouble for not listening or responding to the adults in her life.

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Why Do My Ears Feel Clogged?

There are many possible treatments for clogged ears. If impacted wax is to blame, a professional cleaning can resolve the problem; if a cold,...

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The Life-Changing Gift of Hearing Aids: Matti's Story

Matti began having hearing problems when she was a baby. Her story could have been tragic, but thanks to the help of one generous Texas...

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How Hearing Loss Impacts Your Spouse or Partner

When I first experienced hearing loss, I gave little thought to how my partner was faring. After all, I was the one going through the loss.

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Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Sensorineural hearing loss, also known as SNHL, occurs when the inner ear is damaged. Typically, this means the hair cells of the inner ear are...

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Conductive Hearing Loss

A conductive hearing loss refers to a hearing loss that occurs at the outer ear or the middle ear, blocking sound from reaching the inner organ of...

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Can Hearing Loss Be Reversed? Hope on the Horizon

Scientists are busy looking for a cure for permanent hearing loss, developing cutting-edge pharmaceuticals and gene therapies. Some potential...

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Mixed Hearing Loss: What You Need to Know

Mixed hearing loss happens when there is a combination of both sensorineural hearing loss and conductive hearing loss. Treatment depends on the...

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Could a Hearing Dog Help You?

A hearing dog provides independence, love, companionship, and emotional support, giving deaf people confidence to reconnect with their family,...

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Can Colds and Allergies Cause Hearing Loss

The average adult gets as many as four colds a year and more than 50 million suffer from allergies each year. Both of these conditions can cause...

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Apple’s Hearing Study

Here are the key findings from the Apple Hearing Study, which collected hearing data from thousands of participants across the US.

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Are Headphones Hurting Your Hearing?

Hearing loss from headphones and earbuds is an example of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). To understand this problem, it’s important to know...

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Can an App Improve Your Hearing? Signs Point to Yes

I tried the AudioCardio app for 6 weeks, and experienced some improvements in my hearing. But, were the improvements in line with those promised...

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Feeling Off Balance? How Your Inner Ear Can Cause Vertigo

Have you ever felt dizzy, weak and woozy? Or experienced vertigo, that troubling sensation that the room is spinning while you’re standing...

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Sudden Hearing Loss: The Answers You Need

Sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL) is defined as rapid loss of hearing which happens in three days or less. Here's what you should do...

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Hearing Loss in Children: Causes, Symptoms and Next Steps

Hearing loss that's present at birth is called It may be congenital , whether it's a hereditary condition, is associated with prenatal factors, or...

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New Hope for Those with Single-Sided Deafness

Recently, there’s been interest in using cochlear implants (CIs) to improve hearing for those with SSD. Some studies have reported improved...

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