/Dr. Cynthia L. Ellison, Au.D

About Dr. Cynthia L. Ellison, Au.D

Dr. Ellison obtained her undergraduate and graduate degrees at Northern Illinois University and her Doctorate in Audiology (Au.D.) from Arizona School of Health Sciences. She is licensed in Tennessee and specializes in rehabilitative audiology and Tinnitus.

September is World Alzheimer’s Month

By |2019-09-18T03:48:49+00:00September 18th, 2019|Categories: Dementia|

Since September is World Alzheimer’s Month, let’s take a little bit of time to learn more about the connection between hearing loss and your brain. Did you know that 5.8 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease? In the past, those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease faced a lot of negative stigma, and changes in their personality, or their [...]

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Dancing with Hearing Loss

By |2019-09-01T01:09:09+00:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: Hearing, Hearing Loss|

Ward off depression, dementia, and social isolation through dance 16 August 2019 I have severe, longstanding hearing loss in both ears. Since childhood, I have suffered through—and often completely avoided—parties and other challenging social situations. It wasn’t until my third year in university that I discovered an extremely helpful strategy for interpersonal communication—I learned to dance. [...]

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A Link Between Hearing Loss & Dementia 

By |2019-08-16T18:18:55+00:00August 16th, 2019|Categories: Dementia, Hearing Loss|

When you live with hearing loss, unexpected challenges can come up every day. From navigating a new store to keeping up in conversation with your friends, hearing loss can throw a curveball into your life. While you might easily notice some of the changes hearing loss makes in your day-to-day life, what is harder to see [...]

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Acknowledging the Reality of Hearing Loss

By |2019-07-16T21:46:49+00:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: Hearing|

Hearing loss isn’t something that anyone likes to face. Because of stigma, or denial or discomfort, many people don’t address their hearing loss when it first arises. In fact, the average time between when people first notice an issue with their hearing and when they seek treatment is a startling seven years! Unfortunately, the earlier hearing [...]

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