About three quarters of Americans age 75 and over have some degree of hearing loss. But, according to the National Institutes of Health, only 20 percent of those who need a hearing aid are wearing one. One reason has to do with image: many seniors worry that a hearing aid will make them look and …
What Are the Various Types of Hearing Loss?
More online at www.VirginiaHearingAids.com. There are several different varieties of hearing loss, determined by which part of the auditory pathway has been
Useful tips for dealing with hearing loss
Charlotte Himber has written “How to Survive Hearing Loss” and offers a few tips for people who live with a hard-of-hearing person:
Hearing Aids & Hearing Loss Information
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10 Signs You May Have Hearing Loss
Hearing loss has many causes, but when it comes on gradually, the signs can be difficult to identify as our bodies adjust over time. Here are 10 signs to loo...
Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Facts
Did you know that noise-induced hearing loss may happen slowly over time or suddenly? Being exposed to everyday noises, such as listening to very loud music,...
Parent's Guide to Hearing Loss
Hearing loss can affect a child’s ability to develop communication, language, and social skills. The earlier children with hearing loss start getting services, the more likely they are to reach their full potential. If you are a parent and you suspect your child has hearing loss, trust your instincts and speak with your child’s doctor. Don’t wait!
Hearing loss and chemotherapy
Hair loss, weight loss, and nausea are the most visible side effects of chemotherapy. One of the more hidden side effects is ototoxicity – a condition that causes hearing loss Cancer treatment has come a long way in recent years, withsurvival rates increasing for many common types of cancer. This is great news, but it also means that cancer survivors are experiencing longer-term side effects as a result of their treatment. Here’s what you need to know if you have a hearing loss…
What Causes Hearing Loss
Learn what causes hearing loss. Understand the sources so you can preserve the hearing you have.
What hearing loss?
Action on Hearing Loss is trying to raise awareness on how hearing people, can help those with...
Action on Hearing Loss is trying to raise awareness on how hearing people, can help those with hearing loss: Senior audiologist at Action on Hearing Loss, Gemma Twitchen has said: “Hearing Loss affects people of all ages and can be caused by a number of factors, including exposure to loud noises, virus or disease, aging and it can be inherited. Small changes in our lives can make a big impact on people with hearing loss”. Action on Hearing is offering these helpful tips…
Communication Tips for Hearing Loss
If you suspect the person you are speaking with is hearing impaired, or has a hearing loss, these helpful tips may enhance communication.
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Hearing Loss Prevention Guide
Friends, lend me your ears. Today is International Noise Awareness Day – a good opportunity to turn down your headphones and listen to these tips on how to protect your hearing. You may be surprised to learn just how many ways noise can impact your health Hearing loss is incredibly common, affecting an estimated one third of Americans between ages 65 and 75, and about one half of people over 75. In total, approximately 28 million Americans have some kind of hearing impairment…
what causes hearing loss?
What causes hearing loss? One of the major causes of hearing loss is ageing. Another common cause of hearing loss is exposure to noise.
What is Conductive Hearing Loss?
A person who suffers from conductive hearing loss has difficulty hearing due to a problem in their ear’s capacity to conduct sound waves. This can be attributable to a congenital absence or malformation of the ear or because of a blockage in the ear canal. Several forms of conductive hearing loss can be treated, enabling…
Sensorineural Hearing Loss 101
The many tiny nerve endings in your inner ear are central to your hearing. When these nerve endings (or other structures in the inner ear) are harmed, the result is often sensorineural hearing impairment. Typically, sensorineural deafness does not result in a complete inability to hear. Rather, it reduces the person’s ability to hear particular…
Hearing Loss: Myths & Facts
Hearing Loss: Myths & Facts - Safety Training Video - Causes & Prevention There are many myths about hearing loss. How many do you believe? Never miss a new ...
Hearing Loss Ireland Awareness Video 3
Visit www.heartodayfilms.com for more details on hearing loss and for upcoming films! "Cocoon" is the first in a series of animated videos supporting ...
Q & A with a hearing loss specialist
If you have found yourself saying 'what?' a little too often lately, then it might be time to see an audiologist.