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The 33 million Americans who suffer with hearing loss are loved by someone who wants to help.
Sometimes it’s nice to know that there are happy, satisfied people who are excited to be hearing again.
The truth, if you are hearing impaired, you will benefit from wearing hearing aids, period.
Some things you may want to know but didn’t know who to ask about hearing loss and hearing aids.
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If you live with someone who is struggling to hear, then this article is for you. Convincing someone that they have a problem hearing can be a daunting task, typically because they either don’t recognize that a problem exists or don’t realize how bad the problem has become. Hearing loss (the majority of the time) occurs very gradually, allowing the individual with the hearing loss to develop systems that in their mind compensate for the hearing loss. Those compensatory measures often include: Asking friends and family
Exposure to noise from the workplace and noise-induced hearing loss can be dangerous to your health according to a recent study. Researcher’s found that workers regularly exposed to noise levels of 100 decibels had more than double the risk of being hospitalized for a workplace injury. Lead researcher, Serge-Andre Girard said that, “exposure to high noise levels increases fatigue, decreases the ability to concentrate and impairs the quality of communication between workers. Both noise and noise-induced hearing loss could be involved in
In a study supported by the National Institute of Health and published in Feb 2014, Journal of Personality it was determined that hearing loss among older adults leaves a deep impact on their personality. The researchers studied 400 people in the age group of 80-98 over a period of six years. The team investigated a change in two personality traits: Extraversion Extraversion is defined as being sociable, assertive, emotionally expressive and excitable. People who are high in this trait are often described as being outgoing and talkative, while those low
The auditory system (outer, middle and inner ear) is the sensory system for hearing. And like any other sensory system in the body (vision, touch, smell) it is likely to change how well it works over time. There are any number of reasons why your auditory system may not work as well tomorrow as it does today. AGE Age is the biggest single cause of hearing loss. Age-related hearing loss, or presbycusis, is the slow loss of hearing that occurs as people get older. Most people begin to lose a