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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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You’ve been married for 39 years and recently you noticed that your wife has begun to mumble. Come to think of it, your daughter and granddaughter are mumbling too. Realistically speaking the odds are better than even that all three of them aren’t mumbling. You may or may not want to admit it, but you probably have a hearing loss. That being said, we get this question a lot. A better understanding of exactly what is happening may help to ensure that the two of you
From the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, multiple sclerosis (MS) involves an immune-mediated process in which an abnormal response of the body’s immune system is directed against the central nervous system (CNS). Within the CNS, the immune system attacks myelin. Myelin is the fatty substance that surrounds and insulates the nerve fibers — as well as the nerve fibers themselves. The damaged myelin forms scar tissue (sclerosis), which gives the disease its name. When any part of the myelin sheath or nerve fiber is damaged
Aphasia, as defined by the Mayo Clinic “is a condition that robs you of the ability to communicate. Aphasia can affect your ability to express and understand language, both verbal and written. Aphasia typically occurs suddenly after a stroke or a head injury. But it can also come on gradually from a slowly growing brain tumor or a degenerative disease. The amount of disability depends on the location and the severity of the brain damage.” APHASIA AND HEARING LOSS So what does that have to do with hearing loss? Aphasia
Hearing loss is an invisible disability. Those with the condition have a tendency to try to deny the condition even exists. On average a person with a hearing loss will put off addressing the problem for somewhere between 5 and 7 years. That’s a long time to go around either missing out on what’s going on or asking everyone around you to act as your hearing aid. Part of the problem stems from the invisible aspect of the disability. That has a tendency to make people feel like