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33 million Americans suffer with some degree of hearing loss. Which means that more than 33 million people are in the same boat you’re in. They live with, know and/or love someone with hearing loss.
Sometimes it’s nice to know that there are really happy, really satisfied people who just happen to wear hearing aids..
The truth, if you are hearing impaired, you will benefit from wearing hearing aids, period. How much benefit will depend on many factors.
Some things we all want to know but didn’t know who to ask about hearing loss and hearing aids.
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You felt a small bump in your ear canal when you were cleaning your ears with a Q-tip (which, by the way, you should not be doing). And now you’re wondering what it might be. One of the possibilities (and there are others) is that the bump in your ear is an osteoma. An osteoma of the external ear canal is a benign (harmless) bony tumor. WHAT CAUSES OSTEOMAS? The etiology or cause of osteomas is unknown. Osteomas are usually discovered during a routine ear examination. They can
We’re hoping you enjoy your day today but remember, fireworks, firecrackers, concerts and outdoor events make Independence Day one of the noisiest American holidays. These events can expose us to noises that hurt our hearing. HOW FIREWORKS AFFECT HEARING From Boys Town National Research Hospital, fireworks produce a sound output that is in the 150 to 175 decibel range. Each year, many people experience some damage to their hearing as a result of fireworks. Exposure to loud sounds can result in the following: Tinnitus – ringing
If you or someone you know suffers from hypertension (high blood pressure), you should know that it could lead to more problems than you may have imagined. A study published in February 2013 demonstrated a significant association between hypertension (high blood pressure) and hearing loss. A total of 274 patients between the ages of 45 – 64 were studied, with the researchers finding a direct correlation between the presence of hypertension – also known as high blood pressure – and impaired hearing. On a positive
The easy answer is yes there are different degrees of hearing loss. What is harder for most people to understand is the impact this has on exactly what someone does or doesn’t hear. We hear this story (or some version of this story) quite often. “When I sit beside my husband on the couch and talk to him, he can hear me without a problem. As soon as he turns on the TV…, which is louder than, I would like it to
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