Posted under: Uncategorized by admin on July 27th, 2013 12:00 am
If you have difficulty hearing, it is important to find out the underlying cause because this will affect how the problem is treated. There are three basic categories: conductive, sensorineural and mixed.
When the problem is in the middle ear, ear drum or ear canal, it is classified as conductive. It can be due to fluid or infection, allergies, wax, foreign bodies or perforated eardrums. People may think their ear feels as if it is plugged up. Conductive loss can often be treated with Read the rest of this entry »
Posted under: Uncategorized by admin on May 29th, 2013 12:00 am
Hearing loss is a serious health condition that can strike at any age. Prolonged or sudden exposure to loud noises, birth defects and aging can all contribute to hearing loss. For those who experience hearing loss and their families, it is reassuring to know that there are several methods of treatment available that can help a person to regain partial or complete hearing. If you or loved one is experiencing problems with hearing, then here are a few of the most common methods of treatment Read the rest of this entry »
Posted under: Uncategorized by admin on March 30th, 2013 12:00 am
Many things can happen as people begin to show signs of aging. The unfortunate truth is that the human body is a machine, and it matures slowly over time. The good news is that there are plenty of preventative measures that can be utilized when this starts to happen, and they can help to keep your body in top shape as you age.
One of the best things that you can do when you begin to get older is to Read the rest of this entry »
Posted under: Uncategorized by admin on December 1st, 2012 12:00 am
Damage to the inner ear is one of the most common causes of hearing loss. The natural aging process is one of the main things that can damage the inner ear. In fact, it is estimated that 30 percent of people who are between the ages of 65 and 75 have suffered hearing loss. Approximately 50 percent of adults over the age of 75 have suffered hearing loss. Chronic exposure to loud music is another thing that can damage the inner Read the rest of this entry »
Posted under: Uncategorized by admin on October 15th, 2011 12:00 am
Hearing loss really does affect more than just hearing, but there are many things that you can do to take that power back. Hearing aids are very essential in hearing but you also need to remember that hearing loss will affect many other things as well. It puts most people in a state of depression because it affects the way that they communicate with other people. This can be very serious. Hearing loss also affects speech and the way a person talks. This is a very common issue in people with hearing loss. This doesn’t mean that this Read the rest of this entry »
Posted under: Uncategorized by admin on October 13th, 2011 12:00 am
One of the most remarkable heroines of the 20th century was a woman who was blind, deaf and mute, yet due to her own wonderful tenacity and steady and earnest encouraging guidance of her teacher Anne Sullivan, Helen Keller educated America and the world about how to not label the blind as people who should be pitied. In fact by the time that she was seven, when she received assistance from Anne Sullivan, Helen had already shown her abilities to create words using sign language, with the help of Read the rest of this entry »
Posted under: Uncategorized by admin on October 10th, 2011 12:00 am
There once was a time when hearing aids were bulky, and provided only minimal help. Over the years, the technology behind these devices has continued to improve. Today, we have hearing aids that are practically invisible to the eye, and provide excellent sound quality to users.
Hearing aids can now help with a variety of conditions. They can be adjusted to allow for a proper and comfortable volume level, and can be fitted in order to be as comfortable as possible. The cost of these devices varies, though they have become less Read the rest of this entry »
Posted under: Uncategorized by admin on October 8th, 2011 12:00 am
Since hearing is one of the five senses, it’s a good idea to have your hearing tested at certain points in life. At birth, hearing is tested to make sure that everything is operating and responding correctly. You should have your hearing tested again as you age.
A person who is 25 years of age may not need to have their hearing tested unless they have certain illnesses or have had an accident. Normally, older citizens will have their hearing tested regularly at every doctor visit.
If you are taking certain Read the rest of this entry »