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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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If have a hearing loss, you are not alone. Millions and millions of Americans suffer with some degree of hearing loss, with estimates ranging from 30 – 36 million. Hearing loss is one of the most common health problems in the United States, just behind arthritis and heart disease. Unfortunately the average person waits a considerably long time before deciding the problem is bad enough to warrant a visit to a healthcare professional. HERE ARE 10 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD ADDRESS THE PROBLEM SOONER RATHER THAN LATER A new study
If you have an untreated hearing loss it’s a foregone conclusion that extra effort is going to be required to understand what’s going on around you. Hearing is no longer a passive event where you’re taking everything in and sorting out the meaning. Instead, as a hearing impaired listener you are forced to expend extra energy and concentration to just follow a conversation in the hopes of deciphering what’s being said before you expend any energy sorting out the meaning. HEARING LOSS AND EXHAUSTION According to Dr. Ervin Hafter, a professor
October has been designated as “National Protect Your Hearing Month.” More than 36 million Americans have a hearing loss (some estimates place the number as high as 43 million). More than half of those individuals are under the age of 65. One of the leading causes of hearing loss is exposure to excessive amounts of noise. In other words one of the leading causes of hearing loss is preventable. Today’s modern world is full of everyday objects that emit hazardous levels of noise. Exposure to
Presbycusis is the loss of hearing that gradually occurs in most individuals as they grow older. Hearing loss is a common disorder associated with aging. About 30-35 percent of adults between the ages of 65 and 75 years have a hearing loss. It is estimated that 40-50 percent of people 75 and older have a hearing loss. For most people presbycusis is an insidious disease, it doesn’t happen overnight. The progression of an age related hearing loss can extend over a great deal of time, sometimes years. And