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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 had your hearing checked a few years ago and you were told at that time that you had normal to borderline normal hearing. You think it might be time to have it checked again because you’ve been noticing that you don’t hear as well as you used to. You’re also wondering how you could’ve had normal to borderline normal hearing. Exactly what is “normal” hearing? Part of the test that we do involves having you listen to a series of tones at different intensity (volume) levels measured
We take our ability to hear for granted. But, when we encounter new and unfamiliar situations, that’s the time we count on our ability to hear. And there’s no more important time to make sure you can hear than when you are faced with an emergency situation. Most people with a hearing loss have had a gradual decline in their ability to hear. As their hearing slowly changes, they “make do” in part because of the familiarity of their surroundings. New situations, new settings, and new people are more difficult for anyone
The topics of hearing loss and hearing aids are already confusing enough for many individuals. Adding to the confusion is a great deal of misinformation about hearing loss and hearing aids. To help you to understand it all, here are a few facts about hearing loss and hearing aids. It isn’t just older individuals who are hearing impaired. According to the Better Hearing Institute, the majority (65%) of people with hearing loss are younger than age 65. An estimated 1 in 14 Generation X´ers has hearing loss,
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 doesn’t cause