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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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A conductive hearing loss occurs when sound is not transmitted efficiently at some point along the pathway from the outer ear canal to the oval window. The oval window separates the middle ear from the inner ear. This pathway includes the tympanic membrane (eardrum) and the ossicles (three small bones). A conductive hearing loss usually involves a reduction in sound level or the ability to hear faint sounds. CAUSES OF A CONDUCTIVE HEARING LOSS Fluid in the middle ear Ear infection (otitis media) Allergies (serous otitis media) Exostoses (bony growths in the ear canal) Poor eustachian
If you live where it’s cold or might be traveling to a destination where cold weather is predicted and wear hearing aids, there are a few precautions you should take to avoid unnecessarily damaging your hearing aids. COLD WEATHER AND MOISTURE It’s time to shovel and yes it’s freezing cold, but odds are better than even that all that shoveling is going to make you perspire. Even a brisk walk in freezing weather conditions is bound to make you sweat a little. And if you perspire heavily that moisture is inevitably going to end
If you are married to, live with or love someone who has a hearing loss this article is for you. Being in a relationship can at times be trying. Being in a relationship with someone who has a hearing loss that they refuse to do anything about can at times be impossible. Never are you more acutely aware of how much you interact with someone until you are repeating yourself two or three times, enduring the TV or radio louder that you would like it to be, every single time it’s on
This is the time of year when we make our list of resolutions for the New Year. We reflect back on the past year and take note of the areas we’d like to change. Here are a few of the top New Year’s Resolutions people make every year. TOP NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS Lose Weight Volunteer to Help Others Quit Smoking Get a Better Education Get a Better Job Save Money Get Fit Eat Healthy Food Manage Stress Manage Debt Take a Trip Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle Drink Less Alcohol In all likelihood, if you’ve thought about making a New Year’s resolution it involves one or more of the items on this