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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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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
You know you’re having some problems hearing. Your friends and family members seem to point out what you’re missing or how often they have to repeat information every day now. But are you aware of exactly how that might be impacting you on a daily basis? CONSEQUENCES OF UNTREATED HEARING LOSS Untreated hearing loss can have serious emotional and social consequences. A study conducted by the Seniors Research Group, an alliance between the National Council on Aging (NCOA) and Market Strategies, Inc. “debunked the myth that untreated hearing loss…is a harmless
“Should I wear my hearing aids every day?” is a question we’re asked many times. Our patients will often equate their hearing aids to reading glasses. They will tell us that, “I only wear my reading glasses when I know I’ll need them, can’t I do the same thing with my hearing aids?” ADJUSTING TO YOUR HEARING AIDS In the beginning adjusting to your new hearing aids will take some time. The adjustment period and ultimately how well you’ll do with hearing aids will vary from person to person
One of the most common health problems in the U.S. today is hearing loss. Dr. Frank Lin from Johns Hopkins Hospital reported recently that nearly one fifth of all Americans 12 years or older have hearing loss so severe that it may make communication difficult. The findings, thought to be the first nationally representative estimate of hearing loss, suggest that many more people than previously thought are affected by this condition. Often, the loss develops so gradually it goes unnoticed until it becomes severe. As the percentage of elderly in