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Video Hearings vs. Traditional Disability Hearings: Why Video Hearings Might Be Your Best Bet by Jonathan G. Patient Expert Posted Mon 12 Apr 2010 4:38pm In previous posts, I have discussed at length what actually happens at a Social Security Disability hearing . However, I have failed to discuss the topic of video hearings (i.e. teleconference hearings via satellite), which are occurring more and more frequently these days as part of the SSA's overall plan to reduce the Social Security Disabil ... Read on »
Signs of Hearing Loss, Hearing Aids and Hearing Implants - by Hear World Communications Posted Thu 27 Jan 2011 6:33am Hearing loss affects one in ten Americans. It affects them in a variety of ways. Over time, it can lead to anxiety, depression, isolation, and decline in career performance. In children, it can result in what appears to be behavioral problems and lack of social and academic performance. By leaving hearing loss untreated, a physical condition may ... Read on »
Hear hear! Hearing loss problems and why you should look after your ears by Steve C. Patient Expert Posted Fri 21 Oct 2011 6:31am Most people take their ability to hear for granted, it’s not until someone starts to lose their hearing that they realise what they have lost. Modern hearing aids do an excellent job of helping those with hearing loss to hear better. But a hearing aid cannot give you back the perfect hearing that you had when you were young, it can only ... Read on »
Hear, hear by joy lucas Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 4:37pm HEARING ILLUSIONS Nearly every remedy will have some kind of noise or sound within the ear - the stranger it is the easier it is to repertorise. It is important to cross reference with noises in the ear. Some of these illusions might be 'felt' within other parts of the body or mind and contribute to the essence of the whole symptom picture. He ... Read on »
SoundBite™ Hearing System Gets European CE Mark–Wireless Hearing Aid That Attaches to Your Teeth by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 16 Mar 2011 11:20am So far in the US, no FDA approval yet.  This is an interesting device as there are 2 parts, one behind the ear and one that goes in your mouth. I first covered the product last year.  Technology is getting very interesting and I’m not sure if I were in need if I would want this system or the Cochlear implant to kind of be done wit ... Read on »
I Turn Off My Hearing When I CHOOSE to Not Hear by Jodi Cutler Del Dottore Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 23 Apr 2013 2:19pm Sometimes the choice is not ours. But all choices must be respected. All endings bring new beginnings. It is our past that gives us the strength to forge forward into the future. Never let a person underestimate your strength. And never underestimate your future. I just got back from a Meeting in Milan. The president of the paren ... Read on »
For Hearing People : Talking to the Hard of Hearing by Danielle N. Patient Expert Posted Mon 08 Dec 2008 9:14am Tips --Whenever possible, face the hard-of-hearing person directly, and on the same level. --Your speech will be more easily understood when you are not eating, chewing, smoking, etc. --Reduce background noises when carrying on conversations -- turn off the radio or TV. --Keep your hands away from your face while talking. --If it's ... Read on »
Hidden Hearing's spectacle hearing aids by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted Tue 17 Mar 2009 4:25am 2 Comments I saw an advert yesterday for Hidden Hearing, a company offering spectacle hearing aids. These combine digital hearing aids built into the sides (arms) of spectacles - meaning people can wear just a single vision and hearing system. The site offers several frame designs and claims that 'people are unlikely to think you have a hearing loss.' ... Read on »
Hearing Aid Market - buy/sell/give hearing aids online by Steve C. Patient Expert Posted Fri 31 Jul 2009 9:33am 1 Comment Firstly, I want to to say sorry for not writing much recently and thanks for waiting it out and not unsubscribing from this RSS feed. Even though I haven’t written much I have not been totally idle. I’ve been building a new part to the site called: Hearing Aid Market Don’t know if you remember but I wrote a long time ago asking if people ... Read on »