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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 »
Hearing Loss Can Result in Brain Loss in Elders by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 07 Oct 2011 9:00am @Getty Images Hearing loss in older adults might also cause a loss in brain volume, say researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.  Devices such as hearing aids could be more important than previously thought. When investigators studied MRI scans of older individuals ( ... Read on »
Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss and Aging: Presby-what? by JSummers Posted Thu 12 Aug 2010 2:13pm Presbycusis (prez-bee-KYOO-sis) is the medical term for age-related hearing loss. Like grey hair, it comes on gradually and a lucky few manage to squeak by without loosing their hearing at all. For instance, if your older family members don’t suffering from hearing loss, the chances are better for you to keep your own hearing sharp. Age-relate ... Read on »
'Hear to Meet' people with hearing loss by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted Tue 07 Sep 2010 9:51am Residents in and around Peterborough are invited to pop along to a new befriending club launched by RNID to help reduce isolation for people who have hearing loss. RNID’s new 'Hear to Meet' club is meeting at the Ivy Leaf Club, 1 Gracious Street, Whittlesey between 10am – 11.30am on Tuesday 14 September 2010. The event will giv ... Read on »
Hearing Loss, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Products & Devices for Deaf by Hear World Communications Posted Sat 20 Nov 2010 11:04am Hearing Loss which is also known as "deafness", "hearing impairment "is the condition in which a human is unable to hear or detect the sound. It can be fully and partial both. Hearing Loss can be measured according to the frequency of sound such as mild, profound, moderate or severe. It is measured in DB. Conductive, Sensor, Mixed and central ... Read on »
hearing aid, hearing loss and deaf blogs that I love by Steve C. Patient Expert Posted Fri 17 Dec 2010 10:54am Here’s some of the blogs that I like to read. If you enjoy this site then you’ll definitely love these Speak Up Librarian “I’m a hard of hearing librarian attempting to find my way in the world as a late deafened adult. I became aware of my hearing loss at the age of 40. These stories describe what it’s like for me to come to terms w ... Read on »
A hearing loss is more noticable than a hearing aid by Steve C. Patient Expert Posted Thu 10 Feb 2011 4:23pm I remember being so conscious of my hearing aids when I first started wearing them. It felt like they were HUGE! It felt like there was a big flashing neon arrow above my head pointing right at my ears and a sign up reading, “Hey, check this guy out, look at his ears!”. I still do find myself wondering from time to time if people have spott ... Read on »
The bells are ringing ... am I hearing them. Sensorineural hearing loss. by Diana .. Posted Mon 21 Feb 2011 5:58pm After more than 9 months of constant tinnitus in my left ear -- deafening, frustrating and aggravating ringing, I finally made it into an ENT and more importantly at the moment ... an audiologist. The ENT insisted that I needed an audiogram before anything could even begin. The thing is, I have been going a little more than slightly crazy wit ... Read on »