1- What is hearing loss?

What is hearing loss? Hearing loss typically means we cannot detect particular sounds compared to those without a hearing loss. Of course, there are many degrees of hearing loss severity. The important thing to remember is that no matter the degree, this can be addressed. Hearing loss: Recognizing the signs: Do you have difficulty following conversation in noisy environments? Do you find yourself swapping the ear you hold the phone to...

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2- Types of hearing loss

Types of hearing loss Hearing loss can occur at any age, for any number of reasons and those it affects have their own particular story to tell. But in general there are three types of hearing loss: conductive, sensorineural or mixed (which is a combination of both). The general and most common causes of hearing loss are age and over exposure to loud noise. However, hearing loss can also occur: as a result of infection during...

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3- Degrees of hearing loss

 Degrees of hearing loss It’s a fact that 1 out of 6 people over the age of 50 have trouble hearing and require some help with amplification of sounds. Hearing loss ranges from mild loss to moderate, severe and to profound. When we have a mild hearing loss, our ability to understand speech diminishes. For those people who have a profound hearing loss, speech understanding is not possible. At every level many types of sounds become...

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4- Signs & Symptoms QA

Signs & Symptoms QA 1 Do people seem to mumble or speak in softer voice than they used to do? yes no 2 Do you have difficulty following conversation in noisy surroundings like in a restaurant or at a party? yes no 3 Do you find yourself asking people to repeat what they say? yes no 4 Do you find you need to turn up the volume up on your TV so that others comment on its loudness yes no 5 Do you sometimes avoid taking calls on the...

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4- Questions & Answers Part 2

Questions & Answers Part 2 Have you ever visited a hearing care professional regarding your hearing? yes no How socially active are you? Not very active Moderately active Very active How concerned are you about your hearing Not concerned Somewhat concerned Very...

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5- Three steps to better hearing

 Three steps to better hearing Fortunately, there are many modern hearing care options. If, after consultation with a hearing care professional, you need to consider hearing aids, todays solutions are sophisticated, discreet and easy to use. Hearing solutions are designed specifically with your needs in mind and are an important step to empower you to participate actively and confidently in all aspects of life. DiagnoseAt the visit,...

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