Noise Induced Hearing Loss

What is noise-induced hearing loss? Every day, we experience sound in our environment, such as the sounds from television and radio, household appliances, and traffic. Normally, these sounds are at safe levels that don’t damage our hearing. But sounds can be harmful...

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Hearing Loss differs from Vision loss

As with the eye, the ear’s performance is affected by ageing. However, bad vision gradually makes reading harder as the letters get smaller as in the chart below but hearing loss is different. In hearing impairment some sounds in a word may be heard clearly but other...

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5 Habits for Healthier Hearing for People with Diabetes

Better Hearing Institute encourages people with diabetes to take care of their hearing by following these five healthy habits: Get a thorough hearing exam every year and watch for signs of hearing loss. You do it for your eyes. Now do it for your ears. See a hearing...

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“Frequently Asked Questions” about hearing aid batteries.

Family of hearing aid batteries. #10          #312           #13              #675 How long should a person wait after taking the tab off a battery before inserting it into a hearing aid? We recommend about 1 minute.  It's enough time to let air get into the battery...

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Hearing Loss and Stress

    The intensive listening effort demanded by untreated hearing loss can be extremely stressful. Experts believe that even if you have just a mild hearing loss that is not being treated, thought  and reasoning load increases significantly leading to stress in...

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