Published: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:27:57 -0500
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:36:44 -0500As much as immediate attention hearing loss needs, it is commonly avoided by some people due to the fear of hearing assessment and myths associated with it. Let's debunk some of the most common myths to help better prepare for the condition and receive required hearing care.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 09:30:17 -0500The causes of hearing loss in Iowans may surprise you, however. people in Iowa often joke that we have two seasons - winter, and construction / farming / pothole repair. That second season is wreaking havoc on our hearing. Let's go over some of the occupations that contribute most to hearing loss in Iowa.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 10:16:58 -0500Many people suffer from the constant nagging ear ringing known as tinnitus. There is a unique, easy, and very effective solution to heal tinnitus and it begins and ends simply by... listening!
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 08:44:45 -0500Our ears have tiny pebbles of calcium carbonite in the inner ear that helps us maintain our sense of balance. These "ear rocks" also called Otoliths, are located deep in the inner ear in a small pouch called a utricle.
Tue, 09 Aug 2016 15:36:21 -0500As much as it is important and inevitable, education and learning can be exceptionally challenging for the kids who are dealing with hearing impairment or hearing loss. Luckily, they have teachers as their guardians at school just like they have parents at home to care for them.
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 15:01:27 -0500Closed captioning and subtitles has been part of accessible media in the since 1972 and has played a large role in the development of disability rights as well as civil rights in the United States. Created initially for the Deaf and hard-of-hearing, it has been implemented on a large scale since that time across television programming via video captioning and now on the Internet with YouTube closed captioning. The primary benefit of closed captioning services is to provide a convenient visual interpretation through text or symbol of televised audio content including speech, music and sound effects.
Mon, 27 Jun 2016 15:00:40 -0500Why are closed captioning services a big deal? Maybe you don't know anyone with a significant hearing deficit. Or do you? According to the National Institute for Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), approximately 15% of American adults (37.5 million people) aged 18 and over report some hearing difficulty. About two percent of adults aged 45 to 54 have disabling hearing loss, increasing to 8.5% for adults from 55 to 64, 25% for adults aged 65 to 74, and 50% for American adults aged 75 and older. In addition, the NIDCD estimates that approximately 15% of Americans (26 million people) between the ages of 20 and 69 have high-frequency hearing loss due to exposure to noise at work or during leisure activities.
Thu, 23 Jun 2016 08:24:27 -0500Hearing aids aid a person to hear properly. However it is best to be very careful while buying them to ensure maximum impact.
Tue, 26 Apr 2016 06:32:54 -0500Are you experiencing hearing loss, or do you hear a constant ringing in your ears? Are you wondering about the different types of hearing and balance disorders? An audiologist is a specialist who evaluates and treats people with hearing and balance-related problems.
Fri, 15 Apr 2016 06:24:23 -0500An inmate at an Ohio correctional facility is suing to get new hearing aids. The outcome of the case could affect more than just one man's ears.
Tue, 12 Apr 2016 06:39:51 -0500Tinnitus mainly affects people who work around loud noises. Below is an overview of those most likely to develop tinnitus, and coping strategies for dealing with this illness.
Tue, 12 Apr 2016 06:30:05 -0500Diminished hearing can have a negative effect on your overall life. Learn the different parts of hearing aids and how they work to alleviate your auditory problems.
Tue, 05 Apr 2016 15:46:54 -0500Those who suspect hearing loss should consider a hearing test with a qualified audiologist. Difficulty hearing in crowded places, having trouble hearing the TV or radio at a moderate and tinnitus (ringing of the ears) are a few common warning signs of hearing loss.
Tue, 05 Apr 2016 15:45:52 -0500Earwax removal may be a matter for a professional to handle. It plays an essential role in the health of our ears, and it is important to know when to call an audiologist.
Tue, 29 Mar 2016 16:00:37 -0500Hearing services help you to determine if you need devices in order to process sound. Understanding what type of system you need and how it works can be confusing.
Mon, 28 Mar 2016 08:23:14 -0500Hearing aids are designed to help you hear well. By understanding the technology available and how it works, you can take the steps to regaining some of what you've lost.
Wed, 09 Mar 2016 14:26:44 -0600A healthy body breeds a healthy mind. You need to take care of your body every day to ensure you are in good health at all times.
Mon, 29 Feb 2016 07:19:30 -0600While it is common to experience hearing loss as an adult, it can also happen to children. If the following symptoms are experienced, it is important to get to an audiologist for a screening.
Thu, 18 Feb 2016 06:18:22 -0600Many people suffer from auditory problems. With proper hearing aid supplies, these issues need not stop you from living life to the fullest.
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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 06:25:18 -0600Tinnitus is a common affliction that causes a perceived ringing in the ear when no sound is present. It can be caused by a number of different conditions.
Fri, 08 Jan 2016 11:01:44 -0600Musical hallucinations are rare. I've been in the hearing aid business since 1986 and to my recollection I'd never heard of it or had a patient that had it. So when I began suffering from musical hallucinations myself two years ago I had to look it up to find out what it was.
Mon, 28 Dec 2015 13:51:43 -0600Many hospitals, doctors and individuals are purchasing their medical equipment from online medical supply stores. In this article, we will discuss some of the most popular hearing aid devices available in those online stores.
Mon, 21 Dec 2015 07:47:39 -0600Ear wax removal may be necessary when canals become blocked. There are some cleaning methods that can be done at home, but serious blockages should be handled by a professional.
Fri, 18 Dec 2015 06:36:56 -0600Hearing aids come in either analog or digital technology. In order to get the best device, you need to understand the difference between the two technologies.
Tue, 15 Dec 2015 09:20:29 -0600Learn about many of the obstacles for individuals with hearing impairments or deafness. A real life observation of issues in dealing with closed captioning and inaccuracies of information that makes life more difficult for individuals with disabilities.
Tue, 08 Dec 2015 12:51:54 -0600A hearing test, which is often overlooked, is an essential part of one's healthcare regime. One way to look at this exam is to look at headphones and how they affect how we hear today as well as what population they are affecting most.
Mon, 23 Nov 2015 10:20:36 -0600What can you do if you live in a third-world country and you think you may be exposed to high noise levels? Well, if you are prepared to be made a pariah or (if a work situation), you are prepared to lose your job rather than get tinnitus for the rest of your life, here are a few pointers.
Wed, 11 Nov 2015 08:07:50 -0600This article provides students of audiology with the theory of how immittance testing works to assess the mobility and function of the middle ear in humans. Equipment, anatomy and physiology is explained. Readers will have a greater understanding of tympanometry and acoustic reflexes and how they fit into the audiological test battery.
Mon, 19 Oct 2015 12:48:25 -0500It is not always obvious that you need to see an audiologist. There are some indicators that the trip shouldn't be put off much longer.
Mon, 19 Oct 2015 07:22:32 -0500Hearing aid supplies help people improve communication. Stores specializing in hearing products and devices can not only help patients get an accurate diagnosis, but also assist in finding the best treatment.
Thu, 08 Oct 2015 12:50:28 -0500Do you believe your child is suffering from an ear infection? By reading this comprehensive guide, you will be able to find out!
Mon, 21 Sep 2015 06:26:47 -0500Some new technological trends are great, but they can be difficult adjustments for those with hearing aids. However, some new companies are doing just the opposite and making it easier. Find out how the industry is changing in these new and unique ways.
Mon, 21 Sep 2015 06:21:38 -0500There are many myths about hearing aids that are either not true, or not true anymore. Many candidates are uneasy with using these devices to cure their hearing loss because they are unsure about the veracity of the information. That is why these five common misconceptions must be debunked.
Wed, 16 Sep 2015 11:49:36 -0500It's no secret that hearing technology is advancing at a significant pace, and the introduction of immensely popular "invisible in canal" (IIC) style hearing aids is a remarkable testament to this development. Appeared in the market several years ago, invisible aids have managed to be the most preferred choice among people who are concerned about their appearance while wearing a hearing aid. While a number of manufacturers are offering IIC, here are 4 brands that offer invisible aids that are as good as advertised and get strong recommendations from audiologists and users.
Tue, 15 Sep 2015 06:32:29 -0500Hearing aid issues can often be attributed to simple problems that can be fixed by either adjusting the settings or cleaning. Make sure to check the device before seeking a hearing aid repair technician.
Wed, 26 Aug 2015 11:32:33 -0500Ringing in your ears can not only be distracting, but can be a symptom rather than the problem. Believe it or not, ringing in the ears affects a sizable part of population. About one out of five people deal with this issue regularly.
Tue, 25 Aug 2015 15:04:10 -0500Hearing doctors are medical professionals trained in audiology. Here are some less-known services they offer that anyone can benefit from.
Wed, 19 Aug 2015 10:11:56 -0500Whoa! Amplified music! Hosting a party? No? Oh, you're just merely listening to your favorite songs, and you actually find it relaxing to listen to very loud music. Many people are like you, and that's okay.
Tue, 18 Aug 2015 11:56:49 -0500Swimmer's ear is an infection that affects many children. Despite its name, swimming is not the only causative factor. You child could show the symptoms even after taking a shower. This infection is usually caused due to unclean water that comes into contact with your child's ear.
Mon, 17 Aug 2015 13:42:27 -0500Visiting a hearing center for the first time can bring up many questions and concerns. Here's what to expect at an exam.
Mon, 17 Aug 2015 07:08:35 -0500You don't need me to tell you that finding a cure for tinnitus can be a very challenging experience mainly because it is so hard to determine why you are hearing these crazy sounds in your head that no-one else can. It is enough to drive anyone up the wall! While finding effective treatment can be challenging, it is not an impossible task and there are some home remedies that may work. So let's get to these 10 ways on how to stop tinnitus using home remedies that you need to try right now!
Fri, 14 Aug 2015 12:31:49 -0500A bad ear or a case of tinnitus? When the full facts are not known, it is easy to miss the obvious. In this case, it was not so obvious, which is why I think it was missed.
Wed, 05 Aug 2015 07:11:13 -0500Hearing problems in children can be prevented if parents are aware of the factors and take necessary action in time. Read on to learn the ways in which you can prevent having hearing problem in your children.
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:33:13 -0500It is important to find the right device to help you hear better. Hearing aids offer a variety of styles in order to help meet those needs.
Mon, 13 Jul 2015 13:54:37 -0500Tinnitus Miracle is Thomas Coleman's holistic approach to treating tinnitus. According to Coleman, Tinnitus Miracle can make a huge difference if you apply the treatment methods elaborated in the guide. Tinnitus can be a severely debilitating condition and no matter what conventional treatment you've tried, it's always wise to try a holistic approach. Here is all the info you need before trying out this natural treatment.
Mon, 13 Jul 2015 13:52:07 -0500Hearing loss or difficulty hearing is a big challenge for a great number of people. Your ears are one of the most delicate parts in your body. Therefore, if you are feeling the slow loss of your ability to hear well, you need to do all you can to prevent further damage.
Wed, 08 Jul 2015 06:32:49 -0500Getting hearing aids can be a stressful event. Most patients don't know what to expect during the process, which can add confusion and anxiety to the situation.
Wed, 08 Jul 2015 06:12:51 -0500Taking your child to the audiologist is an important part of ensuring that they'll have normal speech and language development. Read on for what to expect at this important appointment.
Thu, 18 Jun 2015 06:08:08 -0500Central Auditory Processing Disorder can have a serious impact on the lives of those afflicted. Knowing the signs and treatments for the condition can make all the difference.
Thu, 18 Jun 2015 06:07:41 -0500With modern technology, today's hearing aids are engineered to withstand great use and abuse. However, there are specific elements that can still wreak havoc on your devices, causing the need for hearing aid repair.
Tue, 09 Jun 2015 06:06:27 -0500Tinnitus treatment can help patients who are affected by continual noise from an non-external source. There are several approaches, and it effectiveness depends on what works best for you.
Tue, 09 Jun 2015 06:00:11 -0500The hearing center of the brain allows us to focus on and differentiate particular sounds. Disruption of this filtering system may be the cause of some aural issues instead of problems with the ear itself.
Wed, 03 Jun 2015 05:57:53 -0500A pediatric audiologist will conduct tests specifically designed for your child's hearing issues, as well as age and stage in life. Early diagnosis is important so you can decide on the best path forward, as well as help your child make necessary adjustments.
Thu, 21 May 2015 14:27:55 -0500Often taken for granted, clear and accurate hearing is an enormous factor in one's quality of life. Poor hearing and other auditory afflictions like tinnitus can greatly affect an individual. Having an audiologist in your family's health plans can help ensure lasting comfort.
Thu, 21 May 2015 14:26:42 -0500Nearly 50 million Americans have some degree of hearing loss. Most of these folks could benefit from wearing hearing aids. Find out how in this article.
Thu, 21 May 2015 11:31:00 -0500People suffering from hearing impairment no longer need to feel that they are inferior as compared to the others with the help of these devices that support hearing. These devices are considered to be the best way to improve the oral expression of the hearing impaired individuals.
Thu, 21 May 2015 06:35:13 -0500It may sound wacky to some, but there are actually staunch supporters of using urine therapy to get rid of tinnitus as well as many other health conditions. So if you are struggling with tinnitus and have tried everything, is urine therapy something you should consider in order to obtain relief from the annoying sounds of tinnitus?
Tue, 19 May 2015 06:03:12 -0500If you are having issues finding a quality hearing aid, companies can assist you in many ways. Learn how you can improve your ears with the help of a number of services and devices.
Tue, 19 May 2015 06:00:40 -0500Coming to terms with a hearing problem can be a struggle. With the help of an audiologist, you will be able to hear more clearly again.
Fri, 15 May 2015 10:04:36 -0500There are many causes of these problems, some of them quite natural and some of them indicative of underlying disorders. Below are listed some of the most common causes of hearing loss and their explanations.
Wed, 06 May 2015 15:49:52 -0500Many people have problems with hearing. Doctors can help you get the quality of sound back, so you can enjoy your life with much more clarity.
Wed, 06 May 2015 06:51:22 -0500Central auditory processing is the ability of the brain to process auditory information. The early identification and treatment of this issue can help correct learning and speech disorders.
Tue, 05 May 2015 12:32:40 -0500Today, Tinnitus is a condition that affects 1 in 5 Americans. It is described as a persistent ringing, humming or buzzing and for some the condition has a profound effect on the way they live, sleep and work. There is no known cure for tinnitus, but there is some relief for those who do suffer from this condition.
Fri, 01 May 2015 08:18:32 -0500Some 1.1 billion teens and young people around the world face hearing loss simply by plugging in the earbuds of their smartphones, iPods, and the like and turning up the volume. Add to that such noise-filled venues as concerts, bars, restaurants, and sporting events, and you see where I'm going with this.
Wed, 08 Apr 2015 10:28:32 -0500We hear with our ears but we listen with our brain! You may not realize that almost all hearing loss pathologies lead to a secondary, largely overlooked, mostly untreated hearing deficiency within central auditory perception. To improve brain functions that have slowly been deteriorating, we then, just as we did in childhood, again begin the process of learning and assigning meaning to sounds. Central Auditory Perception and Hearing Loss should therefore be examined together.
Tue, 07 Apr 2015 07:41:36 -0500If you are to successfully discover how to treat Tinnitus, you should first understand a few basic details relating to this infuriating disorder. Tinnitus is not a condition itself - it's a symptom of an underlying condition and often pertains to the depressing perception of hearing noises when no external sound is present and heard only by the sufferer.
Fri, 13 Mar 2015 07:50:49 -0500Are you one of the estimated 50 million Americans who suffer from tinnitus? Medication, hearing aids, and other treatment options may help. Read here to find out all about them.
Fri, 13 Mar 2015 07:28:38 -0500Hearing aids can improve moderate to severe auditory loss. Contact your local audiologist today!
Fri, 13 Mar 2015 07:25:11 -0500How well your hearing aids will work and perform has a lot to do with your hearing aid battery. Don't let yours wear out too quickly and diminish the quality of your sound. Here's a few frequently asked questions and helpful care tips that can help you maximize its life, keeping your sound quality crisp and clear, and your volume and noise control operating efficiently.
Thu, 12 Mar 2015 15:29:50 -0500Children can develop hearing problems at any age. If your toddler is displaying signs of hearing loss, schedule an appointment with a pediatric audiologist.
Mon, 09 Mar 2015 08:56:54 -0500Tinnitus is defined as the perception of sound when no external sound source is present, often characterized by a constant ringing, buzzing, or hissing. If you suffer from this then perhaps the 5 steps in this article may show you a way to a symptom remedy.
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 12:22:28 -0600If you have experienced unexplained dizziness or balance issues, the problem may lie within your inner ear. Contact an audiologist to have your condition properly diagnosed and treated.
Fri, 06 Feb 2015 09:19:25 -0600Do Tinnitus sufferers share any commonalities? The short answer is yes! They do, however; this is where tinnitus gets interesting.
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:55:13 -0600After scheduling a hearing test, you may wonder what it involves. Learn what to expect at your appointment.
Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:51:46 -0600Many people choose not to wear audio amplifying devices due to the embarrassment associated with wearing them. Hearing aid companies have made many different discrete versions perfect for these people.
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:17:01 -0600For your hearing aid fitting, your hearing will be analyzed and your hearing care provider will discuss your lifestyle and preferences. After you undergo this process, you finally will select your equipment.
Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:11:40 -0600When you hear a persistent sound, you may need tinnitus treatment. Learn what is involved with this remedy.
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:06:04 -0600Constant ringing in ears? Then most probably you have Tinnitus. Don't worry though, it is curable and there are ways to cure it no matter what...
Mon, 05 Jan 2015 09:22:21 -0600You barely put your head to the pillow at night and those high-pitched noises come back to invade your peace of mind. The constant whistling-hissing sound drives you mad. It is annoying because not being able to sleep night-after-night you wake up feeling tired, dazed and fuzzy. It is called "ringing in ears" or tinnitus in medical jargon.
Fri, 02 Jan 2015 10:47:50 -0600If you think that you can't hear as well as you once could, it may be time to consider hearing aids. Here is what you can expect when you visit an audiologist for a hearing exam.
Fri, 02 Jan 2015 10:47:13 -0600Summer presents new challenges for people who wear hearing aids. Learn what special care should be taken to prevent damaging your hearing devices.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:58:02 -0600The term 'ultrasound' is used to describe a type of imaging technique using high-frequency sound waves to create images from areas invisible to the human eye. There are several unique properties to an ultrasound. It is an oscillating sound wave with a frequency that falls beyond the upper limit of the hearing range of humans; in other words, it is inaudible to the human ear.
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 05:23:30 -0600Some causes of tinnitus can be simple enough to determine such as impacted earwax, hearing loss, ear infection, blood circulatory problems, certain drugs, etc. These causes make it easier to treat compared to cases when your doctor is unable to determine what is causing the phantom noises in your ears which unfortunately occurs in most cases of tinnitus. Since tinnitus is considered a symptom of a problem in the body and not a disease or condition, if the noises are caused by ear infection, the top tip on how to cure tinnitus is to cure the ear infection first. With that in mind, here are some natural remedies you can use to cure an ear infection.
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:41:56 -0600Is there really any way to heal hearing loss, ringing and vertigo naturally? New studies show that certain nutrients can repair hearing loss and ringing in the ears, and simple "maneuvers" can help vertigo.
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 05:52:34 -0600Do you suspect that your child has a problem hearing? If you think your child has hearing loss, it may be time to see an audiologist. Here are some signs to look for.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:05:47 -0500Hearing loss can strain your relationships and your psyche. Visit your medical professional and see if your auditory deterioration can't be reversed, and if not, get quality devices to bring the sound back to your life!
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:32:50 -0500Tinnitus is the common sensation of ringing in the ears. If this condition is unbearable or constant, seek medical advice on relieving your symptoms.
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:14:51 -0500Many different types of hearing aids are available to fit your specific need. Ask your audiologist about the different options and get help selecting the best one for you.
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:52:33 -0500Hearing aids are the most effective treatment in easing the symptoms of auditory degeneration. See how much of a difference they can make in your life.
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 05:05:55 -0500You can do a number of things to prevent hearing loss. Turn down the music, protect your ears from loud noises, stop smoking and take care of yourself.
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 05:23:07 -0500It is a good idea to have a routine hearing test, even if you are not having any issues. Painless and simple, it can help diagnose potential problems to help prepare you for the future.
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:42:22 -0500Not all hearing aids are the same. Take time to research and talk with a provider about what type and features are best suited to your particular issue.
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 08:49:45 -0500Research and development experts working on the next generation of hearing aids promise of technologically advanced solutions to the most common problems faced by the current machines. This includes factors such as low battery power and the need for invasive surgeries in certain cases. With an influx in innovations in hearing aid technology, the future seems bright for the hearing impaired.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:43:45 -0500As many music lovers will know, standing next to the speaker at a rock concert can seriously impact how well you hear for the next few hours. But the extent of the damage that can be done with one outing, the range of noises that can damage your ears and how quickly someone's hearing becomes at risk without proper protection is pretty surprising.
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:32:47 -0500Noise is now a factor of every day life: the noise from traffic, machinery, television, music, advertising - we are exposed to massive amounts of noise throughout our daily lives. But how much noise is excessive, and what are the negative effects that it can have on your health?
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:13:42 -0500Body-worn, in-the-ear, and receiver-in-ear hearing aids all have their own advantages and disadvantages. But when it comes to the various hearing problems, the ability to choose the most appropriate hearing- aid, makes the most sense.
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:43:04 -0500Some individuals suffer from tinnitus which is a condition characterized by the constance presence of noise in the inner ear or persistent "ringing." With innovative treatments, these symptoms can be alleviated or eliminated.
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:15:08 -0500The advancement to technology hearing aid companies have adapted to empower humans to retain abilities that have been weakened or almost lost, could arguable categorize our species as cyborgs. These advancements have saved human lives and restored people's happiness.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:53:12 -0500A common condition that many people experience, tinnitus can cause partial hearing loss and ringing in your ear. Cases of tinnitus vary from slight to severe. Slight cases can involve a temporary light ringing or buzzing sound accompanied by a decrease in outside noise, while severe cases can interfere with the sufferer's ability to sleep of function as they experience constant loud ringing, whining, or even perceived human voice sounds.