Hearing Health Blog
Speak to any hearing care provider about the most common hearing issues they deal with, and they’ll tell you tinnitus is at the top of the list. It affects millions of people every year, with some people ending up with the condition for life. One of the reasons this condition is so common is that multiple things can cause it.
Most may consider aging or exposure to loud noises as the causes of hearing loss . However, a potential cause of hearing damage, which many do not consider, is medicine. Taking certain types of medication could cause hearing loss, according to several studies and reports. In fact, according to recent research, there are more than 200 prescription and over-the-counter drugs
Rarely is the world totally silent. Even in the middle of a forest, there is usually some sort of sounds around us. Because we so keenly respond to these sounds around us, hearing loss can be a devastating part of our life. Approximately 1 in 20 American is already deaf or hard of hearing. Some of these people may not
Tinnitus treatment takes many different forms, as there are multiple causes. In some cases, no treatment is necessary, as symptoms are mild and short-lived. If you’ve been to a concert, for example, you may find that your ears are ringing when you get into bed. By the morning, it’s highly likely that any noise will have vanished and therefore, no
When you go in for your earmold fitting there are four steps that you will go through; this goes for custom-made earmolds or for hearing aid earmolds. Let’s take a look at the four steps so that you know what to expect when you go in for your custom-made earmold fitting appointment. Viewing. When you first go in for your
Once your hearing test is complete, the hearing care provider will review the results with you. It’s normal to have questions. Here are a few you’ll want to be sure to ask. 1. What type of hearing loss do I have? There are different types of hearing loss. Sensorineural hearing loss is caused by damage to the hair cells in