Hearing Loss

How to Communicate With Someone Who is Hearing Impaired

Public spaces aren’t always the easiest when you’re not hearing comfortably. This doesn’t have to be the case.  With these tips and a conscious effort to be mindful of one another, we can bring everyone into the conversation. Most of us can think of a time when we’ve been in a loud venue and tried to have a conversation. Restaurants, bars, family events, and concerts… Read More

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Type and Degree of Hearing Loss
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Results of the audiometric evaluation are plotted on a chart called an audiogram. Loudness is plotted from top to bottom. Frequency, from low to high, is plotted from left to right.

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How do I know if I have Hearing Loss?
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Hearing loss can be due to the aging process, exposure to loud noise, certain medications, infections, head or ear trauma, congenital (at birth) or genetic factors, diseases, as well as a number of other causes. Recent data suggests there are over 34 million Americans with some degree of hearing loss. Hearing loss often occurs gradually throughout a lifetime. People with hearing loss compensate often without… Read More

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Can hearing loss cause other health problems?
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Yes. While hearing problems themselves do not necessarily cause other health issues, untreated hearing loss can place more strain on both the body and the brain, leading to potentially fatal conditions. Patients who have been suffering from hearing loss for a year or longer could be at risk of other serious medical problems, such as: Falls. Humans rely on sound cues and motion perception in their inner… Read More

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Do I have conductive or sensorineural hearing loss?
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Most patients with hearing loss will be diagnosed with sensorineural hearing loss, which is commonly caused by natural aging of the structures in the ear. However, some patients suffer from conductive hearing loss, which occurs due to damage or an obstruction in the middle ear that prevents sounds from being transmitted to the inner ear. How Can I Tell If I Have Conductive Hearing Loss? Conductive hearing loss… Read More

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Should my relative with hearing loss stop driving?
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While many people worry about the safety of their loved ones with hearing conditions, many people can continue to drive safely despite their hearing loss. Studies suggest that distractions and lack of experience are far more dangerous than an inability to hear—that is, as long as the hearing-impaired driver takes proper precautions. Tips for Hearing-Impaired Drivers Hearing may not be as vital to driving as… Read More

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Online Hearing Test by Medical Hearing Systems
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https://video.fosterwebmarketing.com/medicalhearingsystems.com/httpdocs/evm/MHS_Helpful_Hints_h264_764x430.mp4 Medical Hearing Systems understands it can be confusing when purchasing a hearing aid device.  We provide tips on what to look for during this important purchase.

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Welcome to Medical Hearing Solutions
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https://video.fosterwebmarketing.com/medicalhearingsystems.com/httpdocs/evm/MHS_Personal_Hearing_Solutions_h264_764x430.mp4 Welcome to Medical Hearing Systems, a division of Silverstein Institute, website.  On this website you will find information on how to determine if you have hearing loss, how to purchase a hearing aid product and how to best maintain that product.

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Study Discovers Hearing Loss Trend in Sleep Apnea Sufferers
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Do you know someone who snores through the night? Are you unable to sleep without your trusty breathing machine over your nose? It might surprise you to know that someone who is affected by sleep apnea is also likely to be suffering from some degree of hearing loss. New Study Finds Link Between Sleep Apnea and Hearing Loss A recent study of over 13,900 people… Read More

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How to Tell If Someone in Your Family Is Hard of Hearing
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It’s never easy to talk about health problems, particularly in relatives who are getting older. But how should you approach a loved one who is showing signs of hearing loss that could eventually cause serious injuries? Ten Common Signs of Hearing Loss Does your loved one: Have problems hearing the doorbell or phone ring? Miss what people say if her back is turned? Listen to… Read More

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