Hearing loss presents itself in a unique manner in each individual. Barring hereditary losses, each occurrence will be slightly varied. Some people will have a sensory loss, while others are conductive. Some will occur at birth, while others do not appear until late in life. One aspect that is … [Read more...] about What Happens When Hearing Loss Occurs in One Ear?
Being diagnosed with a hearing loss can cause conflicting emotions. On one hand, the patient now has an answer that validates all of their experiences and struggles. On the other, they must now undergo the process of managing their hearing loss. The sheer number of hearing aid options alone is … [Read more...] about Are You a Cochlear Implant Candidate?
Hearing loss occurs in all age groups. According to the National Institutes of Health, hearing loss is found in three out of 1,000 children in one or both ears. In adults, the number of people reporting trouble hearing is one in eight people, or 13%, in the United States. The Link Between Hearing … [Read more...] about Exploring Hearing Loss, Dementia, Social Isolation, Loneliness
Phonak has a new hearing aid that is able to adjust sound input based on your motion! When you are walking, your hearing needs are not the same as when you are sitting in a chair talking to a friend. Speech sound while walking the dog with someone or hiking on a trail present unique challenges, … [Read more...] about Phonak Offers Hearing Aids that Respond to Motion