What Causes Hearing Loss

What Causes Hearing Loss?

By Michael,

Hearing loss can have a variety of causes, ranging from innate genetic predisposition to environmental stressors. The two most common forms of hearing loss are noise-induced hearing loss, which is hearing loss that happens after exposure to loud noises, or age-related hearing loss, which is hearing loss that happens as a natural result of aging.

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How Hearing Loss is Diagnosed

By Michael,

Hearing loss is a very common condition, and a dangerous one to leave undiagnosed. From oven timers to approaching cars, being unable to hear audio cues increases the risk of most every-day activities.

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I Think I Might Have Hearing Loss – What Do I Do?

By Michael,

Is it getting harder to separate out individual voices when you are in a room with multiple conversations? Do you ask people to repeat what they say often?

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Hearing Aids Now Compatible With iPhone

By Michael,

In a world of technology, there are more and more options for those who have disabilities and impairments. Apps and programs of all varieties have been developed for those who have developmental disabilities, deficits in speech and hearing and more.

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Rechargeable Hearing Aid

Are Rechargeable Hearing Aids for You?

By Michael,

 

When you or a loved one experiences hearing loss, there are lots of decisions to make. The Hearing Care Shop’s audiologist ensures he’s up to date with the latest hearing aid technology and still see’s clients daily, providing not only his expert advice but ensuring he’s hands on with fitting and adjusting hearing aids to best meet a client’s needs.  

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Hearing consonant sounds

By Michael,

Does it seem like consonant sounds get harder to hear as the decades pass?  In light of the delicate mechanism whereby we hear these sounds, it’s no wonder they become more difficult to discern.  Mechanical stress wears away our sensory parts over time, and our brain is forced to fill in the blanks, sometimes erroneously.

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Acquired Hearing Loss: Hearing loss for elderly

By Michael,

Hearing loss can occur to anyone, at any time, whether it be present at birth or acquired later in life. A commonly recognised form of acquired hearing loss is presbycusis or decreased hearing acuity that is directly related to the aging process of the human body.

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Enjoy the Sounds of Daily Living Even if You Have Tinnitus

Enjoy the Sounds of Daily Living Even if You Have Tinnitus

By Michael,

Tinnitus, or “ringing in the ears,” can occur in either one or both ears. It is alternatively described with words such as whooshing, clicking, hissing, whistling, or buzzing. It is usually connected with hearing loss.

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Hearing Aids for Veterans in Australia

By Michael,

If you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident of 21 years or older and a Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) client, you could be eligible for help with a range of hearing services, including free hearing test, hearing aids and aftercare appointments.

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Music to My Ears

By Michael,

Envision yourself, as a music lover, consistently having your music playing as often as you can with your ear buds plugged into your ears. Next thing you realise over an extended period of time, your hearing feels a bit weaker due to the volume constantly being higher than recommended.

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3 Types of Hearing Loss and Their Treatments

By Michael,

Although there are many types of hearing loss, there are three main types to consider. Conductive Hearing Loss, Sensorineural Hearing Loss, and Mixed Hearing Loss. Depending on the type of hearing loss, treatment advised by an audiologist is managed in conjunction with your GP and in some case the ENT.

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