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33 million Americans suffer with some degree of hearing loss. Which means that more than 33 million people are in the same boat you’re in. They live with, know and/or love someone with hearing loss.
Sometimes it’s nice to know that there are really happy, really satisfied people who just happen to wear hearing aids..
The truth, if you are hearing impaired, you will benefit from wearing hearing aids, period. How much benefit will depend on many factors.
Some things we all want to know but didn’t know who to ask about hearing loss and hearing aids.
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Our Company works with industry groups to ensure that its products and services meet or exceed industry standards with respect to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”). Our Company’s products and services are specifically designed to include features that help our customers comply with HIPAA. Our Company uses a relational database that employs a secure login process requiring a user name and password. Our Company supports role-based access. That is, users are assigned to groups, each with certain access rights, which may include the ability to edit and add data or may limit access to data. When a user adds or modifies data within the database, a record is made that includes which data were changed, the user ID, and the date and time the changes were made. This establishes an audit trail that can be examined by authorized system administrators.
According to the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA), a sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) occurs when there is damage to the inner ear (cochlea), or to the nerve pathways from the inner ear to the brain. Most of the time, a SNHL cannot be medically or surgically corrected. This is the most common type of permanent hearing loss. SYMPTOMS OF A SENSORINEURAL HEARING LOSS MAY INCLUDE Loud sounds may bother you more than someone without a SNHL Difficulty following conversations when two or more people are talking Difficulty hearing
One of the more challenging listening situations for individuals with a hearing loss is trying to communicate in a restaurant. Even the most elegant restaurants tend to be on the noisy side. Numerous conversations are going on all around you, dishes and silverware are constantly clanging and music is playing in the background. And being in a seated position eliminates your ability to move closer to the person or persons you want to hear. The Better Hearing Institute has published a comprehensive list of helpful tips
Tinnitus (pronounced “tin-it-tus”) is an abnormal noise in the ear. It is extremely common – nearly 36 million Americans have tinnitus. More than half of the normal population has intermittent tinnitus. About 6% of the general population has what they consider to be “severe” tinnitus. Tinnitus may be in both ears or just in one ear. Seven million Americans are so severely affected that they cannot lead normal lives. PEOPLE DESCRIBE TINNITUS IN MANY WAYS Ringing Buzzing Hissing Whistling Clicking Pulsing Roaring Whooshing TYPES OF TINNITUS There are two different categories or kinds of tinnitus. Subjective tinnitus is tinnitus only you
There are many disorders that can lead to a temporary and/or a permanent loss of hearing. The connection between many diseases and hearing loss is only recently beginning to be better understood, Hypothyroidism is just one example of a disease that has the ability to impact your hearing. WHAT IS HYPOTHYROIDISM? Hypothyroidism, also known as underactive thyroid, is a condition in which the thyroid gland, which supplies hormones to keep the metabolism in working order, is not functioning properly. This results in lower than required levels of essential hormones
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