Posts Tagged ‘hearing loss’

The Silent Cause of Hearing Loss

Could Ototoxic Drugs Be Affecting Your Hearing Without Your Knowledge?

What Is Ototoxicity?

The definition of ototoxicity, in its simplest form, is ear poisoning (“oto” references the ear and toxicity ref...

Facts about Tinnitus



What is Tinnitus?

Tinnitus is noises in the head, not related to any psychiatric condition. The noise can be heard anywhere in the head or in one or both ears. So far there are no scientific proven ...

Prevention of Hearing Loss

Causes of Hearing Loss

There are many causes of hearing loss that are beyond our control, such as those caused by heredity. We can’t pick our parents and our genetic make-up - though with continuing advances in gene research, clin...

Getting used to your hearing aids.

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Getting used to the hearing aid

The first encounter with your hearing aid

Your first experiences are essential for the successful adjustment of ...

Why is Hearing Loss Harder For Men?

Hearing loss advocate Shari Eberts has early onset adult hearing loss. She believes men suffer in greater silence and isolation, and offers ways to help those who may feel ashamed or alone.

  I have hearing loss, as did my father, and believe me, it is not fun; but it seemed to have been a lot harder for him than it is for me. He did his best to hide it, smiling and nodding his w...

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