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  • Common Questions About Hearing

    2012-08-07

    Does "deaf" mean hear nothing ? "Deaf" means hearing loss in different types and level. Few people hear nothing. We can use "hearing loss"and "hearing difficultly"to replace "deaf". Pl ...

  • Good hearing rehabilitation

    2012-08-07

    Based on practical experiences, good hearing care have three steps: Audiologist must understand your feelings and needs. Choose the most suitable hearing aids for you. Keep in touch with the audiologist frequently. ...

  • Hearing aid maintenance

    2012-08-07

    Basic principle of hearing aids maintenance is dampproof, antiseptic, shockproof and daily cleaning. Dampproof  The hearing aid consists of precision electronic components. The hearing aids bocomes abnormal and noiceless if the w ...

  • High-risk factors of infant hearing loss

    2012-08-07

    America Joint Cormmittee on Infant Hearing (JCIH) put forward high-risk factors of factors of hearing loss in 2000: In the NICU more than 48 hours; Have factors of both conductive and sensorineural hearing loss; Have f ...

  • Three Main Types of Hearing Loss

    2012-08-07

    A loss of hearig can range from a mild to moderate hearing deficiency to a total hearing loss. In general, there are three main types of hearing loss which differ from one anather depending on the part of ear that is affected. Be it the o ...

  • What questions should I ask before buying a hearing aid?

    2012-08-07

    Before you buy a hearing aid, ask your audiologist these important questions: What features would be most useful to me? What is the total cost of the hearing aid? Do the benefits of newer technologies outweigh the higher cos ...

  • What is tinnitus?

    2012-08-07

    What is tinnitus? Tinnitus is a ringing, swishing, or other type of noise that seems to originate in the ear or head. In many cases it is not a serious problem, but rather a nuisance that eventually resolves. Rarely, however, tinnit ...

  • What is an audiogram?

    2012-08-07

    An audiogram is a graphic representation of your hearing ability. During a hearing test, your hearing is checked at different frequencies. The result is recorded as a characteristic audiogram curve. The frequencies The horizo ...

  • Top 5 Ways To Protect Your Hearing

    2012-08-07

    How loud is too loud? Prolonged exposure to sounds above 85 decibels (dB) may cause permanent hearing loss. Normal conversation is measured at a moderate noise level of 50-70 dB. A motorcycle or lawn mower is 85-90 dB. The extreme noise o ...

  • Steps to Obtaining Hearing Aids

    2012-08-07

    Obtaining hearing aids involves several appointments described below. Step 1: Audiologic evaluation (hearing test) The first step is to have your hearing evaluated. An audiologist, a professional who specializes in evaluating and ...

  • Speech, Language and Listening Development (6-12 months)

    2012-08-07

    The following is a rough guide to listening and language  development. It is designed to provide you with information as well as practical tips to help your child’s development. Please be aware that children develop at differen ...

  • Is there anything to do to lessen intensity of the tinnitus?

    2012-08-07

    It is important to realize that the hearing system is one of the most delicate and sensitive mechanisms in the body. Since it is a part of the general nervous system, it is sensitive, to some degree, by anything that affects the overall h ...

  • HOW HEARING WORKS

    2012-08-07

    Ears are constantly active. They pick up sound waves and chang them into information that the brain can interpret, such as music or speech. Sound is a pressure wave that can vibrate either quickly or slowly. Slow vibrations produce deep s ...

  • Find the right expert for you

    2012-08-07

    If you have noticed that you, or a member of your family, are experiencing hearing loss, there are several different experts who can offer you help and support. We have made a list of experts with a brief description of their work in ...

  • Do all hearing aids work the same way?

    2012-08-07

    Hearing aids work differently depending on the electronics used. The two main types of electronics are analog and digital. Analog aids convert sound waves into electrical signals, which are amplified. Analog/adjustable hearing aids ar ...

  • Cigarette smoking and hearing loss

    2012-08-07

    Smokers are nearly 70% more likely than non-smokers to suffer hearing loss, according to a study including more than 3,000 people. Another study found otherwise, absolving cigarettes from blame in hearing loss. The first study, condu ...

  • Causes of Hearing Loss in Adults

    2012-08-07

    Hearing loss in adults can either be inherited from your parents or acquired from illness, ototoxic (ear-damaging) drugs, exposure to loud noise, tumors, head injury, or the aging process. This loss may occur by itself or with tinnitus (r ...

  • B12 deficiency and tinnitus/hearing loss

    2012-08-07

      A vitamin B12 deficiency can raise blood levels of homocysteine, an amino acid that is thought to be toxic to nerves. Low levels of B12 have been linked to a number of nervous system disorders, including memory loss, decreased ...

  • Low-Cost Hearing Aids Prove Superior To Expensive Hearing Aids

    2012-08-07

    After years of using expensive custom hearing aids, Douglas Smith says he found a better solution for his needs with the affordable MDHearingAid, a high quality line of low cost hearing aids which was developed by a doctor.  May ...

  • Hearing Loss In Middle Age May Affect Relationships And Social Life

    2012-08-07

    Around 36 million American adults suffer from hearing loss, and my husband is one of them. Let's talk about what that means in very practical terms: We now pick restaurants based on their noise level over the quality or type food ...

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