Top 20 Questions About Hearing Loss Answered

If you recently found out that you or a loved one is suffering from hearing loss, you probably have a lot of questions about the condition. Below are answers to some of the most common questions asked about hearing loss. What are the symptoms? The primary symptom of hearing loss is an inability to hear speech or other sounds as …

What Your Husband Wants You to Know About Hearing Loss

For many men, hearing loss comes with age. However, losing the ability to hear is never easy. As the wife of a man suffering from hearing loss, there is a lot you can do to help your husband deal with this problem effectively. Below are some things your husband wants you to know about his condition. He isn’t ignoring you. …

What Your Wife Wants You to Know About Hearing Loss

Your wife is struggling with hearing loss, and you want to do whatever you can to help her deal with these new challenges. However, as a man, understanding hearing loss from a woman’s perspective can be difficult. Below are some things your wife wishes you knew about her hearing loss. It affects her self-esteem. Women with hearing loss often experience …

Your Parents AREN’T Going Crazy – It Might be Hearing Loss

They seem forgetful and confused. It is easy to write that off as a side effect of getting older, but maybe there is something else going on with your parent. The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services reports that hearing loss is common among older individuals – one in three has some level of hearing impairment. That number jumps to half …

The Unknown Physical Side Effects of Hearing Loss

At first glance, it seems like the primary side effects of hearing loss would be social in nature. However, hearing loss can lead to a number of other physical side effects as well. Understanding these side effects will help you to recognize and deal with these problems when they occur. Possible Side Effects of Hearing Loss Some of the physical …

How Hearing Loss Affects Your Mind

The Hearing Loss Association of America says that about 48 million Americans suffer some degree of hearing loss. In fact, hearing loss is the third most common chronic medical conditions among older adults. If you are one of those Americans, you already know that hearing loss makes it difficult to engage in conversations, talk on the telephone and hear dialogue on television …

Why a Hearing Aid Could Help Fix Your Parent’s Marriage

Do you find your parents screaming at each other over the dumbest things, saying things like, “Turn the TV down” or “Stop mumbling at me?” Are you worried about their relationship? They may not need a marriage counselor – one of them may just need a hearing aid. Hearing loss causes arguments and other problems in all relationships, especially in …

Top 10 Objections to Getting a Hearing Aid

“I do not have a hearing problem” Many people object to getting a hearing aid because they may not realize they have a hearing problem. Hearing loss is usually gradual and often imperceptible to the person suffering an auditory problem. In fact, only 20 percent of people who might benefit from treatment actually seek help, according to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Daily Habits that Cause Hearing Loss

Are you sabotaging your hearing with the things you do each day? Not all hearing issues are caused by poor habits, but there are steps you can take to protect the mechanisms that allow you to hear from wear and tear. Don’t take your ear health for granted. Consider how your lifestyle choices affect your hearing and make changes to …