Daniel Island Hearing Center was established in 2005 by Jennifer Esse, Doctor of Audiology. Your road to better hearing begins here. Your individual needs are carefully assessed in order to find the hearing solution that best compliments your lifestyle. Your questions about hearing loss will be answered in a professional environment. Daniel Island Hearing Center is your resource for better hearing.
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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
If have a hearing loss, you are not alone. Millions and millions of Americans suffer with some degree of hearing loss, with estimates ranging from 30 – 36 million. Hearing loss is one of the most common health problems in the United States, just behind arthritis and heart disease. Unfortunately the average person waits a considerably long time before deciding the problem is bad enough to warrant a visit to a healthcare professional. HERE ARE 10 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD ADDRESS THE PROBLEM SOONER RATHER THAN LATER A new study
If you have an untreated hearing loss it’s a foregone conclusion that extra effort is going to be required to understand what’s going on around you. Hearing is no longer a passive event where you’re taking everything in and sorting out the meaning. Instead, as a hearing impaired listener you are forced to expend extra energy and concentration to just follow a conversation in the hopes of deciphering what’s being said before you expend any energy sorting out the meaning. HEARING LOSS AND EXHAUSTION According to Dr. Ervin Hafter, a professor
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