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Aphasia, as defined by the Mayo Clinic “is a condition that robs you of the ability to communicate. Aphasia can affect your ability to express and understand language, both verbal and written. Aphasia typically occurs suddenly after a stroke or a head injury. But it can also come on gradually from a slowly growing brain tumor or a degenerative disease. The amount of disability depends on the location and the severity of the brain damage.” APHASIA AND HEARING LOSS So what does that have to do with hearing loss? Aphasia doesn’t cause
“Should I wear my hearing aids every day?” is a question we’re asked many times. Our patients will often equate their hearing aids to reading glasses. They will tell us that, “I only wear my reading glasses when I know I’ll need them, can’t I do the same thing with my hearing aids?” ADJUSTING TO YOUR HEARING AIDS In the beginning adjusting to your new hearing aids will take some time. The adjustment period and ultimately how well you’ll do with hearing aids will vary from person to person depending on a
Approximately 36 million people in the United States have hearing loss. The causes of hearing loss can be divided into two broad categories, congenital hearing loss and acquired hearing loss Congenital hearing loss is defined as hearing loss present at or acquired soon after birth. Acquired deafness is defined as the loss of hearing that occurs or develops some time during a person’s life but was not present at birth. Fortunately, many cases of acquired hearing loss can be prevented. SOME SIMPLE STRATEGIES FOR PREVENTING HEARING LOSS INCLUDE: Immunizing children against childhood diseases, including measles, meningitis,
TINNITUS EXPLAINED 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. 7 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
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