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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The easy answer is yes there are different degrees of hearing loss. What is harder for most people to understand is the impact this has on exactly what someone does or doesn’t hear. We hear this story (or some version of this story) quite often. “When I sit beside my husband on the couch and talk to him, he can hear me without a problem. As soon as he turns on the TV…, which is louder than, I would like it to
Depression (major depressive disorder or clinical depression) is a common but serious mood disorder. It causes severe symptoms that affect how you feel, think, and handle daily activities, such as sleeping, eating, or working. To be diagnosed with depression, the symptoms must be present for at least two weeks. SYMPTOMS OF DEPRESSION you feel hopeless and helpless you’ve lost interest in friends, activities, and things you used to enjoy you feel tired all the time your sleep and appetite has changed you can’t concentrate or find that
HYPERACUSIS DEFINED Hyperacusis is the medical term used to describe abnormal and severe discomfort caused by sounds that are tolerable to listeners with normal hearing. The sounds do not have to be loud but can be sounds that are part of the listener’s everyday environment. SIGNS OF HYPERACUSIS Reduced tolerance to sound Increase sensitivity to sound Tinnitus CAUSES OF HYPERACUSIS There are various suspected causes of Hyperacusis including: Hearing Loss, Noise Injury Head Injury or Whiplash type injury Acoustic Trauma (an ear injury caused by a loud noise or noises) Adverse reaction to medication or surgeries Chronic Ear Infections Autoimmune Disorders Noise
The end of Better Hearing Month (May) is the perfect time to stand up and applaud those who have made the decision to acknowledge and treat a hearing loss. The list below has been provided by the Better Hearing Institute. Founded in 1973, the Better Hearing Institute (BHI) conducts research and engages in hearing health education with the goal of helping people with hearing loss benefit from proper treatment. For more information about BHI please click here Are you brushing off
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