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How to Help a Loved One
33 million Americans suffer with some degree of hearing loss. Which means that more than 33 million people are in the same boat you’re in. They live with, know and/or love someone with hearing loss.
Sometimes it’s nice to know that there are really happy, really satisfied people who just happen to wear hearing aids..
The truth, if you are hearing impaired, you will benefit from wearing hearing aids, period. How much benefit will depend on many factors.
Some things we all want to know but didn’t know who to ask about hearing loss and hearing aids.
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Please download these forms to complete at home. We understand that no one likes paperwork (we don’t like paperwork either). We provide the forms online to make your visit to our office a little less complicated for you. Please don’t forget to bring the forms with you when you come to the office for your visit.
- American Academy of Audiology
- American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
- Better Hearing Institute
- Mayo Clinic
Our Company works with industry groups to ensure that its products and services meet or exceed industry standards with respect to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”). Our Company’s products and services are specifically designed to include features that help our customers comply with HIPAA. Our Company uses a relational database that employs a secure login process requiring a user name and password. Our Company supports role-based access. That is, users are assigned to groups, each with certain access rights, which may include the ability to edit and add data or may limit access to data. When a user adds or modifies data within the database, a record is made that includes which data were changed, the user ID, and the date and time the changes were made. This establishes an audit trail that can be examined by authorized system administrators.
You’ve recently had surgery and noticed a change following the surgery. You’re wondering if the two could be connected. The answer is yes, a very rare but potentially disabling and little known side effect of anesthesia is hearing loss. Perioperative (before, during and after surgery) hearing loss is a rarely reported phenomenon. However, it occurs more frequently than most anesthesiologists suspect. Hearing loss has been reported following virtually every type of anesthetic technique. Changes in hearing levels have been reported to be either permanent or
We take our ability to hear for granted. But, when we encounter new and unfamiliar situations, that’s the time we really count on our ability to hear. And there’s no more important time to make sure you can hear then when you are faced with an emergency situation. Most people with a hearing loss have had a gradual decline in their ability to hear. As their hearing slowly changes, they “make do” in part because of the familiarity of their surroundings. New situations, new settings and new people are
You wake up feeling refreshed and ready to go. But by mid-day the thought of speaking to one more person leaves you feeling exhausted both physically and mentally. If this sounds like you or someone you know and you or they have untreated hearing loss, there is a very real possibility that a hearing loss is in part causing the feeling of exhaustion. Study Linking Fatigue and Hearing Loss Researchers from the Department of Hearing and Speech Science, Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee analyzed results from a total
Add a Hearing Test to Your Heart-Healthy Lifestyle From the Better Hearing Institute, Washington, DC The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is urging people to check their hearing for World Heart Day on September 29 in response to a growing body of research showing a link between cardiovascular and hearing health. Raymond Hull, PhD, professor of communication sciences and disorders in audiology and neurosciences at Wichita State University, recently completed research analyzing 84 years of work from scientists worldwide on the connection between cardiovascular
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