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Some Children’s Headphones Raise Concerns of Hearing Loss
10 SIGNS You Might Have Hearing Loss!!!
Youth discovers helpful lesson to prolong a hearing aid battery
ROCHESTER, Minn. – An 8th grade student may have made a discovery that could save people who wear hearing aids significant money.
Ethan Manuell is an audiology patient at Olmsted County Medical Center and wears a hearing aid in his left ear. He began a study, with the help of his audiologist, Mary Meier Au. D, looking into the effect wait time has on hearing aid batteries, which is the time between activating the battery and placing the battery in the hearing aid.
Identify the Signs
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After having your hearing tested, what degree of hearing loss do you have?
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Hear Better… Live Better!
Hearing loss is one of the most common health issues in the entire world and is also one of the most treatable. Remember, you are not alone and you won’t stand out in the crowd, unless you want to!
Let’s face it, living with hearing loss is frustrating, even dangerous. Hearing aids can allow you to function better in all areas of your life. You don’t want to miss your grandson’s silly secrets or your wife’s soft, “I love you.” These are sounds you definitely don’t want to slip by. Are you missing important conversation in your company meeting? Are you mishearing what your customer is saying on the telephone? Getting a hearing aid now could save your job, save your customers and may even save your company.
Take charge of your life! Oklahoma Hearing Center can provide you with a hearing solution designed with style, performance & comfort. Light as a feather and using your smart phone are some of the important integrated solutions that have evolved in the hearing aid industry. Don’t be afraid to find out about your hearing loss, enjoy a new level of convenience, discretion and listening enjoyment. Call one of Oklahoma Hearing Center’s compassionate audiologists today and make an appointment to learn more.
What is Hearing Loss?
The ear is a very complex, sensory organ, and even simple conversations can be very tiring for people with hearing loss. Following a discussion with several participants requires intense effort. Active communication is difficult, which can quickly lead to isolation… Read More
Consequences of Hearing Loss
Hearing loss often has complex consequences. Many facets of everyday life become increasingly more difficult. Conversations with loved ones, meetings, phone calls and watching TV can be particularly challenging. In many cases, people with hearing loss will withdraw and become… Read More
Solutions for Hearing Loss
The Audiologists will spend time testing your hearing and discussing your lifestyle and expectations. There are several solutions including purchasing hearing aids. Hearing aids run on a powerful state-of-the-art operating system and are designed to provide exceptional speech understanding and are comfortable in the most challenging… Read More
Baby Boomers and Hearing Loss
As world populations age, the push to find preventive strategies to protect against Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia is building. Already, we know that modifiable lifestyle behaviors—like exercising, maintaining a healthy diet, and staying socially engaged and mentally active—are important to… Read More
Hearing Loss Statistics
Approximately 20% of adults in the United States, or 48 million, report some degree of hearing loss. At age 65, one out of three people has a hearing loss… Read More
Dizziness and Motion Sickness
Feeling unsteady or dizzy can be caused by many factors such as poor circulation, inner ear disease, medication, injury, infection, allergies and/or neurological disease. Dizziness is treatable, but it is important for your doctor to help you determine the cause so that the correct treatment is implemented. While each person will be affected differently, symptoms that warrant a visit to the doctor include a high fever, severe headache, convulsions, ongoing vomiting, chest pain, heart palpitations, shortness of breath, inability to move an arm or leg, a change in vision or speech or hearing loss…. Read More
Audiogram of Hearing Tests
The audiogram is a graph showing the results of the pure-tone hearing tests. It illustrates the type, degree, and configuration of hearing loss.
The frequency or pitch of the sound is referred to in Hertz (Hz). The intensity or loudness of the sound is measured in decibels (dB). The responses are recorded on a chart called an audiogram that shows intensity levels for each frequency tested.
Acoustic Reflex Test
This measures the reflex to sound that occurs in the middle ear to high-intensity sound stimuli….. Read More
This test assists in the detection of fluid in the middle ear, a perforation of the eardrum or ear wax that might be blocking the ear canal…. Read More
Balance System Disorders
The Audiologists at Oklahoma Hearing Center are the best at consulting and designing an individualized vestibular rehabilitation program, playing a central role in the screening, assessment and diagnosis of patients with balance system disorders…. Read More