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Hearing Loss at Work

Chris Hears Even From The Back Of
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Some Children’s Headphones Raise Concerns of Hearing Loss

Bryan Oticon Hearing Aid User

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Glossary of Hearing Terms

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.

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Identify the Signs

Click here to identify all the signs ASHA (American Speech-Language Hearing Association)








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

Acoustic Reflex Test

This measures the reflex to sound that occurs in the middle ear to high-intensity sound stimuli….. Read More

Cochlear Implant

A cochlear implant is an electronic device that restores partial hearing to individuals….. Read More

Tympanometry Test

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

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

50 Benefits Of Better Hearing

At Starkey Hearing Technologies, we’ve been helping people hear better for half a century. We’re passionate about what we do because we know that to hear better is to live better…. 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.

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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

Healthy Hearing’s Favorite Kids’ Books about Hearing Loss

Children of families who read together have closer relationships with their parents, do better in school, develop better communication and logical thinking skills and are more focused and disciplined. The more you read, the more you know!

Why not keep a few books on hearing loss and hearing aids in the house so your kids — regardless of whether they have hearing loss or not — can learn to celebrate the differences in others?

Here is Healthy Hearing’s Favorite Kid’s Books about Hearing Loss Reading List:

Ages 4-8

A Button in Her Ear, by Ada Bassett Litchfield

I Have a Sister, My Sister is Deaf by Jeanne Whitehouse Peterson

A Birthday for Ben by Kate Gaynor

Dad and Me in the Morning by Patricia Lakin

Cosmo Gets an Ear by Gary Clemente

Ages 9-12

Cheshire Moon by Nancy Butts

Jessi’s Secret Language, by Ann Matthews Martin

Rally Caps, by Stephen J. and Jodi Michelle Cutler

Addy’s Race by Debby Waldman


A Season of Change, by Lois L. R. Hodge

Hearing Our Way Magazine — a magazine for kids and teens with hearing loss

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