Untreated hearing loss in patients with Alzheimer's Disease can cause an added strain on patients and their caregivers. In many cases, hearing aids can benefit people with Alzheimer's.
Buying hearing aids online or through mail order poses many risks. Consultation with a professional is necessary to ensure the best fitting results.
Although sometimes people talk about hearing loss in terms of percentage, it is not an appropriate or meaningful measure of hearing loss.
A new study finds that searching for health information on the Internet poses multiple communication barriers for the culturally Deaf, who use American Sign Language as their first language. These barriers can seriously compromise their health.
We have reviewed the best phone apps designed to check for signs of hearing loss. This review discusses several that are currently available for iPhone and Android.
With a mission to promote and protect the health and well-being of children around the world, Variety the Children's Charity aims to impact the lives of children and their families, to ultimately make the world a better place. Children with hearing loss can turn to Variety for financial help with hearing aids.
Because many people are not financially prepared to pay up-front for hearing aids, an increasing number of audiologists and hearing clinics now offer financing and payment options.
Hearing aid repairs are best completed by the hearing aid manufacturer. Take your hearing aid to your local hearing center to have it sent in for repair.
Oticon’s ConnectLine Solution series includes the Streamer, TV Adaptor, Microphone and Phone Adaptor, working together with hearing aids to connect individuals to a variety of electronic and entertainment technology.
The new Intiga hearing aid from Oticon has shown immediate and obvious benefits for new hearing aid users.
A new study indicates that hearing loss, even mild hearing loss, can lead to brain atrophy in adults. Treatments, such as hearing aids, may help slow down this decline.
New information about tinnitus treatments, causes of tinnitus, and other topics related to ringing in the ears will be presented at the Fifth Tinnitus Research Initiative Conference, "The Neuroscience of Tinnitus," sponsored by UB's Center for Hearing and Deafness. The event will take place August 19-21, 2011.
Researchers have developed an antibiotic pellet that promises to be an effective treatment for ear infections. Ear infection symptoms in children include hearing loss and problems with speech development and difficulties in school.
People who buy hearing aids online are susceptible to many problems, including fitting issues, the need for hearing aid repairs, and lack of follow-up care and service.
Many different conditions can cause hearing loss and an appropriate hearing loss treatment often depends on its cause.
Wells Fargo has reached a settlement with the US Department of Justice, requiring them to compensate individuals who we discriminated against on the basis of their disabilities. If you are hard of hearing or deaf, are blind or have low vision, or have a speech disability and needed help to communicate with Wells Fargo but were denied such help, you may have been discriminated against and should contact the US Department of Justice.
Let Them Hear Foundation is an organization that provides financial help for people who cannot afford hearing aids, cochlear implants, or other hearing services. The Foundation also supports research, education for professionals, and public awareness about hearing loss and its impacts on quality of life.
The Hearing Foundation (Ear of the Lion) was founded by Lions Clubs in California and Nevada to provide financial assistance for hearing aids for individuals who cannot afford them.
Hearing aid feedback, sometimes referred to as "whistling" or "squealing," is typically caused by hearing aids that do not fit properly or by ear wax blocking the ear canal. Most new hearing aids offer technology that reduces or eliminates this annoying feedback.
The Gift of Hearing Foundation (GOHF) is dedicated to increasing access to cochlear implants. In some cases, the GOHF is able to provide financial help for cochlear implants to patients when no other option exists.
A hearing test is the first step in determining if you have hearing loss or need hearing aids. It is a quick, painless, and non-invasive test performed by an audiologist or hearing aid dispenser.
The Better Hearing Institute urges people to wear ear plugs while watching fireworks displays this 4th of July. Avoiding using firecrackers at home is another way to prevent potentially permanent hearing loss and tinnitus caused by loud noises.
Noise induced hearing loss is preventable by simply wearing hearing protection. You may not notice immediate damage; but remember that exposure is cumulative through the years - so start protecting your hearing now.
The first step in determining whether or not you have hearing loss is to have your hearing evaluated at a hearing center.