Why Hearing Aids is Not a Stigma

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According to World Health Organization, about 63 million people in India suffer from loss of hearing, and yet only about 2-3% of the affected people use hearing aids. While cost of the Hearing aid is one of the reasons, most people avoid wearing it because they think it makes them appear socially awkward, not cool, or elderly.

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Common Causes of Pediatric Sensorineural Hearing Loss

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Sensorineural hearing loss is usually more common amongst older people with 23% of people older than 65 years suffering from this condition. Sensorineural is a term indicating lesion in the eight nerve or cochlear. However, sensorineural hearing loss is common in children as well, and most common cause is genetic.

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Vertigo and Hearing Loss

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Vertigo or spinning type of dizziness can be caused by different disorders, and these disorders are mainly classified as central and peripheral. Central disorders are to do with issues in the brainstem or the brain, while in peripheral disorders the balance organ or inner ear is affected. Here are some of the main disorders that cause vertigo and hearing loss.

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How Does Newborn Hearing Screening Testing Work

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There are two types of newborn hearing screening tests, which are painless, safe, and quick to perform. They are –

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Fluctuating Hearing Loss Accompanied by Dizziness and Nausea? You may Smell Trouble

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Generally when people suffer from some hearing related disease, the common symptoms accompanying a perceptible loss of hearing are dizziness, buzzing, ringing, or nausea. Many times, the nagging symptoms are ignored, especially if the affected individuals are aged. Although older people are expected to suffer hearing loss, the other accompanying symptoms cannot be overlooked as they could indicate more serious problems.

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Music is Increasing Risk of Hearing Loss in Teenager

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Every time you hear loud music you are increasing the risk of damaging your hearing. Repeated exposure to loud music can permanently damage the inner ear and can cause permanent hearing loss.

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How Should You Handle a Sudden Hearing Loss?

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Sudden deafness or Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss or SSHL is unexplained rapid loss of hearing usually in one ear (but both the ears may be affected) over a period of few days. A patient suffering from SSHL should consult an ENT specialist as quickly as possible to diagnose and start the treatment.

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How to Select the Correct Hearing aid for Children?

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Having a child with a hearing loss, is definitely a stressful journey for parents to walk through. Seeking for medical help, and making arrangements to choose a hearing aid accordingly, will not be an easy task, since it carries a completely different subject. In this article, the factors which should be kept in mind, in such a scenario are described in a nut shell.

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How to deal with age-related hearing loss?

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As we get older, several changes take place in the body and its functions. Hearing and vision are two essential aspects of life, which will get weakened this way, over time, making a huge negative impact on the quality of life and therefore it is highly important to take extra care of these organs.

In this article, we are going to discuss about the age-related hearing loss and valuable tips on dealing with it effectively.

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