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If you or someone you know has had a stroke and they’re struggling to understand what’s being said; it just might be because the stroke has impaired their ability to hear.
What is a stroke?
Strokes happen when the blood supply to the brain is disrupted. This damages or destroys parts of the brain.
THERE ARE 3 MAIN TYPES OF STROKE:
Ischemic – Ischemic strokes occur when the blood supply to parts of the brain is disrupted. This starves that area of oxygen, damaging or killing the brain cells there.
Congratulations, you’ve chosen to do something about your hearing loss. Here are a few tips to make sure your hearing aids work as well as they possibly can, day in and day out!
Water is a serious enemy of hearing aids. Moisture can destroy the microphone and the receiver of the hearing aid, clog the sound opening or earmold tubing, and cause corrosion in the aid. Moisture in the hearing aid can cause a static sound or can cause the hearing aid to operate intermittently or not at all. Moisture comes
We get many questions from our patients. “Are there different types of hearing loss?” is a question we get asked a lot. We figure our patients can’t be the only ones asking if there are different types of hearing loss, so we thought we’d provide an answer. The answer is yes, there are different types of hearing loss.
The Commonly Recognized Types of Hearing Loss
Conductive Hearing Loss
A conductive hearing loss occurs when sound is not conducted efficiently through the ear canal, eardrum, or through the tiny bones of the middle
You remember your grandmother had trouble hearing. Your dad needed hearing aids long before he got them. And you know you’ve been saying, “What did you say.” more in the past year than ever before. Is it possible you’ve inherited a hearing loss from someone in your family? The answer is maybe.
GENETIC VERSUS NON-GENETIC HEARING LOSS
Hearing loss can be categorized in a variety of ways. For the purposes of this article we’ll narrow it down to two broad categories, genetic hearing loss and non-genetic hearing loss.
GENETIC HEARING LOSS
A genetic hearing loss is