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Over 36 million Americans are hearing impaired and a significant number of those people wear hearing aids. We are heading into one of the busiest travel times of the year. If you wear hearing aids here are some tips you may find to be useful if you are planning to travel.
STAYING IN A HOTEL/MOTEL
Ask the front desk before you book your trip how they accommodate the hearing impaired. In particular, how you can expect to be alerted in case of an emergency. If
You wake up feeling refreshed and ready to go. But by mid-day the thought of communicating with one more person leaves you feeling exhausted both physically and mentally. If this sounds like you or someone you know and you or they have untreated hearing loss, there is a very real possibility that a hearing loss is in part causing the feeling of exhaustion.
PASSIVE listening VERSUS ACTIVE LISTENING
We process what’s going on around us both actively and passively. “Passive” listening occurs all the time. Our brain
Sleep apnea may not only affect the quality of your sleep. New research suggests that sleep disorder may be linked to hearing loss as well.
The research, which was presented at the American Thoracic Society’s 2014 International Conference, found that of the 13,967 participants sampled, about 10 percent had at least moderate sleep apnea. These patients had a 31 percent increased risk of high-frequency hearing impairment, a 90 percent increased risk of low-frequency hearing impairment and a 38 percent increased risk in combined high and low-frequency hearing
If you live with someone who is struggling to hear, then this article is for you. Convincing someone that they have a problem hearing can be a daunting task typically because they either don’t recognize that a problem exists or don’t realize how bad the problem has become. Hearing loss (the majority of the time) occurs very gradually allowing the individual with the hearing loss to develop systems that in their mind compensate for the hearing loss. Those compensatory measures often include:
Asking friends and family members