Sudden Hearing Loss

If you woke up and found that you lost your right arm or you couldn’t see out of one or your eyes, most likely you would consider that a medical emergency. But there are many people who wake up in the morning with no hearing in one of their ears and think that it will […]

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How do I know if I have Hearing Loss?

  Hearing loss can be due to the aging process, exposure to loud noise, certain medications, infections, head or ear trauma, congenital (at birth) or genetic factors, diseases, as well as a number of other causes. Recent data suggests there are over 34 million Americans with some degree of hearing loss. Hearing loss often occurs […]

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Type and Degree of Hearing Loss

Degree of Hearing Loss Results of the audiometric evaluation are plotted on a chart called an audiogram. Loudness is plotted from top to bottom; top of the graph is very quiet and bottom of the graph is very loud. Frequency, or pitch, from low to high, is plotted from left to right. Hearing loss (HL) […]

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Age Related Hearing Loss

Hearing loss and aging often go hand-in-hand. Age related hearing loss has also been linked to several other conditions commonly treated as we age. Those dealing with heart disease, diabetes, memory loss, sleep apnea and depression have a higher incidence of hearing loss. If you or someone close to you is being treated for any […]

Hearing Loss