One of the most typical reasons for short-term hearing loss is an accumulation of ear wax, which clogs the ear canal and disturbs hearing. If you are reasonably confident that ear wax is the resource for your temporary hearing loss, you most likely want to clean your...read more
Central Auditory Processing Disorder, abbreviated CAPD, is a complex condition to diagnose correctly for many reasons. Traditional hearing tests do not always detect CAPD because the condition stems from the brain, not the ears. Kids with CAPD can hear spoken sounds,...read more
"What type of battery will my hearing aid require?" is a hard question to answer generally, because there are many different models of hearing aids, and each requires a battery that fits it and provides adequate energy to power it. The simplest scenario to deal with...read more
Many of us have been advised to eat our carrots for good eye sight. But, did anyone ever recommend foods beneficial to your ears? Not likely. We can now tell our kids what to eat for good hearing; advice that's undoubtedly wise for us to follow as well. Hearing loss...read more
The eardrum is required for hearing because it detects sound waves and transmits the vibrations to the brain, but in addition it works as a shield to isolate the inner ear and keep it free from infection. Your inner ear is essentially a sterile, safe environment when...read more
Do you find yourself concerned about hearing damage from noise levels on the job? Hearing loss has lots of root causes, but the most prevalent remains noise-induced hearing loss. If you work in one of the subsequent high-noise occupations, you have reason to be...read more
Selecting hearing aids can be challenging if you're not familiar with the numerous acronyms used to identify popular types. This list includes the majority of the abbreviations you'll run into when searching for hearing aids and offers a brief explanation of each one....read more
Vertigo, a perception of movement in which the individual or the individual's surroundings seem to spin and whirl, is usually a rather unpleasant experience. Vertigo can affect balance, leading to falls which can be dangerous in the elderly, and may be accompanied by...read more
"Speech bananas" aren't mid-day snacks for audiologists.What the "speech banana" refers to is a special pattern shown in the data of an audiogram, which is a graphical representation of an individual's hearing acuity inside a set range of volume levels and...read more
America's passion for guns is almost unique in the world; we grew up with movies and television programs about police and cowboys and heroes who were all carrying guns and shooting them regularly. The impression from these images was definitely powerful, because the...read more
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