It takes most people years to notice the gradual onset of hearing loss. So if you are having problems such as hearing certain voices, if you ask people to repeat themselves, if others seem to mumble, or if you need to turn the TV volume up to a level uncomfortable for others to enjoy–these are Read more..
The Best Hearing Aids for Severe Hearing Loss
There are many reasons people lose their hearing. Sometimes, hearing loss can be restored naturally. In other cases, hearing loss can only be replaced with the help of hearing aids. If you are experiencing severe hearing loss because of aging or from extended exposure to loud noises and the tiny hairs in your ear are Read more..
Ear Infection Hearing Loss Problems
Hearing loss can occur due to many different factors including heredity, excessive noise, aging, injury, or infections. The most common type of hearing loss affects the auditory nerve. This is called sensorineural hearing loss. Did you know that an ear infection can cause hearing loss? This is called conductive hearing loss. It is caused when Read more..
Hearing Loss in a Single Ear
Unilateral hearing loss also known as hearing loss in a single ear can come on suddenly or occur over time. It can be a temporary loss due to ear wax build-up, infections, or exposure to a thunderous boom. In many cases Single-Ear hearing loss is permanent, however, with the right diagnosis, it can be treated Read more..
Is it Hearing Loss or Wax Buildup?
Your ears have a natural system built into self-clean. This system is self-lubricating and has antibacterial qualities. However, many people try to use q-tips or other products to clean their ears; cleaning out a portion but pushing the wax further into the ear canal. This can cause blockage or clogged ears. You may begin to Read more..
Does Hearing Loss Cause Headaches?
Experiencing hearing loss can be frustrating for you and your loved ones. Hearing is something that is a part of your life and vitality. However, when hearing loss occurs, it can create additional issues. You may lose your sense of balance and be at increased risk of falling. It may contribute to early-onset dementia. Read more..
Safety At Home for Hearing Loss Patients
As an issue that affects more than half of Americans over the age of 75, many of us know a senior who’s experienced some form of hearing loss. It’s an inevitable development in many of our lives, only increasing in prevalence as we grow older. We all want our loved ones to be happy and Read more..
What is Nerve Deafness Hearing Loss?
The key to understanding hearing loss is learning what is happening inside your ear. Say that you hear an ambulance speed past. The sound of the sirens enters your eardrum in the outer portion of your ear. Three tiny bones in your middle ear start to move because your eardrum vibrates. These bones push the Read more..
What You Miss Out On When You Pretend To Hear (and Bluff Your Way Through a Conversation)
For many people, it takes years to come to grips with their hearing loss. During those years of being in denial of their hearing issues, there are often many times when people have to bluff their way through conversations. By pretending to hear, they miss out on information that can strongly impact their lives, whether Read more..
9 Ways to Communicate Effectively With Your Deaf Loved One
Since approximately 2 to 4 out of 1000 people in the United States are deaf, the odds are good that most people know or have contact with someone with complete hearing loss. Hearing Associates of Las Vegas wants to take a deeper look on how to communicate with your friend, co-worker, or loved one who Read more..