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02 December 2021

Raising Awareness In The Name of Accessibility For Those Hard Of Hearing

Hear Québec aims to make Montreal more accessible for those who are deaf or hard of hearing. Members of the non-profit group stood outside city hall and McGill university campus Tuesday morning handing out face masks with a clear, see-through window. “The more people are aware of what our needs are, […]

22 November 2021

Covid-19 Can Infect The Ears – Causing A Chronic Condition

As millions more humans contract and recover from COVID-19, doctors and scientists have observed more unexpected chronic conditions resulting from infection. The latest and most peculiar case involves long-term issues with one’s ears as a result of COVID-19, a condition that has been informally dubbed “Covid ear.” The name mirrors […]

12 November 2021

Noise Induced Hearing Loss In Children – Protecting Little Ears

It’s easy to shrug off hearing loss as an unfortunate part of getting older, but that doesn’t have to be true. Experts increasingly believe that some progressive hearing decline is due to extended exposure to loud sounds, and that exposure seems to be starting at even younger ages. The Journal of the […]

05 November 2021

How To Cope With Hearing Loss In Social Settings

Approximately 37.5 million U.S. adults report some trouble hearing, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, and the effects aren’t just physical: Hearing loss can leave you feeling isolated, even in a roomful of family and friends. In one Dutch study, each decibel of hearing loss […]

28 October 2021

How To Prepare For A Hospital Stay When You Have Hearing Loss

  How to prepare for a hospital stay when you have hearing loss Contributed by Temma Ehrenfeld – healthyhearing.com October 25, 2021 When you (or someone you care about) is about to enter a hospital, you might not be thinking about hearing loss. After all, you have another health issue on […]

19 October 2021

5 Successful Celebrities With Hearing Loss

What do Tinseltown darling Halle Berry and musician Eric Clapton have in common? Besides being successful celebrities, did you know they suffer from hearing loss? How they have remained resilient despite their conditions and continue to excel in their respective fields are stories worth telling. Marlee Matlin Born in Illinois, […]

14 October 2021

Can Anxiety Cause Ringing In The Ears?

Anxiety affects people in various ways, from causing feelings of unease to making it difficult to sleep. In some individuals, it can cause ringing in the ears, also known as tinnitus. People with tinnitus may hear ringing, buzzing, hissing, or other sounds not associated with an outside source. The severity varies from […]

08 October 2021

Are your ears ringing? What does it mean?

A ringing sound in your ears can be torturous — it’s difficult to concentrate and it’s a distracting sound that only you can hear! This frustrating condition is experienced by nearly 50 million people in the U.S. and is known as tinnitus. Tinnitus can come and go, may affect one or both […]

05 October 2021

Understanding Conductive Hearing Loss

Share on PinterestMaskot/Getty Images You ear has three major parts: your outer ear, middle ear, and inner ear. When damage to your outer or middle ear causes hearing loss, it is called conductive hearing loss. This type of hearing loss makes it hard to hear soft or low volume sounds. […]

28 September 2021

Hearing Loss In Older Adults May Cause Depression

  The frequent use of hearing aids can help alleviate the symptoms of depression in senior citizens with hearing loss, especially those from lower income groups. — dpa Hearing loss may act as a cause of depression in older people, according to University of Manchester researchers in the United Kingdom. […]