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The Different Degrees of Hearing Loss

The Different Degrees of Hearing Loss

by Gianina (SU)
There are varying degrees of hearing loss. The type of treatment a doctor will provide for a patient with hearing loss depends on the type they have.

Five Types of Ear Diseases That Could Affect Your Hearing

Five Types of Ear Diseases That Could Affect Your Hearing

by Gianina (SU)
Hearing loss, sometimes temporary and sometimes more serious, occurs when the ear stops responding to sound waves passing through the different parts of the ear to the brain.

Can a Bug Hurt Your Ear?

Can a Bug Hurt Your Ear?

by Shearly (SU)
There was a terrible rumor going around about a little boy and an ear bug. The rumor, which is completely false, indicated that the child fell asleep eating sweets. Ants attracted to the sweets crawled into his ear and by some stretch of medical science, were able to crawl up and into his brain. This urban myth has been busted, but there is one truth to be taken away -- bugs do get into your ears! It happens. There are consequences surrounding these types of events, but brain-eating isn’t a result.

How to Adjust to a New Hearing Aid

How to Adjust to a New Hearing Aid

by Shearly (SU)
There is an adjustment period to anything that’s new in life, and adjusting to new hearing aids is an especially unusual undertaking. They may feel uncomfortable, loose, or awkward. You may hear your own voice too loudly, a constant whistle sound, or too much background noise.

What Can You Expect Out of A Hearing Screening?

What Can You Expect Out of A Hearing Screening?

by Gianina (SU)
The first step to overcoming a possible hearing loss is to undergo a comprehensive audiologic screening. But what does that entail? If you don’t know, then “listen up!”

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