There are really only two main types of hearing loss, conductive and sensorineural. There is also a "mi...
There are really only two main types of hearing loss, conductive and sensorineural. There is also a "mixed hearing loss" for some individuals that is a combination of both. While there are number of different causes for hearing loss, they typically funnel down into of these three. Any type hearing loss can always be helped. Whether it's in the form of technology through hearing aids, or help in the form of the support of those around you to search for alternative means of communication.
What to Know Before You Seek Help With Your Hearing Loss:
- 1 in 5 people in the United States of America has a hearing loss.
- Hearing loss occurs gradually over time Most people wait 5-7
years before they take action about their hearing loss. During this
time, hearing continues to degenerate if you are exposed to loud
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“Hi I’m Dr. Parrish, and this is Fact or Fiction with SayWhat.
Today’s topic is: ‘My hearing loss cannot be helped’ - fact or fiction?
This is fiction. All types of hearing loss are able to be helped, however, depending on the cause of the hearing loss, will determine what type of treatment is most appropriate. If it is something medical in nature, you will be referred to go and see a medical doctor. However, if it is due to aging and normal hearing loss, then we would recommend hearing aids.”
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