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You remember your grandmother had trouble hearing. Your dad needed hearing aids long before he got them. And you know you’ve been saying, “What did you say.” more in the past year than ever before. Is it possible you’ve inherited a hearing loss from someone in your family? The answer is maybe.
GENETIC VERSUS NON-GENETIC HEARING LOSS
Hearing loss can be categorized in a variety of ways. For the purposes of this article we’ll narrow it down to two broad categories, genetic hearing loss and non-genetic hearing loss.
GENETIC HEARING LOSS
A genetic hearing loss is
Over 36 million Americans are hearing impaired and a significant number of those people wear hearing aids. We are heading into one of the busiest travel times of the year. If you wear hearing aids here are some tips you may find to be useful if you are planning to travel.
STAYING IN A HOTEL/MOTEL
Ask the front desk before you book your trip how they accommodate the hearing impaired. In particular, how you can expect to be alerted in case of an emergency. If
If you live with someone who is struggling to hear, then this article is for you. Convincing someone that they have a problem hearing can be a daunting task typically because they either don’t recognize that a problem exists or don’t realize how bad the problem has become. Hearing loss (the majority of the time) occurs very gradually allowing the individual with the hearing loss to develop systems that in their mind compensate for the hearing loss. Those compensatory measures often include:
Asking friends and family members
In a study supported by the National Institute of Health and published in, Journal of Personality it was determined that hearing loss among older adults leaves a deep impact on their personality.
The researchers studied 400 people in the age group of 80-98 over a period of six years. The team investigated a change in two personality traits:
Extraversion – Extraversion is defined as being sociable, assertive, emotionally expressive and excitable. People who are high in this trait are often described as being outgoing and talkative, while those low