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Source: Better Hearing Institute
Most people that wear hearing aids have nerve loss.
The effects of hearing loss will vary between each individual but negative effects can include isolation, social withdrawal, speech deterioration, fatigue, inattentiveness, indifference, loneliness, and depression.
An individual experiencing hearing loss may mention that they can hear but they cannot understand what is being said. Individuals also mention that the person speaking to them is mumbling and not speaking clearly or loud enough. Other manifestations include having to increase the volume in the T.V. and reading of lips when speaking. Individuals also may experience ringing in the ears.
Yes. Hearing aids can help you hear better in crowded or noisy environments. Digital hearing aids can be the most helpful as they can amplify soft sounds while not amplifying louder ones.
Yes. Hearing aids that fit deep in the ear canal, often referred to as CIC (Completely-in-the-Canal) instruments, are almost invisible.
The decision to purchase one or two hearing aids should be made after a thorough evaluation and consultation with your Hearing Specialist. Depending on your hearing evaluation your Hearing Specialist will discuss with you the need to have one or two hearing aids. If you have hearing loss in both ears it is recommended to purchase two hearing aids as you will benefit from better amplification and equal hearing on both sides.
Your Hearing Specialist is the best person to advice you on the different types of hearing aids and the benefits and advantages of each.
It has been proven through research that if your hearing is not used and stimulated often that it will deteriorate more quickly. Therefore it is recommended to have your hearing evaluated to assess what your needs may be.
Research indicates that if not properly stimulated, your hearing can degenerate faster over time. It is important to have your hearing evaluated periodically to be sure this is not taking place.