Hearing Loss

Hearing loss or presbycusis is a common progressive condition that can be of three types; conductive, sensorineural or mixed. It is usually an irreversible condition but can be easily managed with proper hearing aids. The most important risk factors are aging and chronic exposure to loud noise. Reversible causes of hearing loss are those of neurological etiology or excessive earwax. 

Hi all, I'm looking for recommendations for headphones that you have found successful with hearing aids. Or techniques for using them (I'm going to ask about adjusting my HA the next time I'm back at the audiologist to see if that'll help, but there is a long waiting list). As for introductions, I'...

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Finally got answers to my hearing loss. But I need a surgery called a Stapedectomy. Has anyone with tinnitus also gotten this and had the tinnitus lessen? I don’t want to get the surgery if it’s not going to benefit that also since I’ll still need hearing aid for that.

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You can contact the Heart of Florida United Way’s 2-1-1 crisis call line or Aspire Health Partners at 407-875-3700, extension 2. Both are available …

My story is probably like many musicians. Although I have earned good money playing and writing music, there were times when I was younger that I had …

The world of hearing aids can be intimidating. With multiple manufacturers and models, it can feel akin to purchasing a vehicle. A minority of adults …

Was told I had an ear infection, in both ears, used drops, they didn’t work, was on antibiotics, now it’s gone, there’s no wax in my ears but I can’t hear the same ? Anyone experience this? Still can’t hear out of my ears even though infection is gone and there’s no wax. Really confused ?

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At 12- or 13-years of age, a good student turns bad. He doesn’t seem to listen in class. He’s restless.The boy in this story is a real one. He grew …

I hope all are well. This week start has been full of surprises and contention. I have been asking about how to get some help regarding my hearing loss, for years now. I was told something incredible--oncology rehabilitation, assessment and treatment. I was told that I could get a referral from my p...

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Is there a way to turn on captioning for all facebook videos? Some of them already have captioning, but the ones that don't, even with my phone up as high as it can go, I cant hear what is being said.

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An ousted Hong Kong lawmaker was on Monday convicted of causing hearing loss to a police officer by shouting through a loudhailer at an …

I have been trying to get more information from the HLAA here in Western Washington. Can you PM me, please?

Findings in mice reveal possibilities for fetal drug therapy for deafnessNew research led by hearing scientists at Oregon Health & Science University …

Hi, I'm Mel. I'm 29. I've had hearing aids for over two years now. It makes me feel very isolated, as there aren't many people anywhere near my age with hearing aids.

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Can anyone give me info on soft-band BAHA? I just found out that is what my son needs and I’m clueless.

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Contrary to what we might believe, hearing loss is not always congenital, but could sooner or later happen to any of us. According to the WHO, almost …

A college student in Kentucky has started making face masks for deaf and hard of hearing people to protect them against the coronavirus …

Hi everyone! Thanks for the add. I got my hearing aids today (so excited!!!) but I find they make my ear canals itchy when I first put them in. Is this normal? Will i get used to them and the itching stops?

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Hi everyone, Not too sure how a community like this work but one of my son's therapists suggested it. I would just like as much info as possible from the people who experience hearing loss and deafness personally rather than the views and opinions of my son's doctors that don't help me feel supporte...

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There's been an outpouring of support from sewers around the country as they race to provide more personal protective equipment for healthcare professionals treating those afflicted by the COVID-19 pandemic. But one college senior in Kentucky studying education for the deaf and hard of hearing …

Schools, colleges and universities across the world have been closed as a result of COVID-19. But students are expected to continue their studies. As …

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