KNOW ABOUT YOUR HEARING
SYMPTOMS OF HEARING LOSS

People with hearing loss usually have following complaints / problems

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Keeping the volume on your TV or radio high.

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Missing doorbell or telephone ringing sounds.

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Trouble in following conversations in crowded or noisy settings.

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Feeling of people not speaking clearly during conversation.

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Speaking loudly of softly.

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Asking people to repeat themselves.

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Difficulty in understanding the words of popular songs when listening to the radio.

Types of Hearing Loss

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Conductive hearing loss

This type of hearing loss results from diseases
or disorders that limit the transmission of sound
through the outer or middle ear. This hearing loss
can usually be treated medically or surgically. In
some cases,a hearing instrument is also indicated
and can provide sufficient hearing improvement.

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Sensorineural hearing loss

This type of hearing loss affects the inner ear or neural pathways. This type of loss usually occurs due to damages to the hair cells or to the fine nerve endings inside the cochlea. This leads to reduced perception of sound intensity and quality. This type of hearing loss is usually compensated with a hearing instrument that amplifies sound to overcome the decrease in hearing sensitivity.

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Mixed hearing loss

This type is the combination of both type
of losses mentioned above. Treatment
optionsfor this type of impairment include
both medical intervention and hearing
instruments.

Causes for hearing loss
Some causes of hearing loss in adults are given below
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Ear discharge.

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Middle ear problems

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Increased pressure of the Inner ear fluid.

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Noise.

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Ototoxic drugs.

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Injury to the ear or head

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Presbycusis- Hearing loss due to aging.

SELF TEST FOR HEARING LOSS

If you answer is "yes" to more than two of the following questions, you should have your hearing checked.

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Do you have a problem hearing over the telephone?

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Do you hear better through one ear than the other when you are on the telephone?

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Do you have trouble following the conversation with two or more people talking at the same time?

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Do people complain that you turn the TV volume up too high?

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Do you have trouble hearing in a noisy background?

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Do you have dizziness, pain, or ringing in your ears?

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Do you find yourself asking people to repeat themselves?

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Do family members or coworkers remark about your missing what has been said?

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Do many people you talk to seem to mumble (or not speak clearly)?

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Do you misunderstand what others are saying and respond inappropriately?

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Do you have trouble understanding the speech of women and children?

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Do people get annoyed because you misunderstand what they say?

GET HELP FROM SIMHA HEARING AIDS
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Generally good number of patients with conductive hearing losses can be helped surgically or medically. The remaining require hearing aids.

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A hearing aid is a miniature amplifier. The microphone picks up sound signals and converts them into electrical signals, which are then amplified and directed to a receiver. The signals are reconverted back into audible sound which will sent to the ear.

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At SIMHA HEARING AIDS , professional support is given for hearing assessment and selecting an appropriate hearing aid suitable to your hearing and requirements. As SIMHA HEARING AID is an authorized centre for world renowned companies like SIEMENS, OTICON, RESOUND and ALPS.

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YOU CAN BE SURE OF BEST HEARING AID FOR YOU. Professionals at the centre will provide you the state of the art of programming Digital hearing aids

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SIMHA HEARING AIDS assures you a new world of hearing experience with their committed and experienced professional guidance.

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