In part two of this “Ask the Expert” series, Amplifon Hearing Health Care audiologist Carrie Meyer, Au.D., answers a question about the connection between hearing loss and mental health.
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In part two of our special “Ask the Expert” series, an Amplifon Hearing Health Care audiologist, Carrie Meyer, Au.D., answers a frequently-asked question related to hearing loss and hearing aids.
Having hearing difficulties? It’s time to see a professional, but do you see an Audiologist or ENT (Ear, Nose, and Throat) doctor?
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Chances are you’ve probably heard of both an Audiologist and an ENT (Ear, Nose, and Throat) Doctor, but what’s the difference between the two and when should you see each one?
Tinnitus is frequently caused by an underlying health condition, although the exact cause may be difficult or impossible to diagnose. But even without a precise diagnosis, a large percentage of people can find relief from tinnitus. On its website (www.ata.org), the American Tinnitus Association offers several tinnitus management tips, including:
About 30 million people experience tinnitus, according to the American Tinnitus Association — making it likely that it affects you or someone you know. Yet, as common as it is, tinnitus is widely misunderstood.
Hearing aids have evolved so much overtime - it's hard to believe that a hollowed-out horn was the only option at one point! "Technology" didn't find itself in the hearing aid industry until the late 1800's with the invention of the telephone as the inspiration. It wasn't until the late 1900's technology was able to fit into something that only fit on your ear vs a device with wires you had to clip on your pants.
Food is one of the most important parts of life. Too much or not enough of the right type of food and nutrients can be detrimental. The same is true for the impact of food to our hearing. Obesity and diabetes both have strong correlations to hearing loss. Food also offers nutrients that are beneficial to your hearing.
The American Tinnitus Association (ATA) and other organizations report a strong link between tinnitus and hearing loss. “Most patients develop tinnitus as a symptom of hearing loss, caused either by age, long-term hearing damage or acute trauma to the auditory system,” says the ATA.