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  • Hearing Aids and Hearing Care Leader | HearUSA
    Testimonials Call Toll Free Today 877 664 9353 Request an appointment Find a center near you About Hearing Health Hearing Health Hearing and Quality of Life Hearing Health Questions Hearing Loss Facts Evaluate Hearing Loss Glossary of Hearing Terms Receive Free Information Call us today for your FREE SCREENING 877 664 9353 Find a center near you Hearing Aids Hearing Aids Overview Hearing Aids Types of Hearing Technology Instant Hearing Evaluation Call us today for your FREE SCREENING 877 664 9353 Find a center near you Get Hearing Help Get Hearing Help Request an Appointment Locate a Center Special Offers Ask a Professional Contact Us Call us today for your FREE SCREENING 877 664 9353 Find a center near you About HearUSA Overview TotalCare Difference URAC Accreditation Quality Guarantee Overall Satisfaction 25 Years of Satisfaction Testimonials Call us today for your FREE SCREENING 877 664 9353 Find a center near you Find a center near you FREE Hearing Check Up FREE Demonstration of Hearing Aids FREE Otoscope Exam See inside your ear or see if you have wax RISK FREE 60 Day Trial First Class Care World Class Technology A Lifetime of Better Hearing Learn more about TotalCare Call Toll

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  • Hearing Aids and Hearing Care Leader | HearUSA
    Testimonials Call Toll Free Today 877 664 9353 Request an appointment Find a center near you About Hearing Health Hearing Health Hearing and Quality of Life Hearing Health Questions Hearing Loss Facts Evaluate Hearing Loss Glossary of Hearing Terms Receive Free Information Call us today for your FREE SCREENING 877 664 9353 Find a center near you Hearing Aids Hearing Aids Overview Hearing Aids Types of Hearing Technology Instant Hearing Evaluation Call us today for your FREE SCREENING 877 664 9353 Find a center near you Get Hearing Help Get Hearing Help Request an Appointment Locate a Center Special Offers Ask a Professional Contact Us Call us today for your FREE SCREENING 877 664 9353 Find a center near you About HearUSA Overview TotalCare Difference URAC Accreditation Quality Guarantee Overall Satisfaction 25 Years of Satisfaction Testimonials Call us today for your FREE SCREENING 877 664 9353 Find a center near you Find a center near you FREE Hearing Check Up FREE Demonstration of Hearing Aids FREE Otoscope Exam See inside your ear or see if you have wax RISK FREE 60 Day Trial First Class Care World Class Technology A Lifetime of Better Hearing Learn more about TotalCare Call Toll

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  • HearUSA Caring Network
    Call 1 800 700 3277 2014 HearUSA All Rights Reserved Home HearUSA Corporate For Members Client Benefit Managers Network Providers Terms of Use Privacy Policy Contact Us

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  • Hearing Health : HearUSA.com
    Health Hearing Health Hearing and Quality of Life Hearing Health Questions Hearing Loss Facts Evaluate Hearing Loss Glossary of Hearing Terms Receive Free Information Call us today for your FREE SCREENING 877 664 9353 Find a center near you Hearing Aids Hearing Aids Overview Hearing Aids Types of Hearing Technology Instant Hearing Evaluation Call us today for your FREE SCREENING 877 664 9353 Find a center near you Get Hearing Help Get Hearing Help Request an Appointment Locate a Center Special Offers Ask a Professional Contact Us Call us today for your FREE SCREENING 877 664 9353 Find a center near you About HearUSA Overview TotalCare Difference URAC Accreditation Quality Guarantee Overall Satisfaction 25 Years of Satisfaction Testimonials Call us today for your FREE SCREENING 877 664 9353 Find a center near you Find a center near you Locate a Center or Request an appointment Please Select AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY OR Zip within 1 Mile 5 Miles 10 Miles 15 Miles 30 Miles 50 Miles 100 Miles SPECIAL OFFERS ASK A PROFESSIONAL RECEIVE FREE INFORMATION CONTACT US First Class Care World Class Technology A Lifetime of Better Hearing Learn more about TotalCare Call Toll Free Today 877 664 9353 Request an appointment Hearing Health Hearing and Quality of Life Hearing Health Questions Hearing Loss Facts Evaluate Hearing Loss Glossary of Hearing Terms Receive Free Information Hearing Health Hearing is essential to the enjoyment of everyday life While hearing loss is invisible the effects are not Helen Keller called deafness a worse misfortune

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  • Hearing Loss and Quality of Life : HearUSA.com
    simply as a result of the aging process With hearing loss it is often difficult to understand speech What is not sufficiently appreciated is that the individual s emotional and mental state may also be affected by the erratic and disrupted communication patterns caused by hearing loss A person with hearing loss is four times as likely to manifest psychological disturbances than a person with normal hearing There is also evidence that hearing loss can exacerbate the behavioral picture of patients with Alzheimer s and other cognitive disorders affecting memory alertness and general ability to cope beyond the expected limiting factors of the disorder without the presence of hearing loss Types of Hearing Loss There are three types of hearing loss Sensorineural hearing loss occurs in the inner ear and is the most common type of hearing loss caused by damage to the inner ear and or auditory nerve due to one episode or more of prolonged exposure to loud noise certain medications or simply the process of aging Once damaged the inner ear cannot be repaired Sensorineural hearing decreases the ability to differentiate consonant sounds thus the fine distinctions in words such as hat versus cat Most sensorineural hearing losses can be treated effectively with hearing aids Conductive hearing loss occurs in the outer and middle ear The most common causes are wax build up in the ear canal middle ear infection a hole in the tympanic membrane or damaged ossicles In most cases conductive hearing loss affects the lower frequencies or pitches and makes it difficult to hear vowel sounds Since vowels contain the power of speech the individual with conductive hearing loss perceives speech and other sounds as being much quieter than normal The condition can often be medically treated Mixed hearing loss is a combination of a conductive and a sensorineural hearing loss Tinnitus Another condition that affects as many as 37 million people is called tinnitus roaring buzzing clicking whistling hissing or high pitched ringing in the ears or inside the head Tinnitus may be constant or occur intermittently in one or both ears and varies greatly among individuals ranging from a mild occasional sound to an ever present chronic condition Some people report their tinnitus is so bothersome that it interferes with their quality of life Many people with hearing loss also experience tinnitus although it is possible to have normal hearing and still have tinnitus If tinnitus is suspected a medical evaluation and a hearing test by licensed professionals should be conducted It is important to have a medical examination to determine if there is an underlying condition causing the tinnitus Since tinnitus is a symptom associated with various disorders there is no single treatment that will help everyone The most effective treatment is the removal or prevention of the cause Unfortunately the cause of tinnitus usually cannot be identified or corrected Therefore tinnitus itself may need to be treated There are a number of treatment options available including the use of amplification

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  • Hearing Loss Questions : HearUSA.com
    What if I have hearing loss and do not receive treatment for it What is the progression of hearing loss and what are the implications 1 Am I a candidate for hearing instruments and what are the signs of hearing loss Almost anyone who is experiencing difficulty with communication due to hearing loss is a candidate for hearing instruments There are some hearing losses that can be medically treated without a need for amplification hearing aids However that is typically the exception and not the rule The good news is there are usually warning signs that there is a possible hearing loss 2 What are the signs of hearing loss Do you feel that people mumble and do not speak clearly Do you understand some people better than others Do you frequently ask people to speak up or repeat themselves Do you have difficulty understanding on the phone Do you find it difficult to follow a conversation in a crowded room or with background noise Do you turn the volume of the television or radio up louder than is comfortable for others Do you find it difficult to hear in public places such as an auditorium or church Do family and friends comment on your inability to hear Do you ever concentrate to listen so hard that you become fatigued Do you have ringing in your ears If you answered yes to any of the above questions you may have a hearing loss and should have your hearing evaluated by a hearing professional It is recommended that everyone have his or her hearing tested annually Click to take our Online Hearing Evaluation 3 Can hearing loss affect mental well being Yes with a hearing loss it is difficult to understand speech What is not sufficiently appreciated is that a patient s emotional and mental state may also be affected by the disrupted communication patterns caused by hearing loss A patient with hearing loss is four times as likely to manifest psychological disturbances than a person with normal hearing There is also evidence that hearing loss can exacerbate the behavioral picture of patients with Alzheimer s and other cognitive disorders 4 What causes ringing noises in the ears Ringing tinnitus is the technical term in the absence of stimulating sound from outside the ear can be caused by many things from fatigue to certain doses of medications such as aspirin It is believed that the ringing is due to spontaneous activity in the cochlea The most common cause of tinnitus is hearing loss and in particular sensorineural hearing loss This is probably because patients with sensorineural hearing loss have some damage in the cochlea that is causing the hearing loss It is these damaged sections that are presumed to be producing the spontaneous activity that leads a patient to hear sounds in their ear 5 How do I hear Sound is vibration that travels through a medium typically the air When these vibrations reach the outer ear this is the beginning

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  • Hearing Loss Facts : HearUSA.com
    and anger Fatigue tension stress and depression Avoidance or withdrawal from social situations Social rejection and loneliness Reduced alertness and increased risk to personal safety Impaired memory and ability to learn new tasks Reduced job performance and earning power Diminished psychological and overall health Data gathered from Better Hearing Institute The Solution Hearing Aids Better Hearing Institute Almost all 95 percent of Americans with hearing loss can be treated with hearing aids Only five percent of hearing loss in adults can be treated by surgery Nine out of ten hearing aid users report improvements in their quality of life The use of hearing aids is associated with reductions in anger frustration paranoia anxiety and overall improvements in emotional stability Treatment of hearing loss will improve interpersonal relationships Most people who use hearing aids have improved social lives Successful treatment of hearing loss with hearing aids is associated with greater earning power Hard of hearing people are less likely to be discriminated against if they use hearing aids National Council on Aging groundbreaking study on hearing loss The survey of 2 300 hearing impaired adults age 50 and older found that those with untreated hearing loss were more likely to report depression anxiety and paranoia and were less likely to participate in organized social activities compared to those who wear hearing aids Hearing aid users reported benefits in many areas of their lives Specifically they reported improvement in Relations at home Feelings about self Life overall Mental health Self confidence Relations with children grandchildren Sense of safety Social life Relations at work Dr Cindy Beyer audiologist and HearUSA senior vice president on today s hearing aids Hearing aid technology has improved significantly in the last decade Almost all hearing aids used today are digital sound goes into a microphone and is digitally processed by a chip amplified then sent to the ear Digital technology allows the aids to be programmed for an individual s unique hearing loss and preferences a big improvement over the old fashioned analog varieties that were little more than an amplifier with a volume control Today s hearing aids are smaller smarter and more comfortable than before Recent advancements have been effective at minimizing the age old complaints of feedback background noise and occlusion that stuffed feeling that comes from having something in your ear Telephone coils improve traditional phone conversations and Bluetooth enables cell phone users to hear more clearly with no wires and often with both ears Advanced hearing aid technology employs automatic signal processing to modify sound on the fly reducing the frequent adjustments that were previously required Remote controls and long life rechargeable batteries provide more balanced hearing and more convenience The result is that the hearing aids are more effective in more situations offering new solutions to the many communication demands on today s active lifestyle If hearing aids are so effective why are so many millions who need them not buying them When we set out to test hearing aids we

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  • Instant Hearing Evaluation - Self Test : HearUSA.com
    SCREENING 877 664 9353 Find a center near you About HearUSA Overview TotalCare Difference URAC Accreditation Quality Guarantee Overall Satisfaction 25 Years of Satisfaction Testimonials Call us today for your FREE SCREENING 877 664 9353 Find a center near you Find a center near you Locate a Center or Request an appointment Please Select AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY OR Zip within 1 Mile 5 Miles 10 Miles 15 Miles 30 Miles 50 Miles 100 Miles SPECIAL OFFERS ASK A PROFESSIONAL RECEIVE FREE INFORMATION CONTACT US First Class Care World Class Technology A Lifetime of Better Hearing Learn more about TotalCare Call Toll Free Today 877 664 9353 Request an appointment Hearing Health Hearing and Quality of Life Hearing Health Questions Hearing Loss Facts Evaluate Hearing Loss Glossary of Hearing Terms Receive Free Information Instant Hearing Evaluation Use the brief questionnaire below to see if you or a loved one may be experiencing some degree of hearing loss Be sure to evaluate each question carefully and answer honestly to ensure an appropriate evaluation The questionnaire represents only a portion of the actual evaluation questions HearUSA uses to establish a diagnosis and should not be used to determine a final course of action other than seeking further evaluation by a hearing care professional Does a hearing problem cause you to feel embarrassed when meeting new people Yes Sometimes No Does a hearing problem cause you difficulty when visiting friends relatives or neighbors Yes Sometimes No Does a hearing problem cause you to feel frustrated when

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