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Hearing Aids and Artificial Intelligence

In Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids by Roselynn Gamboa Young, Au.D., CCC-A

A person goes to work and comes back from work with a temporary or permanent loss of hearing what do they do? If they could, they would pick up the phone and speak to someone they know. At present, all they can do is to make hand gestures to people. They begin to feel uncomfortable with others, and they slowly …

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How Hearing Loss May Affect Your Job

In Hearing Loss by Roselynn Gamboa Young, Au.D., CCC-A

When most people hear the term hearing loss, the first things that comes to mind are age related hearing loss, accidental or genetic. In actuality occupational hearing loss is one of the most commonly notes work related illnesses in the United States. What is occupational hearing loss? Occupational hearing loss is hearing loss that is directly related to or caused …

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Hearing Aids Mitigate Cognitive Decline in Older People          

In Cognitive Health by Roselynn Gamboa Young, Au.D., CCC-A

How Hearing Works If you are able, hearing is just something that just happens. Until you start to lose it, how hearing works may never cross your mind. To understand hearing loss, you should know how hearing works. First, sound enters the ear canal and moves to the eardrum. This sound causes the eardrum to vibrate. The sound vibrations work …

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Ear Infections & Hearing Loss

In Ear Anatomy by Roselynn Gamboa Young, Au.D., CCC-A

Many types of hearing loss can range from major to almost not a bother at all. An ear infection is one of the most common reasons. Did you know that ear infection can cause temporary hearing loss and permanent loss? Understanding Ear Infections Infection could block sound waves from entering the ear canal or the middle ear. If you do …

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Can Hearing Loss Be Cured?

In Hearing Loss Treatment by Roselynn Gamboa Young, Au.D., CCC-A

Hearing loss is a permanent, incurable condition that can affect your way of life. Untreated hearing loss not only hinders communication, but it can also cause problems like anxiety, depression, and even Alzheimer’s disease. Hearing impairment is a common ailment that comes with age. However, the elderly are not the only people who experience hearing impairment. Currently, there are close …

Why are People Ashamed of Hearing Loss?

In Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Treatment, Untreated Hearing Loss by Roselynn Gamboa Young, Au.D., CCC-A

Hearing loss is a common condition. Over 50 million Americans have hearing loss, and this includes and 60% of our returning veterans. More individuals have hearing loss than the combined number of those with diabetes, Alzheimer’s, autism and osteoporosis altogether. But despite the high incidence of this condition but there is still a social stigma attached. A recent study conducted by Hear-it AISBL found that …

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Does Tinnitus Cause Hearing Loss?

In Hearing Loss, Tinnitus by Roselynn Gamboa Young, Au.D., CCC-A

If you’re wondering if your tinnitus is causing hearing loss, there’s a chance that the tinnitus you are experiencing is pretty loud. But is it loud enough to cause hearing loss? Tinnitus is the experience of hearing noise not triggered by an external sound. Tinnitus noise frequently sounds like some kind of ringing in the ears, but it can also be a buzzing, clicking, roaring, …

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What to Ask During A Hearing Consultation

In Hearing Testing by Roselynn Gamboa Young, Au.D., CCC-A

When it comes to hearing loss, there is a huge gap between the knowledge of an average layman and a professional. Although you may have noticed that your hearing is not as good as it used to be, you most likely don’t understand the nature of your hearing condition or the things you can do about it. Only a trained …

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Coming to Terms with Your Hearing Loss

In Family & Relationships, Hearing Loss by Roselynn Gamboa Young, Au.D., CCC-A

Realizing that you have hearing loss can be difficult, particularly for those who incur hearing loss through the natural process of aging. When this type of hearing loss occurs, a person is faced not only with the reality of getting older but also with the realization that the natural hearing ability that has been lost will not come back. The …

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How to Prevent Swimmers Ear          

In Ear Anatomy, Overall Health by Roselynn Gamboa Young, Au.D., CCC-A

Swimming in lakes and rivers is great fun and a wonderful way to cool off during the summer. However, it’s important to stay safe. Regular swimming increases the chances of getting otitis externa, also known as swimmer’s ear. Impacting one in 200 Americans each year, 3-5% chronically, it is generally associated with a person who spends a lot of time …