Us human beings are born with two ears for a reason. The question still lingers, should you get hearing aids for each of your ear? Wouldn’t it be enough to just get a single piece? After all, hearing aids don’t come at a cheap price.
Learning how to drive is one of the most useful skills anyone can develop as we grow older. Being able to drive yourself safely from one place to another at your own pace, pick up your friends along the way and carpool, and put your items such as grocery bags and work supplies are just one of the many perks of learning how to drive. It’s safe to say, life is more convenient when you have a car.
Wearing hearing aids can cause a major change in a person’s life. This bears more weight on a kid that has yet to experience and know what life has to offer. For us adults, it is easier to understand what is happening and why it is happening. With kids, it is a more complicated thing.
Your life, your world, your hearing.
Good hearing is so important in our everyday lives, yet most people with normal hearing don’t even think twice about what it means to be able to hear well. Chatting with friends, listening to the sounds of nature, enjoying music or hearing warning signals – they take it all for granted.
Our hearing plays an important role in how we relate to our surroundings. It facilitates the forming of relationships, and opens up a wealth of sensory experiences. It is also very complex and extremely sensitive.
So let’s give it the attention it deserves …
People use prescription glasses to cater to blurriness of their vision and other optical problems such as astigmatism. The use of glasses helps their eyes in functioning properly again. This is the same with our ears and hearing aids. When ears don’t function the way they are supposed to, the device comes in to help the wearer hear normally again without straining its ears.
Dr. Suzanne McCorry is an audiologist with Signia. She helps hearing care professionals better serve their patients as part of the Customer Care team. And, as she writes in this week’s blog post, she’s also the mother of a musician – Cody McCorry of the popular band, Thank You Scientist.
One of the most critical part of a child’s social, emotional, and cognitive growth involves their sense of hearing. Being able to hear properly hugely influences the way they develop their ability to learn at school and function socially. Imagine yourself as a child, being unable to hear the comforting words of your parents, the barking of your pet dog, the reminiscent songs on the Sunday radio, or the laughter of your fellow playmates. It’s just not complete without these sounds.
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Hearing is an important part of everyday life, yet most people don’t realize when they are damaging their ears. Causes of hearing loss include infections, aging, and brain injury, but one of the most common is noise exposure. Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) can develop after one occurrence of extreme noise exposure or after listening to very loud sounds over time. Everyone has tiny hair cells in their inner ear (cochlea) that vibrate and send an electric signal to the auditory nerve, allowing you to hear. Different groups of hair cells interpret different sound frequencies. Over time, if enough of these hair cells are damaged or broken, hearing loss results.