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FAQs: Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids

FAQ: Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can be causes by many factors including age, heredity, or exposure to loud noises.  In fact, the most common cause of hearing loss is exposure to loud noises. 

This could be a condition causes tinnitus.  Tinnitus has many causes including age related changes, exposure to loud noises and earwax blockage.  Consult with a hearing professional for a proper treatment plan for your tinnitus.

Often, people. loss their ability to hear high pitched sounds while maintaining the ability to her low pitched sounds.  High pitched sounds include “s”, “sh”, and “th” words.  The inability to hear high pitched sounds can cause you to misunderstand words or phrases. 

Most people lose a degree of hearing as they age but true hearing loss can have many different causes. 

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) including aspirin and ibuprofen have been linked to hearing loss.  There are also certain cancer medications and diuretics that have been known to cause hearing loss.  These are sometimes referred to as ototoxic medications. 

Hearing loss has been linked to a number of different conditioning including depression, dementia, and heart disease. 

FAQ: Hearing Aids

Hearing aids vary in cost depending on your level of hearing loss and the features you require.  Talk to a hearing health specialist at LifeSound Hearing to get a free consultation regarding your hearing loss. 

Big box stores may not be able to treat your specific hearing needs.  LifeSound hearing offers one on one hearing appointments and free hearing assessments to determine your specific needs.  We carry the latest technology which most box stores do not do.

Some hearing aids are less noticeable than others.   Make sure you tell your LifeSound Hearing specialist exactly what you are looking for when picking out your hearing aids. 

Contact a LifeSound Hearing specialist for proper cleaning of your hearing aids.

Most hearing aids are water-resistant only.  For fully waterproof hearing aids contact a LifeSound Hearing ear professional.  

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