Otosclerosis is a common cause of progressive hearing loss, especially in adults. It refers to an abnormal growth of bone in the middle ear, and more specifically around the stapes
Category: Hearing Awareness
As an audiologist, I have seen firsthand the detrimental effects that tinnitus and hearing loss can have on an individual’s daily life. Aging adults, in particular, are at a higher
Introduction The development of hearing in fetuses has been a topic of interest for researchers, educators, and parents alike. This review looks at all of the current research and literature
Abstract: Hidden hearing loss (HHL) is a prevalent auditory condition where individuals experience difficulty understanding speech, particularly in noisy environments, despite having normal or near-normal results on conventional hearing tests.
Yes, hearing aids can assist with issues related to auditory processing disorder (APD). This form of hearing impairment is neither a form of hearing loss nor a learning disorder, but
Hearing loss can indeed lead to anxiety and depression, as research has shown that individuals with hearing loss are more likely to experience these mental health issues. A study published
There is some evidence to suggest that individuals with hearing loss may have stronger senses in other areas, particularly their sense of vision. This phenomenon, known as cross-modal plasticity, occurs
There is evidence to suggest that there is a strong link between diabetes and hearing loss. Diabetes is a chronic condition that affects the way the body processes blood sugar
Hearing loss can have a significant impact on an individual’s quality of life. It can affect a person’s ability to communicate with others, participate in social activities, and access information.
Gene therapy is a type of medical treatment that involves the use of genes to treat or prevent disease. It has the potential to be a promising approach for the