Category Archives: AHRF News

How to get Hearing Aids

How do I get hearing aids? To get hearing aids, you should first have a hearing evaluation to determine the type and amount of your hearing loss. The process begins with a medical and audiologic examination.

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Hearing Aids and Cell Phones

What is that buzzing noise in my cell phone? People who wear hearing aids or have implanted hearing devices may experience some difficulties when trying to use cell phones.

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Types of Hearing Aids

What are hearing aids? Hearing aids are sound-amplifying devices designed to aid people who have a hearing impairment.

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5th Annual Knowles Hearing Center Symposium – Hearing Loss in Children: Is a little too much?

Knowles Hearing Center Symposium 2014 – Hearing Loss in Children: Is a little too much? Friday, October 10, 2014 – 7:45am-5:00pm
Hilton Orrington Hotel
1710 Orrington Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201

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Labyrinthitis – aftercare

You may have seen your doctor because you’ve had labyrinthitis. This inner ear problem can cause you to feel like you are spinning (vertigo). Most of the worst symptoms of vertigo will go away within a week. However, you may feel dizzy at times for another 2 to 3 months.

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A Milwaukee Woman’s Mission for her Mom

Katie Mayer has committed to running a half-marathon in each state to raise money and awareness of Meniere’s disease. Katie is running her next marathon in Chicago on September 7, 2014.

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Concerts, fireworks and construction have the potential to cause damage

Some of the most common sounds of summer — such as outdoor concerts, fireworks and construction — can pose a threat to your hearing if you don’t take steps to protect yourself, an expert warns.

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How Loud is Too Loud? Video

Scientists measure the loudness of sounds in units called “bells”, named after the inventor of the telephone, Alexander Graham Bell. Talking softly is about 30 decibels. Speaking in a normal way is about 60 decibels.

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Understanding the Ear

Knowing the different parts of the ear will help you understand the types and causes of hearing loss better.

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Could Sleep Apnea Affect Your Hearing?

Sleep apnea may not only affect the quality of your sleep. New research suggests that the sleep disorder may be linked to hearing loss as well.

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