Category Archives: Home Posts

A Quick Glossary for Good Ear Health

Your child has an earache. After your first visit to a physician you may hear some of the following terms related to the diagnosis and treatment of this common childhood disorder.

Posted in AHRF News, Home Posts | Leave a comment

Before, During, & After Implant Surgery

What happens before surgery?
What happens during surgery?
What happens after surgery?
How can I help my child receive the most benefit from their cochlear implant?
What can I expect a cochlear implant to achieve in my child?
Can a patient hear immediately after the operation?

Posted in AHRF News, Home Posts | Leave a comment

Eat More Fish, Save Your Hearing?

Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston found that consuming at least two servings of fish and omega-3s each week could help prevent or delay hearing loss.

Posted in AHRF News, Home Posts | Leave a comment

A Quick Glossary for Good Ear Health

Your child has an earache. After your first visit to a physician you may hear some of the following terms related to the diagnosis and treatment of this common childhood disorder.

Posted in AHRF News, Home Posts | Leave a comment

Better Ear Health

Many medical conditions can affect your hearing health. Treatment of these and other hearing losses can often lead to improved or restored hearing. If left undiagnosed and untreated, some conditions can lead to irreversible hearing impairment or deafness.

Posted in AHRF News, Home Posts | Leave a comment

Coffee May Keep Your Ears From Ringing

Study found women who drank more java were less likely to develop tinnitus.

Posted in AHRF News, Home Posts | Leave a comment

Can magnetic coil ease tinnitus? VA trial aims to find out

“Sometimes I hear it in both ears, sometimes only in one ear. Sometimes it seems to be right in the middle of my head. It’s not predictable.”

Posted in AHRF News, Home Posts | Leave a comment

Assistive Listening & Alerting Devices

Assistive Listening Devices (ALDs) are devices used in addition to hearing aids and cochlear implants to make more sounds accessible to people with hearing impairment.

Posted in AHRF News, Home Posts | Leave a comment

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.

Posted in AHRF News, Home Posts | Leave a comment

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.

Posted in AHRF News, Home Posts | Leave a comment