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Are There Any Special Of Hearing Aids Useful For Severe Hearing Loss
Depends: Even profound hearing loss can be helped with hearing aids. If it is beyond being aided with a hearing aid... Cochlear implants may be beneficial. When looking at hearing loss another critical factor is not just the decibel loss for pure tones but the ability to discriminate. Some patietns with moderate hearing loss may have very poor discrimination... Not good candidates for hearing aids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hearing aids: Usually not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Please let me know if there is any treatment for hearing impairment other than using hearing aid? Heard that Ayurveda can treat?
Will hearing aid use prevent further damage and hearing loss for someone with sensory neuronal hearing loss?
Perhaps.: I would maintain that the answer is "maybe". There is at least the suggestion that if you restore stimulus to the auditory cortex via the current hearing aid technology, that part of the brain that has been deprived of input can actually improve it's function. The brain has "plasticity" and might well slow or even arrest additional hearing loss if incoming signals are restored. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Any food/vitamin/supplement that could possibly help diminish tinnitis? Any promising developments out there for tinnitis?
Are there any non standard or special new treatments for multi infarct stroke dementia patient with loss of memory, cognitive functions?
yes: Tinnitis is a symptom, not a disease. Chronic tinnitis is a descriptive problem that can occur for several reasons. Noise, or ringing in the ears (tinnitis) can be a signal of damage to the ears for any reason, including medication toxicity, excessive noise or trauma. It is still best to have it evaluated, to see if there is some unknown hearing loss, or ear problem that needs treatment. ...Read more
Are there any effective exercises to aid in stroke recovery regarding articulation and recovering memory of appropriate words to use?
See answer: Other than possibly sodium fluoride, there are no proven, evidence-based natural or homeopathic treatment alternatives for otosclerosis. However, alternative treatments have been used for such symptoms of otosclerosis as tinnitus: acupuncture, zinc supplements, ginkgo, hypnosis, and hearing therapy. Observation, hearing aids, and surgery are the standard treatments. ...Read more
Hearing loss: Loss of hearing is generally categorized into conductive and sensorineural. Conductive implies a problem in the external ear, ear drum or three tiniest bones in the middle ear. The sensorineural deafness is due to disease of the auditory nerve(8th cranial nerve) or the cochlea (hearing apparatus). ...Read more
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