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Rechargeable Hearing Aid Batteries
No: Modern pacemakers are well shielded and not susceptible to low level electromagnetic waves. ...Read more
YES!!!: The vast improvement in headphone technology over the past 20 years lets us hear our music with crystal clear clarity. Unfortunately the power of these headphones has also increased dramatically. The oh-so popular Beats by Dre can go up to 115dB. Basically you can starts killing of the inner ear nerve cells after only 15 minutes of this. ...Read more
Volume control: They have volume control which lessen decibel capacity. ...Read more
Ans: This is a very broad question. Certainly children okay is very important part of development. The kind of toys you mention are certainly more beneficial than the computer games which can lead to a false sense of reality. Children must develop a healthy imagination not a brainwashing. ...Read more
Can you please suggest superpower hearing aid brands for profound hearing lose?do computizd aids require later programing or digital should b priority
Irrelevant : Wearing earphone with loud noise may be damaging to your normal eardrum. If your eardrum is already ruptured, high db may interfere with the eardrum healing. See a ENT specialist for specific advice. ...Read more
Smaller, customized: New behind-the-ears hearing aids are popular and easy to use. For a child, a consideration is how likely the child is to damage or lose a hearing aid, and how well the child can put it on, take it off, and use the features. The behind-the-ear portion is small now, and comes in various colors. Some have several frequencies to adjust like an mp3 or stereo. Some have bluetooth to connect a cellphone. ...Read more
I have moderate hearing loss w/bi lat. hearing aides. Which is better: learning sign language w/no hearing aides, or hearing aides w/no sign language?
My vote is for...: Hearing aids with no sign language is better than sign language with no hearing aids. With hearing aids, one can hear broadcasts, such as music or voice, and one can hear what other people say (because the vast majority of people don't know how to express themselves using sign language). Also, with hearing aids, one can hear sounds from machines (like cars) and from animals (such as barking). ...Read more
Possibly: If the volume is too loud with head phones or ear buds like an ipod etc. Then you can very definitely damage your hearing esp. High frequency. The volume should never be so loud that it causes you to not hear someone trying to talk to you or that causes ringing in ears immediately afterwards. Rock concerts can be esp. Bad for this - wearing ear plugs is probably the best way to prevent damage here. ...Read more
Elder safety: If you are asking about fall prevention, then it is not technology that helps. Try balance training exercises, maintain optimal eyesight & hearing, avoid drugs that cause dizziness or low blood pressure, ensure a safe home environment, treat problems that interrupt sleep and force you to get up at odd hours and so on & on.....! ...Read more
Are headphones with "Digital Signal Processing (DSP) or "full duplex echo cancellation" good for people with tinnitus or mild hearing loss?
YES: Especially with noise cancellation digital components.Get a more detailed answer ›
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