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Doctor insights on: Rechargeable Hearing Aid Batteries

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Battery is a term for a physical attack on one person from another person. Battery can also mean a ...Read more


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Can listening to music frequently using headphones damage hearing, eardrum?

Can listening to music frequently using headphones damage hearing, eardrum?

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

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Do yourecharge the batteries in a pacemaker?

Do yourecharge the batteries in a pacemaker?

No: No . At least not with present day technology. It requires replacing the can (pulse generator) which holds the battery and the computer. ...Read more

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Is electronic toys helpful for kids mental health like rc helicopter?

Is electronic toys helpful for kids mental health like rc helicopter?

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

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Can you please suggest superpower hearing aid brands for profound hearing lose?do computizd aids require later programing or digital should b priority

Can you please suggest superpower hearing aid brands for profound hearing lose?do computizd aids require later programing or digital should b priority

Not that simple: Your hearing loss has to be analyzed by specialist ,audiologist has to test you what frequencies you lost , then has to program the hearing aid to your requirements , just like eye glasses one can not suit all. First see an ENT doctor first . ...Read more

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How many db safe to wear earphones with ruptured eardrum?

How many db safe to wear earphones with ruptured eardrum?

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

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The latest hearing aid for my daughter suffering hearing loss &she wear aids behind ears?

The latest hearing aid for my daughter suffering hearing loss &she wear aids behind ears?

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

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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?

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

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Does listening to music with head phones damage hearing?

Does listening to music with head phones damage hearing?

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

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Will loud music such as a car radio affect my babies hearing.....I'm 36 weeks?

Will loud music such as a car radio affect my babies hearing.....I'm 36 weeks?

No: It will not. The baby is protected by the bag of water it is floating in, and it does an excellent job of protecting the babies ears. ...Read more

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How to change battery in pacemaker / buying?

How to change battery in pacemaker / buying?

Pacemaker: In a permanent implanted pacemaker the battery is an integral part of the can. When we change the battery we are changing the entire device leaving only the leads in place. The battery is not installed separately from the device. ...Read more

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Can sleeping with earplugs create risks such as not hearing smoke detectors and alarms?

Can sleeping with earplugs create risks such as not hearing smoke detectors and alarms?

Depends: If you can hear your alarm clock with your earplugs in, then i would assume you could hear the smoke detector which is usually louder. I suppose, to be absolutely safe, you could arrange for someone to set it off while you are sleeping. ...Read more

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What technologies can help caregivers keep a loved one safe? Alarms? Motion detectors?

What technologies can help caregivers keep a loved one safe? Alarms? Motion detectors?

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

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How will they develop new hearing aids for the iphone generation using ear buds all the time?

How will they develop new hearing aids for the iphone generation using ear buds all the time?

Hearing aids better: Hearing aids are getting better. However, nothing is as good as our god-given hearing. Protect your hearing from loud noise including loud music, lawnmowers, gunfire, etc. ...Read more

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What's the death rate for pacemaker battery replacements?

Low: If there are no other medical conditions, the risk of dying from a pacemaker replacement is very low, below 1%. ...Read more

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