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What are some of the emotional effects of hearing loss?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: Frustration/anger

Frustration, anger, anxiety and depression may affect pts with hearing loss.
It is frustrating not to communicate effectively because lost hearing. Consider all treatment options. If dx. With sensorineural deficit consider hearing aids ( or even very cheap apparatus from radio shack. Other possibilities are use of computers or tablets to communicate, and or learn silent language.

In brief: Frustration/anger

Frustration, anger, anxiety and depression may affect pts with hearing loss.
It is frustrating not to communicate effectively because lost hearing. Consider all treatment options. If dx. With sensorineural deficit consider hearing aids ( or even very cheap apparatus from radio shack. Other possibilities are use of computers or tablets to communicate, and or learn silent language.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: Hearing loss

In brief: Hearing loss

Depression, social isolation, frustration , anger etc.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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