Which are the Best Treatment Methods for CAPD?

Identifying Central Auditory Processing Disorder, abbreviated CAPD, is challenging for several reasons. Standard hearing tests don’t consistently detect CAPD because the disorder stems from the brain, not the ears. Children with CAPD can hear spoken sounds, especially language, but their brains incorrectly process the the auditory signals sent by the ears. Second, children with CAPD often acquire coping […]

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Locating the Appropriate Hearing Aid Battery Size and Type for Your Device

It’s tricky to give a single answer to the question “Which size of hearing aid battery will I need?” because hearing aid models and styles are so different, and so are the batteries that they use to power them. For anyone that already wears a hearing aid the user manual should state clearly which battery size is […]

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How Audiograms are Made and Analyzed

An audiogram is the output – in the form of a graph – of a test performed to assess the state of your hearing, and to help determine whether you have suffered any hearing loss. The audiometry test is very quick and comfortable. The test measures your ability to hear sounds at various decibel levels and […]

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Probable Causes of Your Tinnitus Symptoms

Ringing in the ears is a hearing ailment which impacts an estimated 50 million US residents somewhere between 60 and 75 years of age. More prevalent in men as compared to women, the key characteristic of tinnitus is hearing sounds which no one else can hear. Some tinnitus patients notice the tones as coming from their ears, […]

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