What is Hidden Hearing Loss? By Monique Hammond

This is hearing loss that is due to nerve damage. It stays “hidden” on basic hearing tests because they do not detect it and therefore are often reported as “normal” or “near normal.”  And so, test results do not explain the symptoms described by patients. However, the gap between the symptoms and the test reports alerts experienced…

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What is Hidden Hearing Loss?

This is hearing loss that is due to nerve damage. It stays “hidden” on basic hearing tests because they do not detect it and therefore are often reported as “normal” or “near normal.”  And so, test results do not explain the symptoms described by patients. However, the gap between the symptoms and the test reports alerts experienced…

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5 Dangerous Hearing Loss Myths by Monique Hammond

A myth is a “widely held but false belief or idea.” Hearing loss myths all too often become set-ups for ever greater injury. 1) Hearing loss is an “old people’s” problem This is no longer true. “Young” ears are not immune or resistant to hearing loss.    Johns Hopkins Medicine reports that 1 in 5 Americans, age 12 and…

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