Hearing Loss and Fatigue

Hearing loss and fatigue

Worn out by the struggle to hear? The effort of trying to follow a conversation tends to leave people with hearing loss exhausted, anxious and plenty stressed. Yet, the ties between hearing loss and fatigue are all too often under-appreciated by patients and medical specialists alike.  One strains to hear, to speech-or lipread and to…

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Hearing Loss and Grief

Hearing loss and grief

Loss is loss  Grieving one’s hearing? Don’t the notions of Grief and Loss only apply to losing living creatures, like people and pets? Not exactly. I certainly got a crash course on the issue when a sudden hearing loss totally upended my life and changed it forever.  “Loss is loss,” a nurse once told me…

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