Tag: Audiology

There are various problems that can affect our ears like hearing loss, pain, infections etc. To help the physicians to find out the cause there are many tests that make the whole of the hearing evaluation. One of these tests…

Hyperacusis is a medical term used for a rare hearing disorder in which people perceives normal sounds as abnormally loud or painful. These people show inappropriate responses to the sounds that are neither threatening nor uncomfortably loud to a typical…

A cochlear implant is a small electronic device that provides a sense of hearing to a person who is suffering from hearing loss that cannot be helped by a hearing aid. These people are either profoundly deaf or severely hard…

Listening is important in all aspects of life, but it is especially important at work. Listening carefully can mean the difference between completing a project the right way or the wrong way. Unfortunately, listening isn’t always as easy as it…

A lot of people have hearing problems and don’t even know it. Some are inborn, while some develop after an accident or illness. Hearing tests are used to determine if a person has a hard time hearing or the severity…

In our daily lives, the process of maintaining balance while we move is carried out by the vestibular system. It comprises of the vestibular apparatus present in each year which senses the position of the head in space. From this…

Tinnitus is the perception of any kind of sound in the absence of actual external auditory stimuli. This ‘sound’ may be a ringing, humming or buzzing in the ears. Almost everyone has experienced tinnitus at least once as a humming…

Hearing aids are small electronic devices worn in or around the ear, which are capable of receiving sound from the environment and amplifying it in order to help someone with hearing impairment to communicate with others and to be able…

Did you know there are different degrees of hearing in many different frequencies in each of your ears? Just as everyone is unique, the level of hearing differs from person to person and is dependent on a variety of factors.…

What is an Audiologist? An audiologist is a licensed healthcare worker who specializes in treating hearing loss and other disorders that affect the ears. They can diagnose disease and conditions that affect the ears and cause balance problems, hearing problems,…