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hard of hearing

denotes mild to severe hearing deficit.

hard of hearing

denotes mild to severe hearing deficit.

hard of hearing,

adj a term applied to persons whose hearing is impaired but who have enough hearing left for practical use.

Patient discussion about hard of hearing

Q. what is this immediate hearing loss???? I woke up yesterday and didnt hear anything, only very high tones in my left ear. I also feel nausious and dizzy. please tell me someone has experienced it and it goes away in a few days!!! I'm very scared to loose my hearing forever, it's been 24 hours that I'm almost deaf. thank you

A. Acute hearing loss can be caused due to an infection of the middle ear or internal ear that can cause dizziness nausea fever and vomiting as well. You should see a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment.

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We think there is a greater benefit for people to be part of the whole world," says Todd Houston, executive director of the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Washington, D.
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HoHo was set up in 2004 to provide educational, social and leisure opportunities for hard of hearing people, to improve and enhance quality of life.
Phil Kaplan, 61, was born hard of hearing and has been using hearing aids for nearly 50 years, starting with the large behind-the-ear model that was commonplace at the time.