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Hearing Loss - Symptoms & Diagnosis

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Ten Ways to Recognize Hearing Loss
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National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Clearinghouse. Diagnostic tool with ten questions and a guideline to help you recognize symptoms of hearing loss and when to see a doctor. >>View ...

Hearing Problems
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FamilyDoctor.org. A flow chart of various hearing loss symptoms, pointing to their corresponding diagnosis and recommended actions for self-care of seeing one’s doctor. >>View Info

What is an Audiologist? (And Other Questions About Audiology)
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American Academy of Audiology. >>View Info

Audiometry
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from the Journal of the American Medical Association. A fact sheet about audiometry, the diagnostic technique by audiologists in the diagnosis of hearing loss. >>View Info

Hearing Assessment
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American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Includes detailed information on the diagnostic process for assessing hearing and its components. >>View Info

Understanding Your Audiogram
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by the American Academy of Audiology. An explanation with diagrams to help you understand the audiogram, a diagnostic tool measuring hearing. >>View Info

Facts About Hearing Assessment
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website of the American Speech - Language – Hearing Association. Explains the purpose and methods of hearing assessment, how to interpret an audiogram and other measures, and facts about balance assessment. >>View Info

Act in Time to Heart Attack Signs
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Act in Time to Heart Attack Signs, A 6 page brochure by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. View Brochure: Act in Time to Heart Attack Signs

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Hearing Loss Linked to Accelerated Cognitive Decline, New Study Finds
January 23, 2013 Posted by Editor
Hearing Loss Linked to Accelerated Cognitive Decline, New Study Finds

A new study by researchers at Johns Hopkins has found an apparent link between hearing loss and accelerated cognitive decline in older adults. The new study was published on January 21, 2013 in JAMA Internal Medicine, a journal of the American Medical...

Dizziness & Balance Disorders Arise from Conditions Common with Aging, Experts Report
September 5, 2012 Posted by Editor
Dizziness & Balance Disorders Arise from Conditions Common with Aging, Experts Report

"More than 4 in 10 Americans will experience an episode of dizziness sometime during their lives that’s significant enough to send them to a doctor," according to the August, 2012 issue of NIH News in Health, a monthly newsletter published by the Nat...

Screening for handicapping hearing loss in the elderly
November 21, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

Journal of Family Practice. Report of a study funded in part by the National Institutes of Health, recommending screening of the elderly for hearing loss, and discussing diagnostic metrics used to measure hearing loss. Includes a discussion of what q...

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