Protect your hearing�
The most important keys to hearing protection and hearing loss prevention are awareness and education. A...
The most important keys to hearing protection and hearing loss prevention are awareness and education. A Hearing loss is the third most common health problem, experienced by most people aged under 65. Reduction in hearing ability may be considered a common part of the ageing process, but that does not mean that hearing loss should be accepted passively � especially not when it affects one's quality of life and communication with family and friends. Surprisingly many adults and elderly people live with a hearing loss for years � even when help is within easy reach. Sometimes, a push from friends or family is necessary. What's causing such a sharp rise in adolescent hearing loss? Many researchers are pointing to behavioural risk factors, such as listening to MP3 players at dangerously high volumes, as one possible culprit. Give your baby a "sound" beginning Why should a baby be screened for hearing early? Every baby is born with a speech centre in the brain which works only if the baby hears sound. Earlier the baby hears, the better is the development of this centre. For babies who are born deaf and not diagnosed early no sound will enter the brain and baby will not develop good speech. Babies with high risk of hearing loss�..
- Babies who do not cry immediately after birth
- Babies with family history of hearing loss
- Infections in pregnancy
- Birth weight less than 1500 gm
- Better speech understanding
- Better understanding in noisy & group situations
- Better ability to locate the direction of sound
- Better sound quality
- Improved hearing in soft sounds
- Can enjoy music, television, telephone conversations & social gatherings