A Checklist for Hearing Loss

Ask yourself or a family member these important questions: Do you feel that people mumble and do not speak clearly? Do you understand some people better than others? Do you frequently ask people to speak up or repeat themselves? Do you have difficulty understanding on the phone? Do you find it difficult to follow a…

Hearing Loss: What Happens

We hear sounds when sound energy goes through the ear’s three main structures. In hearing loss, one or more of these structures is damaged. These structures are the: External ear canal. Middle ear, which is separated from the ear canal by the eardrum. Inner ear, which contains the cochlea, the main sensory organ of hearing.…