I consider educating one to gain a better understanding of their hearing loss, as well as surrounding issues, to be highly important.
The most important responsibility of the audiologist is to help a person to achieve a greater quality of life.
The limbic system evaluates an individual’s world and helps filters out unwanted information – noises, pain, or even thoughts and emotions. The limbic systems of tinnitus patients function hyperactively, assigning importance to the tinnitus sensation when no sound is actually present.
There are many barriers that hearing loss may cause in communicating with others. Hearing loss creates negative affects in hearing others, family members, loved ones, and fellow co-workers. Hearing loss can also create problem hearing in noisy areas, work settings, and within social …