Hearing Problems?

 

  • Do you find it difficult to follow a conversation in a crowded room?
  • Do you frequently ask people to speak up or repeat themselves?
  • Do you find yourself turning one ear towards the speaker to hear better?
  • Do you often find it difficult to hear whilst speaking on the phone?
  • Do you find young childrens voices difficult to hear?
  • Do you feel that people are mumbling and not speaking clearly?
  • Do friends and relatives comment on your inability to understand clearly?
  • Do you have ringing in your ears?

Well, don’t suffer needlessly from a hearing loss. Take time to ask yourself these questions. If you answered yes to any of the above, you may have a hearing problem and an examination may be necessary.

Don’t take your hearing for granted So you have concluded that you may have a hearing problem, what is your next move? Shall I be in the hands of someone who is professional, experienced and who will afford me an unbiased opinion (not tied to a particular manufacturer), advice and guidance.

The Ear

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How do we hear?

Hearing starts with the outer ear. When a sound is made outside the outer ear, the sound waves, or vibrations, travel down the external auditory canal and strike the eardrum (tympanic membrane). The eardrum vibrates. The vibrations are then passed to three tiny bones in the middle ear called the ossicles. The ossicles amplify the sound and send the sound waves to the inner ear and into the fluid-filled hearing organ (cochlea).

Once the sound waves reach the inner ear, they are converted into electrical impulses which the auditory nerve sends to the brain. The brain then translates these electrical impulses as sound.

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