Hearing Loss

Listening Exercises To Help You Become a Better Communicator
Hearing Resource Center of San Mateo

Doing these listening exercises can help you improve your listening and your connection with other people. A few pointers on how to do the exercises on this page. The exercises need to be done while sitting face to face with a partner. Do the exercises in the order they appear on this page. Take turns to practice so you both can learn and appreciate the… Read More

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Are You Aware of Your Hearing Loss?
Hearing Resource Center of San Mateo

Patricia B. Kricos, Ph.D. – University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida “What? You think I have a hearing loss?” If you are like many people, you may be surprised when friends and family suggest that you have a hearing problem. You may think to yourself “I hear what people say. I don’t know why they think I have a hearing loss.” Many times, you probably do… Read More

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Diabetes and Hearing Loss
Hearing Resource Center of San Mateo

 Diabetes and hearing loss are two of America’s most widespread health concerns. Nearly 26 million people in the U.S. have diabetes, and an estimated 34.5 million have some type of hearing loss.The numbers are similar – is there a link? Yes, says the National Institute of Health (NIH). In fact, the NIH has found that hearing loss is twice as common in people with diabetes… Read More

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