Cochlear Implant (CI) Mapping Simplified
You may have heard the term cochlear implant mapping and wondered what it was. You’re not the only one who is or has been mystified by the term. When I first received my Cochlear Implant (CI) and was told they were going to turn it on and map it, I wondered what it was they were going to do.If a Child Doesn’t Follow Directions Does He/She Have ADD or APD (Auditory Processing Disorder)?
Attention Deficit Disorder is diagnosed in 5-16% of school-aged children. Some of these children might not have ADD at all or their ADD co-exists with an auditory processing disorder (APD). Both, children with ADD and APD will be inattentive, forgetful and unable to follow multi-step directions. Although some behaviors are similar the cause of the behavior is different and often the treatment is different too. In this article I explore some of the similarities and differences and the approach to “treating” each condition.Remedies to Treat Ringing In the Ears
Ringing in the ears (scientifically called tinnitus) is related to many underlying medical conditions. The only way to find the accurate diagnosis is by visiting a doctor or an ENT surgeon. Doctors will help you understand the causes and recommend plenty of options in order to find the best remedy to treat ringing in the ears. The case that tinnitus is a symptom of a life threatening health condition is very rare.Pulsatile Tinnitus – The 6 Clinically Proven Causes of Pulsatile Tinnitus and How to Overcome Them
Pulsatile tinnitus is also referred to as vascular tinnitus. In simpler terms, people hear something resembling their heartbeat in their ears. In this article we are going to discuss the six most common causes of pulsatile tinnitus and how to overcome them.Aging and Hearing Loss
More than thirty -one million Americans are affected by hearing loss and fully two-thirds are over the age of 55. Among the great chronic health conditions of the 65 and older group, hearing impairments ranks number three, right after arthritis and hypertension.