AARP on hidden hearing loss

AARP on hidden hearing loss

The AARP looks at hidden hearing loss, a disorder in which people can’t understand speech in noisy spaces but can pass a normal hearing exam.

Why can’t you hear?

Why can’t you hear?

Why can’t you understand speech in a noisy room? The problem is known as “speech in noise,” and the cause is hidden hearing loss. Now researchers have developed at test to measure hidden hearing loss.

A test for hidden hearing loss?

A test for hidden hearing loss?

A test for hidden hearing loss? Massachusetts Eye and Ear is working on that. Dr. Daniel Fink says a breakthrough would be welcome.

Hidden hearing loss

Hidden hearing loss

Dr. Daniel Fink writes about auditory training offered to people who have difficulty understanding speech in a noisy environment. Dr. Fink suggests an easier fix—make environments quieter!

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