On hidden hearing loss

On hidden hearing loss

Dr. Daniel Fink points us to an article on hidden hearing loss that he says is a good primer about the condition, which makes it impossible for people to understand speech in noisy environments.

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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