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5% of the world’s population suffers from hearing loss. Helen Keller once said, Blindness separates people from things; Deafness separates  people from people. Not being able to hear your loved ones is the most traumatic experience, and We at Atharva Speech & Hearing Care Pvt Ltd  understand this and work hard everyday to provide you with end-to-end solutions so that you can experience the beauty of hearing your loved ones. 

Atharva Speech and Hearing care is the hearing aid service provider with hearing centers spread all over Mumbai and Goa. Founded in 1998, Atharva speech and hearing care have more than  22 years of experience in treating hearing loss with different types of hearing devices. https://www.ashclinic.com/index.html, Atharva Speech & Hearing Care Pvt Ltd  is known for treating it’s patients with high quality services and with utmost care and warmth.

You experience hearing loss, when you are not able to hear sound partially or completely with both your ears. Hearing loss can be both temporary and permanent and it usually occurs over time. There are many kinds of hearing loss and they all are unique to each other. It may be something you are born with, or maybe because of some accident or event in your life or the most common, it can be the result of degradation in hearing as you grow older.  According to the National institute on Deafness and Other CommunicationDisorders (NIDCD), 25% of people in the age bracket from 65 – 74 year experience difficulty in hearing. To understand how we hear you can click on https://www.ashclinic.com/how-we-hear.html

There are different types of hearing loss. Some can be Conductive, some can be sensorineural and then there is mixed type of hearing loss. Conductive hearing loss occurs when there is a problem with the outer or middle ear. Sensorineural Hearing loss, on the other hand, occurs when there is a nerve damage in the inner ear or due to cochlea damage. Unfortunately, this type of hearing loss cannot be reversed. When people experience problems with both inner ear and outer ear, then the person faces a mixed type of hearing loss. 

According to WHO, there are four levels of hearing loss-

  1. Mild: people with mild hearing loss will face difficulty to hear and understand soft speech, sound which is coming from distance, and when there is some kind of background noise in a speech. This generally is age related hearing loss, i.e degradation in hearing as you grow older. And the longer you avoid this it will become more harder for you. 
  2. Moderate: people with moderate hearing loss will face problems in hearing speech even at a close distance. Hearing loss is gradual, similar to mild hearing loss. 
  3. Severe:  people who are unable to hear regular conversational speech, then unfortunately they are suffering from severe hearing loss.  
  4. Profound: when a person can only hear loud sounds like fireworks, heavy traffic,etc & is able to hear loud conversations only a person suffering from profound hearing loss perceives loud sounds as vibrations. This level of hearing loss can be present at any stage of a life, during birth, early childhood or gradually over the years. 

To understand the signs of hearing loss click on this link – https://www.ashclinic.com/signs-of-hearing-loss.html 

Now each of these hearing losses are caused due to different underlying factors. 

CAUSES OF CONDUCTIVE HEARING LOSS

  • Heredity 
  • Accumulation of fluid in the ear canal during cold. 
  • Malformation of outer and middle ear structures
  • Certain allergies
  • Infection in ear canal 
  • Tumor in the ear 

To know more causes of conductive hearing loss click here https://www.ashclinic.com/hearing-loss-types-causes.html

CAUSES OF SENSORINEURAL HEARING LOSS

  • Before or during birth
  • Lack of oxygen during birth
  • Heredity
  • Intense noise
  • Physical damage to the head or to the ear 
  • Later onsets 

https://www.ashclinic.com/hearing-loss-types-causes.html click on this to know whatare the other causes of sensorineural hearing loss

Marion Ross rightly said, Thing about hearing loss is that no one can see it. Most people are so impatient; they just assume that a person with hearing loss is being rude or slow witted. We at Atharva Speech & Hearing Care know the importance of hearing in making connections with loved ones. We understand going through a hearing loss is a difficult process and we stand with you at every step to make it easier for you. People who go through hearing loss in life suffer on daily basis, communication for them is difficult, they are embarrassed,they lack concentration, they may have low self esteem, they feel isolated because they are not able to interact with others fluently and due to this not only physical health but  there mental health is also affected, they are constantly stressed, depressed, and may suffer from anxiety.

 We, at Atharva Speech & Hearing Care Pvt Ltd provide high quality services and try to make your life easier. We understand every hearing loss situation is unique and we provide customized hearing aids after a thorough diagnosis and detection. We also follow up on every hearing aids devices we have offered to our patients.We make sure the equipment functions perfectly.And, we are open for lifetime service and support to the patient. 

Atharva Speech & Hearing Care Pvt Ltd  is the authorized dispenser of hearing aids brands like Siemens (Signia), Phonak, Resound, Widex, Unitron and Starkey. Our  range of hearing aids include:-

  • BTE- Behind the ear
  • ITC- In The Canal
  • CIC-Completely In Canal
  • RIC- Receiver In Canal
  • IIC- Invisible In Canal

Which hearing aid best suits you depends upon many factors like desired features, ear anatomy, lifestyle, budget and cosmetic appeal and we achieve that after thorough diagnosis. We believe that what’s  best for our patients is best for us. We give a trial for three best hearing aids suitable for the patients and then the patient has to choose it from them. We provide a wide range of products  so that you can filter according to your need, product feature and budget.

https://www.ashclinic.com/what-we-do click here to know more about what process we follow to treat you. 

Atharva Speech and Hearing Care Pvt Ltd is presented with awards by various prestigious institutions like Siginia ,mid day and starkey. We are committed to provide complete end-to-end, personalized services to our patients.

We believe everyone deserves to hear better. And we work hard everyday to achieve this.  

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Your Ultimate Guide To Hearing Aids

Hearing loss can be traumatic. According to the research done by the World Health Organization, one in every three people over the age of 65 lives with hearing loss. We at Atharva Speech and Hearing Care Clinics, know going through hearing loss can be very arduous. We are with you every step of the way, making your process comfortable.

Atharva Speech and Hearing Care Clinics is the hearing aid service provider with centers spread all over in Mumbai and Goa. Founded in 1998, Atharva Speech and Hearing Care Clinics have more than 15 years of experience in treating hearing loss. We are known for our high-quality services to our patients and being the authorized dispenser of hearing aids of brands both domestic and international.https://www.ashclinic.com/affiliations.

Atharva Speech and Hearing Care Clinics clinic is presented with awards by various prestigious institutions like Signia, Mid-Day and Starkey. We are committed to providing complete end-to-end, personalized services to our patients.

Every hearing loss is different from the other, some can be sensorineural, some can be conductive, and then there is mixed hearing loss.  The most common type of hearing loss is  Sensorineural hearing loss. It’s a permanent loss caused by damage to your auditory nerve.  Conductive hearing loss occurs when there is a problem with the outer or middle ear (ear canal, eardrum, and the three bones). Some people have problems associated with both the inner and outer or middle ear. Such a type of hearing loss is called a mixed type. you can read about  what are the cause of these hearing loss here https://www.ashclinic.com/hearing-loss-types-causes.  

95% of the hearing loss can be helped by Hearing aids. Atharva Speech and Hearing Care Clinics  is the authorized dispenser of hearing aids brands like Siemens (Signia), Phonak, Resound, Widex, Unitron and Starkey. our range of hearing aids include:-

·         BTE- It stands for  Behind The Ear. This type of earmold for hearing aid is worn outside of the outer ear. There is a small transparent tube that routes the sound down to your ear canal. It is available in different sizes, shapes and colors. BTE hearing aid provides best amplification and is easy to clean and use. Top brands from which you can choose BTE hearing aids are Phonak, Widex.  You can go check more about different models and their features on https://www.ashclinic.com/bte-phonak-hearing-aid

·       ITC- In The Canal hearing aids as the name suggests fits in the ear canal. These are custom-made hearing aids. Top brands from which you can choose your hearing aids are Starkey and resound. You can visit https://www.ashclinic.com/itc-starkey-hearing-aid for detailed information and also to know about other brands offering the same.

·        CIC – Completely In the Canal type of hearing aid is placed completely in your ear canal. The only visible part is the clean piece of wire which is used to pull out the earmold. They are less visible than larger custom designs. Starkey hearing aids are one of the best when looking for CIC earmolds.  You will get more elaborated information on our website, here is the link to the same https://www.ashclinic.com/cic-starkey-hearing-aid 

·        RIC – Receivers  In Canal are the most popular type of hearing aid as they are more effective and are easy to wear. These are the open fit hearing aids that use a thin plastic micro tube extending into the ear canal. They are good at amplifying high pitched sound and you have clear and natural sound quality. Check https://www.ashclinic.com/ric-siemens-hearing-aid to know about different brands offering a wide range of products. And choose the best for yourself 

·        IIC – Invisible In Canal is custom made to fit the shape of your ear. These types of hearing aids are the smallest and customizable and are suitable for people with mild to moderate hearing loss. These rest in the second bend of the ear canal where no one can see them.  We are affiliated with brands like Phonak ,Starkey and resound to provide you with custom made IIC hearing aid.

Which hearing aid best suits you depends upon many factors like desired features, ear anatomy, lifestyle, budget and cosmetic appeal and we achieve that after thorough diagnosis. We believe that what’s best for our patients is best for us. we give three best hearing aids and then you have to choose it from them. We provide a wide range of products so that you can filter according to your need, product feature and budget.

Since we are using a machine to hear better we can sometimes come across various problems like :

  • NO SOUND: Sometimes the hearing aid produces no sound. This can happen due to various reasons like, the microphone is switched off, batteries are not in the right size, and it can be due to battery depletion.
  • EARWAX BLOCKAGE: There can be times when you hear weak and distorted sound, this may happen due to battery depletion or the earwax is interfering with your hearing by blocking tube, microphone or receiver. This is the easiest problem to solve, you just have to clean your hearing aid daily.
  • FIT: Interestingly, our ears grow in size as we age. Ears are made of cartilages and it grows till we die, another reason is our earlobes elongate due to gravity. And that makes our ears larger. This may not be a serious problem to everyone but it is to a person suffering from a hearing loss. Because of this, the custom made hearing aid will stop fitting. And this will hinder the hearing aid’s performance 

We believe everyone deserves to hear and live better, so we do everything we can to make our patient’s life easy. We know our role is more than just suggesting the best hearing aid to you. We follow up on ever hearing aid we have offered to our patients. We make sure the equipment functions perfectly. And, we are open for lifetime service and support to the patient. 

Atharva Speech and Hearing Care Clinics work towards fulfilling our vision of spreading awareness amongst the general populace with regards to hearing disabilities, how they can overcome and how such people are to be treated at home and in society because we know the importance of hearing in maintaining connections with loved ones. We work hard every day to provide end-to-end solutions to people with hearing impairment.