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Mayo Clinic on Hearing and Balance, 3rd Edition

Understand what causes hearing loss and balance issues, how they can be prevented, and how you can manage and live well with them.

Jamie M. Bogle, Au.D., Ph.D.

Hearing loss affects about 36 million people in the United States and becomes more common with age. About 1 in 3 Americans between ages 65 and 74 has hearing loss. This number jumps to 1 in 2 in adults over age 75.

Dizziness is a common reason adults visit their doctors. In fact, more than 10 million people in the U.S. see a doctor for dizziness issues each year. Dizziness is more common among older adults, but anyone of any age can experience it.
Your ears are connected to hearing loss and balance disorders. Learn what role you can play in living well with and even preventing hearing loss and balance disorders.

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466 million

people worldwide have severe hearing loss.

An estimated 466 million people worldwide have severe hearing loss. By 2050, as the population ages, this number is expected to jump to 900 million — and this doesn’t include the many people living with mild hearing loss. Likewise, balance is an ongoing problem for many. Millions of people have an ongoing problem with balance or experience issues with dizziness every day.

Now in its third edition, Mayo Clinic on Hearing and Balance will help you understand what causes hearing loss and balance issues, how they can be prevented, and how you can manage and live well with them.

Within this informational guide, you’ll get the answers to many common questions about hearing and balance, including how hearing and balance are tested, ways you can protect your hearing, what you can do to improve your balance, how underlying causes of hearing loss are treated, ways to cope with hearing loss and balance issues, and how to select hearing aids and cochlear implants.

No matter what hearing or balance issues you face, this book will give you the tools and strategies to live well.

2022 • 290 pages • Mayo Clinic Press

Jamie M. Bogle, Au.D., Ph.D.Jamie M. Bogle, Au.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Bogle, is a Mayo Clinic audiologist who specializes in evaluating children and adults with dizziness and imbalance issues. She is the chair of the Division of Audiology in the Department of Otolaryngology (ENT)/Head and Neck Surgery at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale and Phoenix, Ariz., and an assistant professor of audiology at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. Dr. Bogle also serves as associate editor for the American Journal of Audiology and has authored numerous scientific papers and addressed many hearing- and balance-related topics as an instructor and guest lecturer.

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