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Sudden Hearing Loss

Stories of Hope, Guidance, and Support

Carly Sygrove, Andrea Simonson, and Caroline Norman

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A compassionate guide for coping with sudden hearing loss that offers support, treatment insights, and stories of hope.

Sudden hearing loss can strike anyone, anywhere, anytime, leaving individuals and their loved ones grappling with confusion, fear, and isolation. In this comprehensive and compassionate guide, Carly Sygrove, Andrea Simonson, and Caroline Norman share personal narratives and insights to help readers affected by this life-altering condition to cope with their new reality.

Drawing from their own experiences with sudden hearing loss and the testimonies of more than 60 individuals...

A compassionate guide for coping with sudden hearing loss that offers support, treatment insights, and stories of hope.

Sudden hearing loss can strike anyone, anywhere, anytime, leaving individuals and their loved ones grappling with confusion, fear, and isolation. In this comprehensive and compassionate guide, Carly Sygrove, Andrea Simonson, and Caroline Norman share personal narratives and insights to help readers affected by this life-altering condition to cope with their new reality.

Drawing from their own experiences with sudden hearing loss and the testimonies of more than 60 individuals from around the world, the authors describe the immediate emotional impact, the desperate search for answers, and the various paths to adaptation and recovery. The guide covers important concerns:
• What to expect at medical appointments
• Early treatment protocols
• Tinnitus and hyperacusis
• Balance disorders
• Emotional impacts of sudden hearing loss
• Hearing aids and cochlear implants

With heartfelt stories and practical advice, Sudden Hearing Loss offers readers not only a wealth of information but also a sense of community and understanding. Whether you are personally affected or supporting a loved one, this book provides the guidance and hope needed to navigate the challenges of sudden hearing loss.

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232
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9781421451299
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3 b&w photos, 1 b&w illus, 1 graph
Table of Contents

Disclaimer
Acknowledgements
Introduction
1. Out of the Blue: Stories of Sudden Hearing Loss
2. What Is Happening? Background and Medical Appointments
3. Please Fix This! Early Treatment Protocols
4. Ears in

Disclaimer
Acknowledgements
Introduction
1. Out of the Blue: Stories of Sudden Hearing Loss
2. What Is Happening? Background and Medical Appointments
3. Please Fix This! Early Treatment Protocols
4. Ears in Overdrive: Tinnitus and Hyperacusis
5. Stop Rocking the Boat! Balance Disorders
6. Is This My 'New Normal?': Living with Newly Acquired Hearing Loss
7. Why Do I Feel This Way? Emotional Impacts of Sudden Hearing Loss
8. Embracing Technology: Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants
9. Hope for the Future: Silver Linings and Advice Support Resources

Author Bios
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Carly Sygrove

Carly Sygrove is a hearing loss coach, hearing health advocate, and writer with a background in education. She documents her experiences with sudden hearing loss on her blog, My Hearing Loss Story, and is the founder of the Sudden Hearing Loss Support website.
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Andrea Simonson

Andrea Simonson is an educational audiologist in the Public School Partnerships Program of The Learning Center for the Deaf in Massachusetts. She has worked as a clinical audiologist in private practices and medical offices and as a research audiologist and adjunct professor at several universities.
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Caroline Norman

Caroline Norman is a counselor and psychotherapist in private practice who has experienced sudden hearing loss. She has worked within the National Health Service and as a clinical lead in an occupational health setting.