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4/18/2016
Diagnosis with Magnifying Glass Image
Have you ever wondered how many stars can be seen with the naked eye? Read more...

 
Have you ever wondered how many stars can be seen with the naked eye? Or have you ever come across the word “Misodoctakleidist” and wondered what that means? These days it doesn’t seem to matter what kind of question you have, answers can be found all over the internet.  However, with all of this information so abundant, a recent trend has been rising that has some researchers concerned.
 
More and more people are starting to rely on the internet to diagnose themselves.   Type “self-diagnosis on the internet” and you will find a treasure trove of articles warning you on the subject.  We found this infographic we thought you might be interested in:  http://www.insurancequotes.org/health/dangers-of-online-self-diagnosis-2/
 
When it comes to hearing loss, there is a tendency to think that self-diagnosis would be easier to get away with.  However according to an article from Healthy Hearing, hearing loss can be a little trickier than we realize:
 
“Any change in your hearing is a good reason to see a medical professional. Researchers know that hearing loss can be an indication of other medical conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and dementia.”  Read more at http://www.healthyhearing.com/report/52642-Is-hearing-loss-self-diagnosable
 
The article goes on to discuss the many intricacies involved with hearing loss.  So many things could actually be happening that it is important in every case to involve a hearing care professional.
 
CaptionCall is an active advocate for people with hearing loss.  We encourage people with hearing loss to seek treatment early and to actively manage their hearing health.  Our mission is to help people with hearing loss stay socially connected for a longer, happier, healthier life!

Written by John Apgar, Marketing Coordinator