What Did You Say? An Unexpected Journey into Hearing Loss


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Imagine one day you wake up and you can't hear. The medical community is stumped except to say maybe it was the cold you had. You hope it will resolve itself and your hearing will return. But that does not happen and there is permanent damage to your hearing. What would you do? Healthcare Whisperer welcomes Monique Hammond to the show. Her recently published book, What Did You Say? An Unexpected Journey into the World of Hearing Loss , is the compelling true story of sudden hearing loss. In her book, she describes the initial episode, her interaction with the specialists and learning what the world of hearing loss is all about. Nothing prepares you for the world of hearing loss, the terms, the tests or the long term prognosis. Her book helps to guide the lay person through the maze of the hearing loss world. Monique is a registered hospital pharmacist. She lives in Minnesota and was appointed by the Governor to The Commission Serving Deaf, Deafblind and Hard -of-Hearing. She has also served as president of the Hearing Loss Association of America. Tune in for an exciting and informational show.

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