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When it comes to choosing a hearing aid , it is important to consult with your hearing healthcare provider regarding which style of hearing aid may be suitable for your specific requirements. However, it can be helpful to have background knowledge of the various hearing aids available when entering into this discussion – so, below, we’ve listed the most common

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If you need hearing aids , your audiologist will do everything that they can to ensure that you get the ones that suit your needs best. You might be wondering how they do this? There are a few ways in which an audiologist will be able to help you select the perfect hearing aids for you and we are going

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When it comes to untreated hearing loss , many people assume the issues they will experience are fairly obvious: they will not be able to hear particularly well. However, the issues caused by untreated hearing loss can actually extend far beyond hearing function. In fact, untreated hearing loss has been strongly associated with a number of troubling conditions, including the

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Tinnitus is a condition that affects people of all ages. You know you’ve got it if you’re plagued by the constant presence of a buzzing, humming, clicking or ringing sound. It might not seem like much of an issue, but it can dramatically bring down the quality of your life. Tinnitus can play on your mental health and wellbeing as

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Hearing aids are typically used every single day, meaning that you can encounter some rather problematic issues with them over the course of a few months or even years. In most cases, you can solve hearing aid issues by simply speaking to your audiologist so that they can diagnose the issue and solve it, often returning your hearing aids the

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If you’ve been advised to start wearing hearing aids, it’s natural to have questions and to experience a mixture of emotions as your hearing aid fitting looms. You might be excited, but also a bit nervous. This is completely normal. Sometimes, it helps to write down a list of questions, so that you don’t forget what you wanted to ask

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Hearing loss is a surprisingly common condition and one that can be diagnosed relatively simply via a hearing test . However, for hearing loss to be diagnosed, you first need to know that a hearing test is necessary – and judging this is often more difficult than it initially seems. Hearing loss tends to happen gradually, with people adapting to

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While most people know that hearing aids are used to treat hearing loss, the fact that hearing aids come in a variety of different styles is not quite so commonly known. Below, we’ve put together an introductory guide to the most common hearing aid styles and the type of hearing loss they are able to treat. Behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing aids

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Do you really need to see a hearing health professional for hearing aids ? In short - no. But let’s face it, when does the short answer really tell you everything you need to know? The reality is that even though you can buy pretty much everything you possibly need in life online, it doesn’t mean that ordering a set

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Dementia is usually misunderstood. People often refer to it as a disease or condition, but it’s actually a collective term that describes several different symptoms that are associated with a decline in your memory or cognitive ability. It’s usually used when those symptoms are strong enough to reduce your ability to perform everyday activities. Some common symptoms of dementia include

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