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One of the most common causes of hearing loss is exposure to loud noise. A hearing health professional will be the first to advise you on the cause of your hearing loss, and as a sound is measured in decibels, a hearing test can determine precisely the extent of your hearing loss. Your lifestyle determines why you are losing your

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Many of us think of earwax as an unpleasant substance, which doesn’t really seem to serve a purpose. The truth is that earwax is an incredibly important material, which is produced by the body to protect the delicate parts of the inner ear. While earwax is crucial for good ear health, excessive production of wax can be harmful. If there

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Looking after your ears is essential. If you don’t, you may not only worsen existing hearing loss but also become more socially isolated and depressed. Seeing a hearing professional can help for many reasons, including things to do with your hearing itself, as well as a range of psychological factors. Improve self-confidence Losing your hearing can be a terrifying experience.

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If you’ve got a hearing aid fitting coming up, then you’ve already made a very smart decision. This appointment helps you get the ideal hearing aids for your needs while making sure they fit perfectly in your ears. There’s no denying that you can get a lot out of a hearing aid fitting. But, if you want to know how

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Tinnitus can range from a minor nuisance that improves over time to a condition that is so severe and debilitating that it can cause you to lose sleep. Thankfully, audiologists do have a number of different treatments available for tinnitus that can help you overcome the condition so that you can finally be rid of the annoying high-pitched buzzing or

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Everyone, no matter what their occupation, is at risk of hearing loss . But some professions increase the likelihood of developing problems with hearing more than others. It’s important to be aware of which occupations represent the highest risk so that workers can take appropriate steps to prevent hearing loss and have long and healthful careers. Which jobs put you

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Looking after your hearing aid is important if you want to save yourself the time, cash and hassle of getting it repaired. Not only will you have to go without it for some time if this is the case, but you will also have to deal with the financial implications of getting it fixed, which can be quite a hefty

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Just like any device, hearing aids have a limited lifespan. But as the user of a hearing aid, you may not be aware of some of the things that can affect how long a hearing aid lasts. The average hearing aid lasts for between five and seven years. Some hearing aids do not last as long because of how they

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Tinnitus is the term for hearing noises that are not caused by anything outside the ear. While this is the sign of a serious condition, it can still be very concerning for anyone who is starting to lose their hearing in any way. An audiologist can help to minimize the symptoms and are working hard at discovering appropriate treatments. Here

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Batteries don’t get much coverage in the press, but without them, our modern device-driven world would cease to exist. Batteries are at the core of practically every mobile electronic device, and hearing aids are no exception. Here’s what you need to know about hearing aid batteries. Hearing aid batteries come in a range of standard sizes The assistive hearing device

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