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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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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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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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Do you need a hearing test ? This is a question you’ve probably asked yourself at least once before - but how do you know if you really need one? Unlike other health exams, you don’t require regular hearing tests throughout the year, all the time. They’re far less frequent, but there are plenty of times where you might need

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Are you worried about your dirty ears? Dirty ears are not usually a sign that something is seriously wrong, but the problem can cause everything from hearing difficulties to unsightly issues. If you do have dirty ears, you might want to contact your audiologist about an ear cleaning. But before you do here are some of the most FAQs. Why

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Taking care of your ears is essential. Damage to the auditory systems in your ears can sometimes be irreversible. Those who have existing hearing loss know that it's necessary to preserve their remaining hearing as much as possible if they want to continue to communicate with others. Gradual loss requires preservation Hearing loss – for the most part – occurs

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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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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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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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