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An estimated every one out of five people in the U.S. has some form of hearing loss , which has an impact on their ability to understand normal levels of speech? There are many different reasons why this occurs. Of course, there are a lot of people who experience hearing problems simply because of the aging process. However, there are

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When browsing online or looking at videos, you may have noticed that there are several online hearing screenings now available across the internet. At first glance, these online hearing tests may appear to be very tempting. They are quick, simple, and can be done from the comfort of your own home using your computer. If you have been tempted to

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Any hearing health professional will tell you how important ear protection is when it comes to maintaining good ear health. However, if you have gone online to look for hearing protection, you may be feeling at a bit of a loss. After all, there are so many different products to choose from. How are you supposed to select the right

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You've likely experienced tinnitus at some time or another. Even if you aren't currently experiencing that annoying and distracting buzzing, ringing or humming in your ears, it's likely that you have a recent memory of it. Tinnitus is a fairly common condition. It can occur whenever we've been exposed to loud noise and then go into a quiet environment (like

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If you’ve never been for a professional ear cleaning, you might be wondering when you know it’s time to go for one. Below, you’ll find the top signs that indicate you should go for a professional ear cleaning, or at least book a visit with an audiologist . You’re experiencing ear achiness/pain Experiencing achiness or pain in your ears is

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Many people view hearing as something that you don’t need to be concerned with unless there are signs of a significant problem. Ultimately, these individuals won’t get their hearing checked unless they actually notice that their hearing is deteriorating. The reality is that you should be getting your hearing checked or tested regularly. A hearing health professional will be able

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Ears are naturally self-cleaning organs. But sometimes there can be a buildup of wax - usually the result of an infection or wearing of hearing aids . If you need to clean out your ears, what methods should you avoid? Cleaning out with cotton buds Cotton buds seem like the perfect implement to clean out your ears thanks to their

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Hearing loss is one of the most common health conditions in the world, particularly for those over the age of 65 – and as a result, hearing loss is often associated with aging alone. However, there are other causes of hearing loss, with exposure to loud noise usually the most concerning. We are all surrounded by loud noise every day;

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Coping with hearing loss can be difficult. However, a potential issue that could aggravate the issue even more is tinnitus. Often described as a high-pitched whine or screech that only you can hear, tinnitus can be as minor as a temporary occurrence that lasts a few seconds to a long-lasting issue that affects you for hours and prevents you from

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Whether you’re concerned about potential hearing loss or simply wish to have an audiologist check your hearing health, the thought of attending your first hearing test can be quite scary. In truth though, the sense of the unknown is the worse factor of all. Therefore, familiarizing yourself with what to expect from your appointment should be top of the agenda.

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