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Hearing loss is something that can affect anyone. Your age plays a factor, but the type of activities that you do and your lifestyle choices can also accelerate your hearing loss. The best thing to do is to speak with your audiologist, a trained professional that specializes in dealing with hearing loss and other ear-related issues. Eventually, you may be

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Despite being advised to have hearing tests on an annual (or at least bi-annual basis), millions of Americans can count the amount of tests they’ve had on one hand. As such, the sense of unknowingness can be rather scary, which may discourage you from booking a test that you severely need. Here are the answers to some of the most

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When you get hearing aids , it's not as simple as only improving your hearing. Along with being able to hear better, you can enjoy a number of benefits that improve your life. Hearing loss can affect your quality of life in several ways, from making it difficult to hold a conversation to turning sports into a struggle. Wearing hearing

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Your custom-made earmold impression has now returned and in the form of a custom-made earmold. This is amazing, but before you can take it home you need to go in for your earmold fitting. Why you may ask? Because you and your audiologist need to ensure that the earmold fits you properly and is comfortable. So let’s go over what

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If you’re planning on having your hearing tested, then you might be feeling a little nervous or the idea of having your hearing tested by an audiologist might be daunting. Either way, it’s incredibly important to have your hearing tested as you grow older and if you feel like your hearing itself has deteriorated. A hearing aid fitting is much

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Audiologists are hearing experts that specialize in treating and diagnosing problems with your ears. They typically work with both adults and children and they’re well known for helping people with hearing loss by suggesting different types of hearing aids or helping their patients fit their hearing aids around their daily lives. Audiologists are still somewhat of a mystery to most

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Hearings aids are small and incredibly vulnerable devices. While larger hearing aids may be protected, they’re still susceptible to damage and are very fragile. Your audiologist will likely go through some of the most common care tips that can help you keep them in good shape, but you should keep in mind that there are many potential faults that could

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So, you’ve just called your local audiologist and arranged your first hearing test ? That is excellent news, and it means you’re taking a step towards rectifying your hearing issues. Lots of people in your position wonder what they need to do to prepare for their appointment. With that in mind, there are some suggestions below that should assist you

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You might have noticed recently that you are having trouble hearing . This can occur for a number of reasons, and one of the most common issues is a buildup of earwax in the ear. If earwax is clogging up your ear, your hearing might seem muffled, and you may have to ask people to constantly repeat what they are

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If you’ve been advised to consider using hearing aids to improve your hearing, you may be wondering which type of hearing aid to choose. There are various different options on offer, and it’s always advisable to weigh up the pros and cons and seek expert advice. If you’re considering BTE (behind the ear) hearing aids, here are some of the

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