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Most people have a basic grasp of what an audiologist does. Unfortunately, the vast majority isn’t entirely sure when to see a hearing healthcare expert. In many cases, not knowing, and the fear of not knowing, encourages people to suffer in silence.   Audiologists offer an array of services, which are suited to an equally wide range of people. If you

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About 20 percent of all people report some kind of hearing loss. While age might be the most common factor leading to trouble with your hearing, it’s not the only one. If your life involves exposure to loud environments and lots of noise, it could be taking a toll on your health. An audiologist can help diagnose the cause and

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Despite its severity, hearing loss is a medical issue that is often overlooked in many circles. For instance, while medical issues such as heart diseases and diabetes are taken quite seriously, the same level of concern is not shown to hearing loss. Individuals with hearing problems should schedule a hearing test with their audiologist as soon as possible.    Because

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Most people have a basic grasp of what an audiologist does. Unfortunately, the vast majority of people don’t know when to see a hearing health expert. In many cases, that encourages people to suffer in silence. Audiologists are doctors who specialize in hearing health. They offer an array of services, which are suited to an equally wide range of people.

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When your natural hearing isn’t quite to the level it should be, hearing aids offer the next best thing. However, they’ll only provide the clarity you deserve when the devices are in perfect condition. Sadly, given their delicate and complex nature, faults are fairly common. Worse still, as most audiologists will confirm, millions of hearing aids users needlessly suffer. Identifying

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Usually, a hearing aid fitting appointment takes between one and two hours, but it can take more or less time than that. How long your appointment takes will depend on a variety of things, from how easy to fit and tune your hearing aid is to how well you adjust to it. A hearing aid fitting should never be rushed,

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It’s likely that most people have suffered with tinnitus — characterized as a ringing in the ears — at one time or another. However, those who suffer with tinnitus regularly or even permanently often have a lower quality of life. Tinnitus can be caused by many different things, but most commonly is caused by damage to the inner ear .

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You have an elderly relative who has hearing loss ; maybe it’s your mom, your dad or an aunt or uncle or grandparent. You know they have hearing loss but may have a problem with mobility and/or transportation so you have decided to take it upon yourself to help. This can seem like a large task to take on but

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Earmolds are used for two main reasons. First as part of a hearing aid and second as a device to protect your hearing. Earmolds are also used as communication devices. If you are having an earmold made it is because an audiologist thinks it will help you. Here’s why. Earmolds and hearing aids Behind-the-ear hearing aids have a component that

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Hearing aids are a common instrument used to deal with hearing loss. However, they’re not perfect and will occasionally need repairs and maintenance – especially if you use them on a regular basis and haven’t replaced or gotten new ones for a while. If you believe your hearing aids might need to be repaired or if you have concerns that

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