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You may assume that cleaning your ears is a brilliant thing to do, but sometimes, the best intentions don’t always achieve the desired results. In some cases, cleaning methods can pose a risk to your ears. If you’re wondering how to keep your ears clean, here are three ear-cleaning methods to avoid. Cotton swabs Be honest. Have you ever inserted

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You’re about to spend some money on new hearing devices , which means you need to have an in-depth chat with your audiologist about the options in front of you. There is a huge range of hearing aids available and you need to go through every option to decide which is right for you. There are a few out there

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Approaching your first ever hearing test is the same as approaching any other test in your life; scary! You’re probably concerned about what might happen, nervous about how things are done and just plain worried. You’ll be pleased to know that there’s absolutely nothing to worry about as hearing tests are incredibly straightforward and easy for you to complete. Having

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You might be worried about damaging your hearing due to exposure to loud noise. If you speak to a hearing care provider, you will discover that this type of damage is unfortunately quite common. Hearing loss is no longer and never really has been, a condition of age. It’s something that can occur at any age and it can be

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Keeping your hearing aids in perfect health is absolutely vital if you want to enjoy the full benefits that they can bring. While positive daily habits, such as storing them safely at night, will lay the right foundations but regular maintenance may still be required. As such, knowing to identify when hearing aid repairs are needed is a responsibility that

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Hearing loss can have a devastating impact, but there is help at hand. If you’re having trouble hearing, seeing an audiologist can make all the difference. Hearing aids are a tried and tested treatment for hearing loss, and you may be surprised at the impact they have on your enjoyment of day-to-day life and your confidence. If you’re struggling to

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When you have chosen your hearing aids after a test and evaluation, your audiologist will program them so that they meet your needs and enable you to finally hear better. This appointment is called a hearing aid fitting and it’s important to have this appointment so that your audiologist can talk you through how to use the new hearing devices,

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You might have noticed a substantial change to your hearing lately. Perhaps you have found that you are unable to hear people talk effectively. Or, maybe, for a few months, you have been constantly turning up the volume on the TV further and further. This suggests an issue with your hearing and should be checked out by an audiologist. A

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Tinnitus is usually described as a ringing or hissing in the ears and can develop due to a number of different reasons. Depending on the cause, tinnitus can actually be prevented with the right care and a good understanding of the condition. What is tinnitus? To start, let’s define tinnitus to get a better understanding of it. Tinnitus is when

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In general, you don’t need to clean your ears that often. Most audiologists will recommend you clean them once a month, or every two weeks if you start seeing an excessive amount of wax building up in your ears. When it comes to ear cleaning, there are many different methods out there. Some are more popular than others, but also

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