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If you’ve been advised to start wearing hearing aids, it’s natural to have questions and to experience a mixture of emotions as your hearing aid fitting looms. You might be excited, but also a bit nervous. This is completely normal. Sometimes, it helps to write down a list of questions, so that you don’t forget what you wanted to ask

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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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While most people know that hearing aids are used to treat hearing loss, the fact that hearing aids come in a variety of different styles is not quite so commonly known. Below, we’ve put together an introductory guide to the most common hearing aid styles and the type of hearing loss they are able to treat. Behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing aids

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Do you really need to see a hearing health professional for hearing aids ? In short - no. But let’s face it, when does the short answer really tell you everything you need to know? The reality is that even though you can buy pretty much everything you possibly need in life online, it doesn’t mean that ordering a set

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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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One of the senses that you should preserve for as long as you possibly can is your hearing. The thing is, there are people out there that will be more likely to suffer from hearing loss where others are not. This can happen as a result of many different factors, and while some are not reversible, others are entirely preventable.

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If you speak to an audiologist about hearing protection then they might recommend that you seek a custom-made solution instead of buying off-the-shelf disposables. In fact, your audiologist might suggest taking a mould of your ear to ensure that you get the perfect fit, but that’s not where the advantages of custom ear protection end. In this article, we’ll discuss

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Ear cleaning might not be something that you’ve even considered yet. But if you’ve been having problems relating to your ears in one way or another, it might be the case that you need to have your ears cleaned out properly by a professional audiologist . It’s something that people benefit from all the time, and we’re going to talk

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It can be difficult to go from not hearing much or anything at all, to then being able to hear everything. It can be quite an overwhelming experience for some people and that is why many of them give up wearing hearing aids . However, there are things that you can do to adjust to wearing these devices, you just

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Whether you have hearing loss, tinnitus or any other condition relating to the health of your ears, only the best audiologist will do. When searching for the right audiologist, there are a number of contributing factors to consider, including location, friendliness and the overall level of service. The big question, however, revolves around the best ways to find an audiologist

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