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As a first-time hearing aid wearer, your life is about to be changed for the better. You will hear things you didn’t realize you were missing, gain more confidence in yourself, and in many cases, lead a much more positive life than you did before. However, that’s not to say that wearing a hearing aid is an easy adjustment to

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Visiting an audiologist may be necessary if you’re experiencing hearing loss or a number of other ear-related issues. The audiologist will examine your ears, assess your symptoms and conduct a series of hearing tests to help figure out the root cause of the problem. They will then be able to give you an idea of what treatment will make your

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Hearing loss is an extensive topic and there are several questions you may have that relate to it. We firmly believe that the more you know about hearing loss, the better. Keeping that in mind, here are some of the most frequently asked questions about this topic: What are the symptoms of hearing loss? Hearing loss symptoms vary, but there

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One of the many services your audiologist provides during your hearing health journey is helping you choose and fit the hearing aid best suited to your needs. They may recommend an in-the-ear (ITE) hearing aid. These are some of the largest devices on the market and are designed to sit comfortably in the outer ear. To help you better understand

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It is a common belief that there is nothing that can be done for those who suffer from tinnitus. However, this is not always the case, and there are ways that it can be treated. It depends on what has caused your tinnitus and what you have already tried to combat it. Don’t worry; just living with it is something

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Your hearing aid can be one of the most important pieces of technology in your life. If you’ve partnered with an audiologist to choose the right devices, they can help you regain the world of the hearing once more. As impressive as they are, however, they can still be quite delicate and require some care to ensure they keep working

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When you attend a hearing test , you agree to have your results plotted on something called an audiogram. This is a graph that allows your audiologist to tell how bad your hearing has declined, as it displays the softest sounds that you are able to hear and at which pitches and frequencies. The way that the audiologist reads your

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Ear protection can be used for a variety of purposes. It can be used to protect the ears from cold and water, but it is predominantly used to protect the ears from loud noises. Sound is measured in decibels, and anything over 85 decibels can be very dangerous for the hearing - especially if the ears are subjected to it

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If you’ve been struggling to make sense of the world of late because you can’t hear people talking or you find it virtually impossible to keep track of conversations when there’s background noise, getting used to a hearing aid can take time. Suddenly, after a period of coping with muffled noise and straining to hear, you find yourself in a

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Many people who need to use hearing aids ask their audiologists whether they should replace or repair their products after a few years. There are pros and cons to both solutions, which you can use to determine whether you should repair or replace your hearing aids. Of course, you should always follow the advice given by your audiologist, but the

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