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Everybody should take a hearing test at least once every 3 to 5 years. Meanwhile, those with known or suspected problems should increase that frequency to at least once a year, starting with a trip to the audiologist ASAP. As with a lot of healthcare tasks, however, it’s very easy to keep putting it off until tomorrow. Here are some

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Tinnitus is a symptom related to a wide range of conditions and health concerns, that causes you to perceive noise that isn’t really there. It’s a symptom that varies greatly from person to person. It can be very intense and constant, and in most cases, it is hard to find the single cause. As a result, tinnitus can have a

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For many of us, the idea of visiting an audiologist is a new experience. Few of us attend these appointments on a routine basis, which means you may be unfamiliar with the process. After all, our hearing is as vital as our eyesight, which most of us have screened on an annual basis. You may reach a point in your

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If you are worried about exposure to loud noises, you might have decided to speak to your audiologist. They probably recommended that you use some form of ear protection . Ear protection is the only way to avoid exposure to loud noises that could damage your hearing, short of simply avoiding the cause of the loud noises. For many of

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Hearing aids are broadly available on the market. You can buy one on the internet just as easily as getting them from an audiologist. But buying a hearing aid directly without assistance does have its disadvantages and dangers. Here, we’re going to look at why the hearing aid fitting is a crucial part of the process and why you should

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Hearing loss  can be sudden and immediately noticeable. If you have an ear infection, wax build-up, suffer an injury or are exposed to a sudden barrage of loud noise, you might notice it straight away. However, more commonly, it is a gradual process, one that can be hard to notice for a long time. Here are some of the signs that

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Believe it or not, but there are right and wrong ways of cleaning your ears. It seems like a relatively straightforward task, but a lot of people end up doing the wrong things. This includes using the wrong techniques, cleaning at the wrong times, and so on. To help make ear cleaning easier, we’ve compiled a short article focusing on

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Hearing aids are specialist devices that can make a huge difference to the life of the wearer. They’re also a sort of device that struggles under high expectations. Unlike many other medical devices, hearing aids cannot be be softly managed and afforded extra-careful handling. Hearing aids have to be able to cope with the rough and tumble of everyday life,

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So, you have booked a hearing test with your audiologist? Well, good for you - as we all know. Looking after your ears and hearing is just as important as looking after the health your body, eyes, and teeth. However, do you know what to expect once you arrive? Whether it is your very first time with an audiologist or

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Hearing loss is one of the most common conditions that everyone faces in their lives. With around one in every five Americans having at least some degree of hearing loss, the numbers speak for themselves. However, not everyone decides to do something about it. Hearing aids provide some fantastic benefits to those that suffer from hearing loss, but not everyone

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