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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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When you are worried about your health, you need to speak to the right person to help you get the treatment you need. When you start to worry about your sight, you seek the help of an eye specialist. When it’s your hearing, it’s an audiologist that you need to see so that you can have your hearing thoroughly tested,

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Having confirmed your hearing loss during the hearing test phase, the audiologist will have helped you find the perfect hearing aids for your individual requirements. Now that the devices are built and ready to go, it’s vital that you get them fitted. Hearing aid fittings can be another daunting process due to the fact you’ve never had this experience before,

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When you start to experience issues with your hearing, you’ll be referred to see an audiologist . An audiologist is the right person who can help to evaluate, diagnose and treat hearing loss. They can even help you to manage the issues that you are having with your hearing long term. Whatever the issue, your audiologist will be at the

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The ears are a very complicated area in the body and unless you’re paying attention, you may not initially notice that there is a problem with your hearing. If you have ever experienced a hissing, buzzing or a constant tone in your ears, then there’s every chance that you have experienced a condition known as tinnitus. It’s a hearing condition

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Whether you have been newly diagnosed with hearing loss or are seeking to replace an existing device, you will likely want to ensure you find the best choice for you. Hearing aids are crucially important to people with hearing loss, and ensuring you find the best "fit" - both literally and metaphorically - is incredibly important. In most cases, your

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