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Hearing aids are capable of truly transforming a person’s quality of life, offering multiple benefits to both their physical and emotional well-being. However, to access these benefits, it is critical that people find the correct hearing aid for their specific circumstances. With a variety of different models available, narrowing down the available options and selecting the device that is most

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Presbycusis is a term used to describe hearing loss that is related to age. As it a result, it often known as age-related hearing loss.  Why do people develop presbycusis?  Presbycusis is a type of sensorineural hearing loss that develops as a result of the aging process.  All humans – have tiny hair cells in the inner ear. These hair

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If you have ever wondered why you might need to see an audiologist, then wonder no more:  See an audiologist for a hearing test If you notice that the sounds you hear are not quite as clear as they once were, that speech appears to be muffled or indistinct, or that you often feel the need to increase the volume

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Seeking help is the first step in an attempt to fix your hearing. Without the help of a professional audiologist , it's tough to make the tweaks needed to improve your lifestyle. Of course, a hearing test isn't a one-size-fits-all solution. There are various types of tests audiologists use to determine the problem and come up with a method to

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Hearing devices can be complicated little pieces of technology. Knowing if the problem is that of maintenance or repair can be tricky. We are going to look at some of the signs that your hearing aid needs repairs and just what is causing the issue. Silence Although this should go without saying if you are getting little to no sound

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Going for a hearing aid fitting may not realize like an essential appointment if you don’t know what to expect. But in reality, a fitting is one of the most critical parts of the process of managing hearing loss , if not the most important.  Sometimes, though, the benefits of a hearing aid fitting aren’t immediately obvious. In this article,

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The goal of a hearing test, which is best provided by an audiologist, is to ensure that any occurrence of hearing loss is addressed and that further risk to your hearing loss is prevented. Hearing loss affects over one-tenth of all adults in the country, including many who don’t fall into commonly known risk factors like exposure to loud noise

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Since the very first electric hearing aid was invented over 100 years ago, individuals with hearing loss have made use of this fantastic piece of technology.  One thing that often can go overlooked is the maintenance of the hearing device. We look today at whether or not performing some daily maintenance on your hearing aid can help you avoid repairs.

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When it comes to hearing aids, the statistics can sometimes make for a difficult read. It is believed that less than one in five people who need these incredible devices actually use them. In addition, it can take up to ten years for people to seek treatment for hearing loss .  The above statistics are somewhat surprising, given the fact

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Audiologists play a role in managing hearing health, especially for those who have been diagnosed with hearing loss. It’s important to ensure you find an audiologist who offers the qualities associated with the best in the profession, such as: Excellent communication skills As a patient, you need your audiologist to be able to convey all relevant information to you clearly

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