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When choosing a hearing aid, one of the most important decisions you will make is regarding the style of hearing aid that you select.  In this piece, we'll provide an in-depth overview of the three most common styles: behind the ear (BTE), in the ear (ITE) and in the canal (ITC), as well as information regarding how each style functions

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Any sound over 85 decibels has the potential to be harmful to hearing health and can lead to the development of a condition known as noise-induced hearing loss. Ear protectors are by far the best way to protect against this concern, preventing dangerous levels of sound from reaching the delicate inner ear. You may have seen these generic, mass-produced protectors

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If you’ve ever experienced a ringing in your ears, whether intermittent or constant, you may have tinnitus. This condition can be caused by a number of factors, and while a cure isn’t currently available, there are several remedies for it. While many instances of tinnitus will resolve within 24-48 hours, if your condition remains or becomes more persistent, it’s time

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There are several different causes for hearing loss , but one of the most prolific is continued exposure to loud noise.  When the ear is exposed to sounds in excess of 85 decibels, hair cells in the inner ear can be harmed. These hair cells are an integral part of the hearing system, and when they begin to deteriorate or

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Is there a persistent ringing in your ears? If it’s been there for more than a week, then the chances are you have tinnitus. Don’t worry; this is a common hearing issue that affects most people at some point in life. Visit your audiologist to get the problem checked out, and they’ll tell you what needs to be done next. 

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If you are dealing with tinnitus, you are more than likely looking at how to deal with it before it feels like it's going out of control. No one wants to deal with the buzzing, ringing, ticking or beeping that comes with tinnitus. The problem is that most people know what tinnitus is but don't fully understand what the treatment

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According to numerous studies, it can take between seven and 10 years for people to seek help for their hearing loss . What’s more, it has been suggested that up to 85% of people who have hearing loss are not currently being treated.  There are many possible reasons for the above statistics, but in some cases, it may be that

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Why are Hearing Tests Important? It’s easy to not think about your hearing health before you notice that something could be wrong with it. As long as everything is working as expected, why would you be concerned? However, there are still plenty of reasons to make an appointment with your audiologist to arrange your hearing test, even if you think

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There is no denying that cleaning your ears is a very critical part of self-care. However, it is something that a lot of people do not do correctly. There are many reasons why this is the case. In some incidents, it is because there is a lot of misinformation on the Internet today. In other incidents, it is because of

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Despite proper maintenance, sometimes our hearing aids need that professional touch. There are specific issues that can occur with your hearing device that will require your audiologist. We are going to look at today at a few of these issues and what to listen out for. Feedback Issues As many of us know, feedback issues with a hearing device can

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