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Hearing Health Blog

Hearing loss can, unfortunately, take its toll on communication. Not only does it make it difficult for the person with hearing loss to express themselves, but it can also discourage other people with normal hearing ability from communicating. Even simple conversations can be difficult when one person cannot hear what the other is saying. While the odd “pardon?” or “what

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Tinnitus is a medical condition characterized by unwanted sounds in the ear that are not generated by the external environment. People with tinnitus often complain of ringing, buzzing and whirring sounds in the ear that appear not to have any external cause. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, 10% of people in the United States

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Wearing a hearing aid for the first time can open you up to a world of sounds that you haven't heard in a long time. Because of this, the experience can take a bit of getting used to, especially if your hearing loss developed over a long period.  If you are new to hearing aids , check out the following

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When you wear hearing aids , it’s important to take good care of them and to be aware of potential risks that can affect their performance, including earwax buildup. While earwax is essential for keeping the ears lubricated and to protect against dirt and dust, too much earwax can be problematic. If you’re worried about excess earwax, or your hearing

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Tinnitus is a common problem. Although most people experience tinnitus symptoms on a short-term basis, tinnitus can be a chronic issue that starts to impact daily life. If you experience tinnitus on a regular basis, or your symptoms have become more severe recently, it’s a good idea to seek professional help and to undergo tests to see if there is

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We all know that prevention is better than a cure. While many of us experience difficulty with our hearing later in life, it is possible to take steps to reduce the risk of premature hearing loss. If your job involves being exposed to high levels of noise, or you live in the city, and you commute using the train or

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Hearing aids, like most of today's mobile electronic devices, rely on batteries. Here, we're going to run through some of the most common hearing aid battery questions that you might have. What types of hearing aid batteries are there? Hearing aid batteries can be split into two separate categories: rechargeable and non-rechargeable. In the past, the most common form of

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Hearing aids , like just like other electronics technology, continue to advance. Today's devices are smaller, offer more features, and operate for longer without requiring a battery change. Bluetooth is a relatively recent addition to assistive hearing devices , giving them the ability to communicate with a wide variety of compatible devices, such as smartphones, desktop computers, and televisions. What

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If you think that you might be suffering from hearing loss, it’s sensible to go for a hearing aid evaluation . A hearing aid evaluation comprises a consultation followed by a battery of tests to determine the nature and extent of any hearing problems you may have. Your hearing is a vital sense and an essential part of your daily

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Wearing hearing aids for the first time can be quite scary, not least because you don’t know what to expect. Whether your hearing loss has been confirmed by a hearing test or you’re due to visit the audiologist in the coming days, a little info on the experience and expectations associated with wearing hearing aids can be hugely beneficial. Here’s

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