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Tinnitus is a chronic condition in which the ear generates sounds that have no external cause. Tinnitus is often described as an incessant “ringing” in the ears, although the sounds can take many forms, including whirring, whistling, singing, rasping, rattling and scraping. The noises can be continuous, have no pattern, vary according to a rhythm, or pulse with the beat

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Our hearing is one of the most important senses that we rely on. Whether it’s to listen to dangers such as fire alarms and car horns or just to enjoy conversations with our peers, it’s a rather important part of our lives. However, hearing is one of the senses that can quickly degrade if we’re exposed to loud noises or

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Hearing loss affects large portions of the population. It’s never a nice thing to experience and you should seek the advice of a hearing health professional the moment you recognize any of the common signs of hearing loss. To help you with this, here are the telltale hearing loss signs that you need to look out for: Muffled sounds If

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As advanced as the technology behind modern hearing aids is, with greater sound quality and amplification than ever before, it doesn’t mean they are immune from all issues. When your device is malfunctioning, your audiologist can help you make the hearing aid repairs you need. However, if you want to try fixing it yourself first, here are some troubleshooting steps

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Hearing tests should ideally be part and parcel of your general health maintenance, bundled with a yearly physical and eye tests as regular “screenings” that they help to identify issues before they become catastrophic. Unfortunately, for most people, this is rarely the case; hearing tests tend to be reactive , something that people only seek when they suspect there is

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It doesn't matter whether you’re visiting the audiologist to solve an issue or merely to have a checkup, preparing for the appointment in a suitable fashion is essential. Failure to take the necessary precautions will prevent the audiologist from providing the world-class service that you deserve. In turn, this could lead to a slightly inaccurate diagnosis or treatment choice. Focus

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Hearing aid fittings are an essential part of your ongoing care, helping you to manage your hearing loss effectively, and ensuring that you have the highest quality of life possible. You may, however, have some questions about these sessions, so here are the top frequently asked questions (FAQs) about hearing aid fittings. Will I receive support after my hearing aid

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Are you looking for the best hearing aids that will boost your hearing beyond your current levels? You might be wondering what the best hearing aids are and how to choose the right ones for you. Well, we’re going to discuss this with you, and by the end of this, you should know how to select the right hearing aids

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The sad fact is that many of us do not seek treatment for our hearing loss until it has already become fairly advanced. An even sadder fact is that many people who suffer from hearing loss leave it untreated with a wide range of unfortunate consequences. Because of the nature of hearing loss; the way in which it can sneak

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When it comes to fighting the risk of noise-induced hearing loss, your audiologist will likely recommend hearing protection above any other option. This equipment can stop excessive noise from reaching the inner ear, where it can cause permanent damage to the tiny hair cells in the ears, which leads to hearing loss. But when do you need hearing protection? We’re

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