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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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How long have you had your hearing aids? If it has been more than a few years, chances are that you have already dealt with some maintenance issues. These devices are very delicate and even with proper care can succumb to malfunction. Anyone who has been using them will tell you this so you need to be careful. Here are

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Keeping your ears healthy is integral to your overall health as it’ll affect your hearing, balance, and a host of related issues. While there are many factors to consider, the concept of ear cleaning is one that leaves many people feeling a little confused. Listen to this advice direct from the audiologist to maintain clean ears and crystal clear hearing.

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The process of making an earmold is not complicated. In fact, the process is very simple and can take as little as five minutes to perform. Let’s take a look at the process: Let’s get a better look. Before an earmold impression can be taken your hearing health professional must first take a look in your ears to ensure they

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When you are selecting your hearing aid , you may find yourself overwhelmed with options for various additional features. The terms used to describe these features are rather foreign – directional microphones, tinnitus masking, wind reduction – they all serve an important purpose, but it’s important to find the ones you specifically need. In an effort to introduce an element

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When you get hearing aids, it’s important to make sure that you do book a hearing aid fitting with your audiologist. A hearing aid fitting is a way to make sure that the hearing aid matches your ear perfectly and perhaps even fits in with your lifestyle. For instance, if you are an active person, you might want in-ear hearing

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Hearing loss is a problem that many of us are concerned about. Because it can happen gradually, many people don’t even realize that they have hearing loss until they visit an audiologist and request a hearing test. However, hearing tests can make people feel uncomfortable and the idea of attending one can even be daunting. In this short guide, you’ll

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Have you ever thought about protecting your hearing ? Many of us take our hearing for granted, and we assume that we’ll be able to hear clearly for years to come. The truth is that hearing loss is common in aging, but it doesn’t only affect older people. If your ears are exposed to loud noises on a regular basis,

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Hearing aids are often seen as a technology that only “old” and senior people need. However, many people in America suffer from hearing loss, often without even knowing it. Hearing damage can occur at surprisingly low decibel ratings. For instance, simply mowing the lawn without ear protection could eventually start to degrade your hearing. If you’ve been exposed to loud

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