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If you’ve been diagnosed with hearing loss of any kind, you’ve likely been told hearing aids are your best option regarding treatment. However, it’s important to remember that there are several types of hearing devices available on the market, all of which offer a slightly different hearing experience. While the nuances may not seem overly significant, the truth is they

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Clear hearing is an important aspect of your daily interactions, whether personal or professional. So, when you’ve been diagnosed with hearing loss or another auditory-related condition, it’s imperative that you seek the best possible support. While there are many issues to consider, finding the right type of hearing professional should always be top of the agenda. With so many different

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The link between your ears, hearing and balance is an interesting one. Your ears help you to balance, being an important part of your balance system, which also includes your eyes and your musculoskeletal system. If one part of your balance system isn't working as it should, it can lead to symptoms and a diagnosis of a balance disorder. If

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Like any other technology, hearing aid technology is improving quickly and will continue to do so. Hearing aids are getting smaller and more discreet and even the smaller options are capable of holding some pretty advanced features. However, not everyone who needs hearing aids is interested in all of the high-tech features that could be available to them and nor

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Tinnitus sufferers can struggle to deal with the often annoying, frustrating and sometimes upsetting condition. It's characterized by noises in the ear, which might include humming, ringing, buzzing or whooshing, among other sounds. Sometimes tinnitus is caused by an underlying condition, which can be treated to relieve the tinnitus. However, usually, there is no complete cure for tinnitus. Fortunately, there

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Believe it or not, but over the past few years there has been a growing body of evidence that proves a definite link between hearing loss and dementia/loss of cognition. It makes sense when you think about it because the majority of people over the age of 70 suffer from dementia of some description, and three-fourths of all over-70s have

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The first hearing aids you use will likely be good enough for your needs, but as you grow more accustomed to them, you’ll likely start to notice that it lacks a few features or is starting to become less effective at helping you hear more clearly. As a result, you might want to consider speaking to your audiologist and asking

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When you have hearing aids, you need to be aware that things can go wrong. You need to be informed on what you should be looking for, and how to tell if your hearing aids are going to need repairing . There are some tell tale signs that you can look for, so that you will know if they need

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If you have heard noises that no one else can, you might have developed a condition known as tinnitus . Tinnitus causes you to hear noises that aren’t really there due to sensory issues. An audiologist can help you find out whether you are suffering from tinnitus and recommend the best treatment possibilities. There are quite a few to consider,

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For most people, having a hearing test can bring about a number of questions. You probably haven’t had one since childhood and you might be concerned about what to expect. The good news is – there is nothing to be worried about. An audiologist is well-versed in hearing tests and they’re very straightforward evaluations. So, if you’ve been experiencing hearing

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Do you suspect that you may be affected by hearing loss ? Are the signs mounting up too often and too regularly for them to be a coincidence? Is every movie you watch too loud for your friends or family? Does following a conversation in a restaurant leave you feeling frustrated and exhausted? You are more than likely experiencing hearing

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If you’re struggling to hear in group settings, always have to turn the television up or ask people to repeat themselves frequently, you may be experiencing hearing loss . Hearing loss can be a difficult to deal with when you’re unsure of what treatments are available. Luckily, there are several simple ways of handling hearing loss, with hearing aids being

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Tinnitus is a condition that causes "ringing in the ears.” On first inspection, this may not sound particularly concerning; a little annoying perhaps, but ignorable. Unfortunately, the reality of living with tinnitus is very different, and people with this condition often find their lives greatly impacted by the disorder. Given how problematic tinnitus can be, it's worth examining the causes

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Life is a much more beautiful thing when you can hear it, but when you are struggling with hearing loss, it can be hard to feel comfortable in a world that makes you feel isolated and alone. Enter the audiologist : the correct professional to help you figure out your hearing loss situation and make you feel more secure and

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Like any technology, hearing aids sometimes require repairs . You need them to help you hear, so if they're not working properly, it's more than just an inconvenience. If you think your hearing aids might need to be repaired, you might have some questions about who can fix them or even how to tell if they need to be fixed.

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If you want to keep your ears in good health, then you need to take great care of them. A huge part of this is ear cleaning . Everyone has earwax in their ears, and it’s usually not a bad thing. However, when too much builds up, you need to get rid of it. What do the majority of people

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Hearing loss is a problem that many people suffer from, but they don’t actually know it until they visit an audiologist for a hearing test . This is because hearing loss is so gradual that we might not even feel it. However, there are a couple of obvious signs that will tell you that you need your hearing checked. Whether

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Tinnitus is used to describe hearing sounds that come from inside your body and not an external source. Most people would refer to tinnitus as a buzzing or ringing in the ears, but there are also people that would describe it with words such as buzzing, humming or hissing. Some people hear sounds that are similar to music, so the

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Once it has been determined and agreed that you could benefit from wearing a supportive hearing device, ensuring that you receive the very best treatment should be top of your agenda. Having seen an audiologist to diagnose your issues, booking an appointment for hearing aid fitting is essential. You may feel that it’s OK to simply order your hearing aids

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Getting a hearing aid for the first time involves taking in a lot of information. While there will be an element of relief in knowing your hearing will be better than before, there is also a certain amount of stress and anxiety in the process. And whenever we face stressful and anxious moments in life, we often forget to listen

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