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There are different levels and types of hearing loss . A hearing test from your audiologist can help you learn which, specifically, is affecting you. In terms of treating the hearing loss and helping restore your range of hearing to a more livable level, hearing aids are the most widely used and highest recommend option available. However, if you have

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If you believe that you have hearing loss, or your primary physician has reason to believe that you do, then you may be recommended to see someone who can help you learn more about this condition to treat it effectively. There are different specialists who can help in varying degrees with your hearing health. The two chief categories are the

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Often known as “ringing in the ears,” tinnitus is a relatively common health condition that can significantly impact a person’s quality of life. The condition causes people to “hear” sounds that have no physical basis – ringing is one of the most common of these sounds, but buzzing, clicking, beeping, and whistling are also prevalent. For individuals with tinnitus, secondary

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If you are due to attend your first appointment with a hearing health professional soon, you will likely have several questions regarding what to expect from the experience. As the process is unfamiliar, you will naturally be wondering what the appointment will involve, what will happen during any hearing tests that are administered and much more besides. Below, we have

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It is fair to say that most people associate hearing loss with the aging process, to the point where experiencing hearing loss in later life is almost seen as a given – something that will happen, and which we should all expect. The idea continues to the point that hearing loss is almost viewed as no big deal; more an

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When you have a loved one who is having real problems with their hearing, communication can quickly become a big problem. If you’re in that situation and you don’t know how to communicate better with your loved one, there are some things you can do to make the situation a little easier and more manageable for everyone involved. There are

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As a hearing loss patient, your hearing aid is obviously vital to your day to day life. So when you’re not satisfied with your hearing aid for whatever reason, it can be a source of great stress and unease. If that’s the situation you find yourself in, taking action is vital because there’s nothing wrong with having to persevere with

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If you have tinnitus , then you’re most likely sick to death of the horrible ringing in your ears. Nothing you do will make it go away, but the good news is that there is a solution. If you talk to your audiologist, they will suggest hearing aids to help treat your symptoms. They won’t cure your tinnitus, but they

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When you are facing difficulties with your hearing or you simply want to keep on top of your hearing, the most important thing that you can do is seek the help of an audiologist. Finding the right audiologist is a process and as with every health professional, you want to find someone that you are comfortable attending appointments with. This

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One of the most commonly asked questions is how often you should engage in ear cleaning . The other question that immediately follows is what are the best methods. It’s a difficult question to answer, as it’s important to clean the outside structure of the ears regularly while leaving enough earwax inside to keep out dust and debris. Believe it

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